Talent Chronicles series by Susan Bischoff (Books #0.5 – 2)
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Overview: Susan Bischoff is an incurable romantic with a soft-spot for superheroes, those larger-than-life characters whose supernatural abilities set them apart from everyone else. Some are loved by all and known by none, some are woefully misunderstood and mistreated by those they serve. Traditionally, the life of the super-powered being seemed to her to be one destined for loneliness, and yet so deserving of a happily ever after. The Talent Chronicles series, which tells the stories of superhuman characters in a world that fears and persecutes them, was born out of her desire for happily ever after in the superhero realm. For superhero hook-ups! Superhero Romance! These are stories for those who love romantic storylines in television shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Smallville, and in movie series like Batman, Superman, and The X-Men. She’s been known to say, "These are stories for people who wished Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor could have worked things out."
Genre: Fiction, Fantasy
Impulse Control (Talent Chronicles Intro)
In the world of the Talent Chronicles, kids born with supernatural powers are taken from their families and forced into government research facilities called State Schools. At one such school, a dangerous experiment has killed two young inmates and threatens others. Ethan, a shape-shifter, is reluctantly recruited by his best friend Karen, a telepath, and Elle, the unique Talent he has a crush on, to thwart the faculty’s plans. If they’re caught they face Detention, and Detention at a State School has a whole different meaning.
Hush Money (Talent Chronicles #1)
Be normal, invisible. Don’t get close to anyone. Kids with psychic abilities tend to mysteriously disappear when they get noticed. Joss has spent years trying to hide. Now she has an unasked-for best friend, who is the victim of an extortion plot by the school bully, who used to like Joss, who is best friends with her long-time crush, who is actually talking to her. Life just got more complicated.
Heroes ‘Til Curfew (Talent Chronicles #2)
In the world of the Talent Chronicles, kids with supernatural abilities, Talents, are taken away to government-run research facilities from which they do not return. In this sequel to Hush Money, Joss finds herself mired deep in “he likes me, he likes me not” territory as Dylan wonders how he could possibly impress a girl who can toss dumpsters around with her brain. While they’ve been dancing awkwardly around their feelings for each other, the government’s undercover agent has been turning in more Talents than ever, creating the perfect climate of fear for Marco to draw scared Talents to his cause. Marco’s plotting revenge against Dylan, the best friend who betrayed him, and Joss, the girl they fought over. He’s the one behind the crime wave that’s threatening Fairview’s businesses, including Joss’s family’s store, and drawing even more government attention in their direction. As Joss and Dylan explore their feelings for each other and begin to discover how much they have in common, they have a decision to make. Is it worth risking each other and their freedom to play the heroes and stand up for what’s right?