Hugo Gerard, an awkward and unsociable high school chemistry teacher, concealed his powers with due diligence until Pinnacle thugs held him and his peers for ransom during a bank heist. Faced with a grim outlook spiraling toward his impending demise, Hugo decided to act with a resonance powerful enough to burn his foes to cinders. Sometimes, heroes rise from the ashes.
About the Author
Brett Sawyer (1986), born in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, is an indie author who writes short stories & novellas, from science fiction to superheroes. He graduated from Eastern Illinois University in 2015 with a Bachelor’s in education and currently teaches game design at Lake Land College. Short Change arrived at retailers in November of 2014, the start of a superhero series where ordinary people gained powers over oddly specific domains, following the story of a shorter than average hero who can telekinetically manipulate small units of currency. Short Change is free on “smashwords.com/profile/view/BrettPS” and Barnes & Noble along with other samples and short fiction. Brett’s popular releases in science fiction include “Dark Station” and “Tales from the Colony: An Interstellar Saga.” Dark Station is a deep space thriller set aboard an abandoned orbital science station where Ben Gebbley and his crew secretly investigate the disappearance of the original staff before others come to claim the lost assets. For updates on Brett’s projects, follow his blog at “brettps.co” or follow him on twitter, at “twitter.com/BrettPsWrites”