Troy, with his irrational fears, is the least likely person to lead a war. But that doesn’t mean he can escape his destiny.
A trip to New Orleans turns into something much larger when aliens called Pirans kidnap him and his friends. A perfect doppelganger for their dead general Tohmas, Troy is thrust into the front lines of battle against Reptauran invaders. Now, the Pirans must convince their people that Tohmas rose from the dead to lead them to victory.
As it turns out, the Pirans aren’t totally wrong. Tohmas isn’t quite gone—and his lingering essence has found Troy a suitable host. Troy must fight with everything he’s got to save both Pira and the Earth, the Reptaurans’ next likely target. As he struggles to maintain control of his own destiny, Troy knows that no matter the outcome, his life will never be the same.
Explore the mind of this unlikely hero in Essence, the first book in a new Sci-Fi series by Nick Braker, a coming-of-age tale full of adventure and steamy encounters.