At seventeen, most teenagers are looking forward to finishing school and deciding who to take to the school formal. Nova Wilson thought she was like everyone else until ... the world went mad.
A wave of anger and aggression is sweeping the globe. Violent crimes are suddenly commonplace and threatening everyone's safety, even in the small Victorian town where Nova lives. What follows is a journey of self-discovery as Nova develops her special abilities as an empath, struggles to survive against the odds, and falls in love. Can Nova and her friends help D.O.V.E. in the fight against the 'warrior gene' violence and restore peace?
Flying Close to the Sun draws eerie parallels with the challenges we face today as a result of a global pandemic, simmering resentment between world powers, and an increasingly disconnected society. Its themes of good versus evil, friendship, and the difficult choices we face will resonate with young people and offer hope for a brighter future.