Author(s): Alex Marlowe
Percy Jackson meets The League of Extraordinary Gentleman meets Sherlock In Victorian London, 13-year-old Luke Frankenstein dreams of joining The Immortals - a supernatural crime-fighting squad, founded by his father Victor. But when Luke secretly follows the Immortals on a mission against the Dark Pharaoh Sanakhte, he is killed. Luke's body is preserved for 160 years before he is reanimated in the modern day, his body bestowed with superhuman powers and fitted with modern upgrades. Sanakhte has returned and Luke must reunite the scattered Immortals. But to destroy Sanakhte, Luke must uncover a terrible secret hidden in his past...
A teen boy is brought back from death and joins an immortal crime-fighting squad
This has a wonderfully fresh voice and some brilliantly imagined characters and scenarios. It's a great start to a very promising series, full of tension and anticipation Parents In Touch
Alex Marlowe lives in London in a crumbling Victorian house he thinks is haunted...or he hopes it is. When he's not strolling the city's streets, he reads gothic novels and has a passion for old martial arts films.