Spontaneous combustion is happening to teens all over
America, burning from the inside out. The government has a
special black ops unit called Code Blue that is studying
the problem but they have no idea how to stop it from
happening. All the government knows is that teens combust
on or around their fifteenth birthday.
Jimmy Somerset is a seventeen-year-old who has been in and
out of foster homes all his life. His latest home is good
for him and he has a job he loves. However, high school
bullies won't leave him alone. One day they go too far and
Jimmy causes permanent physical damage on his tormentor.
He is given the option of going into the government-
sponsored program TRACE or Juvenile hall. He picks TRACE
not knowing he will be placed in a unit mentored by Code
Blue who thinks he is the key to getting the answers to
This is one novel where the government does not behave like
an impersonal robot but as a group of caring individuals
that deal with a complex problem of epic and international
proportions. The children in TRACE are cared for and
getting the treatment they need even if they don't know
what is really going on around them. STRANGER INSIDE is a
science fiction novel that keeps readers guessing until the
very last paragraph.
From the author of The Omega Game...
There's something inside Jimmy-and it's burning to get
For five years, Nate Adriano has been on the most bizarre
case he's ever encountered, a situation hidden by the
government. Fifteen teenagers have died, seemingly from
internally generated fires. But one teenager, Jimmy
Somerset has all the symptoms, yet has defied the odds-and
may hold the answer to what exactly is inside.