‘Alt-Hero: Covert’ Is ‘the First Novel in the Arkhaven Universe’ of Superheroes

Jon Del Arroz authored the novel, scheduled for release this month.

Author Jon Del Arroz revealed the line art for the cover of his latest novel (see above) and the novel’s title at the Superversive SF (Speculative Fiction) blog on Dec. 28. Alt-Hero: Covert is “the first novel in the Arkhaven universe” of superheroes.

From Del Arroz’s blog entry:

Alt-Hero: Covert is coming in January!

As an ordinary high schooler, David Wright struggles with loneliness, stress, and a lack of purpose. There’s nothing special about to make him worth noticing by anybody. Being too ordinary, he realizes he might as well be invisible. One day, the invisibility becomes all too real as he finds himself disappearing in the middle of school.

Unable to control his powers, David registers with the U.N.’s Superhuman Protection Council for their new schooling and training program for young specials. His powers are spotted by the U.N. as useful for reconnaissance and spy work, throwing David far in over his head into matters of national security. . . .

Click on over to Superversive SF for the full post.

And make sure you check out these previous posts from The Loftus Party on Del Arroz and his work!