Amber Grey was born with a powerful gift; the forces of nature are irrevocably bound to her emotions. Her joy emits blinding, sparkling light, her sorrow forms clouds, and her anger can summon lightning bolts. A flash of Amber’s emotion has the ability to hurt others—her greatest fear, but it can also evoke calm. As a budding teenager, this power takes strength and courage to harness.In this sequel to Amber Grey, calm before the storm, the impetuous, curly-haired blonde faces the drama of romantic love and battles the forces of evil in an epic showdown. Amber is allied with the Protectors, a group of people born with superhuman talents, whose mission is to preserve and protect the world from harm. Their challenge lies in confronting the forces of evil, manifested in a group known as the Misusers—those who use their natural-born gifts for control and power over others for personal gain. As the Misusers take Amber’s baby brother hostage, Amber is lured into a web of mystery and adventure across the globe, and sometimes those closest to her heart are the people who create the biggest emotional storms for her.On her journey to rescue her brother from the Lost City, a secret and sacred site belonging for centuries to the Misusers, Amber learns that her special gift may hold more weight than she ever imagined. From Paris to Damascus to the Swiss Alps, Amber’s trek is filled with light, love, loss, and reconciliation. Young Amber Grey is unwittingly chosen to fulfill a daunting task, one only the forces of nature could help her see to fruition.