Durham was supposed to be a quiet, sleepy little town, but it held more excitement and wonder than Alex had ever known in her 17 years living in the heart of east end Toronto. Her need for escape brings her into a world she thought only existed on the pages of a book. Follow as she is thrown into this new realm and discovers that here, she is more herself than ever before. With the help of Nate, the strange blue-eyed boy from her premonitions, she navigates new abilities and new friends, but she feels like there's more secrets than answers in this world. This is the first part of The Empire of Wind and Smoke.