It began with a CIA operation, an experimental program in mind-spying.Then priorities shifted and the PSI Project was no longer considered esesntial.But Samuel Hunter wasn't about to abandon the project.Not when he could use his three young recruits—Summer Mann, James Powell, and Kate Mimeaux—for far more than spying.

But when Hunter tried to make Summer into his personal assassin, coworker Michael Hastings had had enough.So Hastings came up with the Great Escape.Changing his name to Kevin McConnell, he and his three charges fled cross-country, losing themselves in Los Angeles.

Kevin knew Hunter would never give up the chase, but for now they were safe—at least until Kevin ran into someone from his own past, Plice Detective Lieutenant Daniel Kaufman.Kaufman was willing to protect Kevin's new "family" but wanted something in return—their help.Someone—or something—was killing the special effects people in Hollywood, and the police were stumped.Kevin's kids might be able to provide the clues the police needed through their special talents.Still, Kaufman wouldn't have asked if he could have foreseen the deadly jeopardy his request would place them in...