Both the name given to a trilogy of books written by Peter F Hamilton
, and the name of a special Army corps
. within the books.
Short version: after a blanket testing for psi
powers within the army, those who exhibited some were given an implant
which could generate a neurohormone
on demand to amplify this power. The corps was later disbanded (since the results weren't predictable), leaving the ex-squaddies to make their way as best they could.
became a private detective - with an amplified empathic/telepathic ability.
The first book is definitely worth anyone's time to read (as well as being fairly unusual for being largely set in/around Peterborough
); the later ones aren't quite so hot, but still very good.
The books are (in order) Mindstar Rising
, A Quantum Murder
, and The Nano-flower