Below Sunlight by Ryan Smith
Approx. 106,890 words.
Published on March 30, 2010.
For twenty-three years Sam lived an ordinary life in Seattle with his mother, sister, and friends. But after a romance with his girlfriend ends in tragedy, Sam escapes to New Mexico in hopes of finding adventure and leaving his past, family, and friends a distant memory.
In Albuquerque, a place where he is a stranger, Sam meets Lola, an angel-obsessed woman, who takes him in.