Anomaly by Thea Atkinson
Approx. 66,360 words.
Published on December 18, 2010.
A chance meeting with a compassionate nurse promises a much needed respite until the tormented drug addict from next door puts J on a renewed path of self destruction that threatens to re-ignite all the fears he's spent years trying to manage: his sobriety, his identity, his fragile sense of self.