Nexus by Carla Herrera
Approx. 46,990 words.
Published on April 19, 2013.
Alex is different. An introspective, nine-year old whose parents have a difficult time bonding with him. Dad thinks he's too small, Mom thinks he asks too many questions and his brother thinks he's a nerd.
All that changes when he's abducted by aliens and wakes on a different planet. Xilam, a beautiful alien woman will train him for a particular task.
But its going to take a long time...