Alex and The Gruff (a tale of horror) by C. Sean McGee
Approx. 96,060 words.
Published on July 26, 2013.
This is the tale of a polite and well-mannered boy named Alex who; after being abducted by a pedophile, develops an incredible bond with an angry and foul mouthed doll called The Gruff who teaches young Alex how to find his voice.