The Spirit Within by Sheila Parker
Approx. 48,280 words.
Published on October 4, 2012 by
Cassandra Blakemore seems to have the life every girl her age wants - college, cute boyfriend, cool friends, loving relatives. Except that cute mechanic and live-in lover Raleigh Nichols is sinking into the bottle. And hitting her. Cassy isn't going to take it, of course. This all too familiar story comes with a supernatural twist that will delight every reader.