Original Title: HeartlessWelcome to the unsteady world of Dustin Conrad, a twenty-something psychotic depressive who, on the brink of suicide meets a god that offers to save his life and fix all of his problems ... for a price. Crashing through boundaries of traditional storytelling, HEARTLESS is a terrifying twist on the Romance novel. Ambitious in scope and design, Durchholz has crafted a novel that seamlessly blends real-world insanity and metaphyiscal conspiracy. Filled with rich characters and enough plot twists to choke on, this is a novel like no other. Featuring anthropomorphic mirages, talking dogs, vampire robots, crabs with human faces, upside-down pages, missing words, pages from another novel...if you start to question your sanity...that's the point. You'll be okay...promise.