Shattered Lives first appeared in the Queermance II Anthology published by Clan Destine Press on 17 April 2015. The anthology is still available and contains some fantastic short stories.
Paul is a returned Vet struggling to come to terms with the loss of everyone he loves. He stumbles across Xavier in the midst of a messy breakup with his boyfriend. As they try to rebuild their shattered lives, they discover a new life is waiting, if only they can leave their old one behind.
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