New York: Simon & Schuster (Simon Pulse) (2016) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel by this musician, a dystopian vision of a future where an attempt to find a way to eliminate cancer is perverted into creating synthetic robots which are the ultimate weapons - "Seventeen-year-old Isaak discovers the truth about his origin and the underground forces that must come together to fight against a secret government organization formed to eradicate those like him . . .In a single night, Isaaks life changed forever. His adoptive parents were killed, a mysterious girl saved him from a team of soldiers, and he learned of his own dark and destructive origin. Isaak is a Robot: a government-made synthetic human, produced as a weapon and now hunted, marked for termination." SIGNED by the author on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Published as part of the "It Gets Better Project" to inspire hope and create change for LGBTQ young people. 475 pp. ISBN: 978-1481459297.