New Book Reveals the Deadly Venom of the Disease Called ‘Addiction’

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Author David O. Rice tells another gripping mystery novel that delves into the lives of the people enslaved by drugs and sex

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Highlighting the many detrimental effects of drug or substance abuse in the mind and the body, author David O. Rice once again grips every reader’s mind by presenting another thrilling mystery novel. “Sex and Drug Addiction And The Insanity of It All” introduces readers to four individuals and their addictions, and let readers see how each of them combats the dark shadow that seems to feed on their addictions.

In his latest novel, Rice tells a story that highlights the addictive behaviors and the associated consequences which eventually lead to the physical and emotional destruction, of possibly some of the most exciting and dynamic characters he has ever created in his mystery writing career. Within the pages of this new tale, readers will see how dark and ominous addicts can become when they can never overcome their addiction even inside treatment centers.

Jimmy Lee was the person whose military career ended after a tragic accident and later on became addicted to prescription pain medication. Then there’s Barbara, she was a woman whose sexual needs could not be satisfied by her husband, and she finds ways to fulfill her sometimes incestuous needs. There is also Neil, the male woman- chaser who doesn’t know which way to turn and found doubt in what he believed was the truth. And finally there is Toni, the character that you must read about in this novel to truly understand the intense insanity that controlled his or maybe her every behavior. All of these exciting characters are eventually consumed by the dark shadow of their own personal and quite often deadly addictions.

Deeply-rooted on the current plague in humanity, this mystery novel presents the realities of the psychological consequences associated with addiction, and the components of therapy treatment directed toward the volatile drug and sexual abuses that definitely alters life of the people it enslaves and damages the personality of those patients afflicted with the disease of ‘Addiction.’

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About the Author
Since his retirement as a psychological nurse at one of the most prestigious alcohol and drug treatment centers that has a reputation for successful treatment of addictions, and is well known throughout the country, David O. Rice began his writing career, and has published many psychological mystery novels that have an extremely unconventional approach. “Justice for All,” “The Women of Conjure,” “Altered States,” and his personal favorite “Recovery The Hard Way,” just to name a few of his many novels. From his many years of experience in psychological treatment for drug and other substance abuse disorders, he has gained a perspective that he uses in his writing which attempts to explain why the entire ‘addiction process’ is so detrimental and deadly to all excessive behaviors displayed by those afflicted with this horrible and often tragic disease of addiction.

Sex and Drug Addiction And The Insanity of It All * by David O. Rice
Publication Date: 4/23/2014
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 180 pages; 978-1-4931-5943-7
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 180 pages; 978-1-4931-5944-4
e-book; $3.99; 978-1-4931-5945-1
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