A respected gay businessman must decide whether the new man in his life is a dream lover or date from hell.
Kordell Christie is a black, gay businessman. Mario Cervantes is a childhood friend who mysteriously reappears out of the blue. On the surface, the two men get along great, but Mario’s memory is a little hazy, his behavior a little strange and his dark secrets linked to a bizarre and twisted world that could destroy them both.
Just when the two are starting to become close, Mario is accused of being a sex offender.
Mario insists he’s innocent. Kordell wants to believe him.
Together, the two men embark on a frenetic journey for the truth, a quest that leads them up and down the Central California coast, where they meet some very sinister forces involved in a bizarre and twisted operation hidden amidst the picturesque mountains outside Santa Barbara.
Is Mario a dream lover or a date from hell?
Should Kordell risk his friends, his business and his life to unravel the mystery?
They both have 72 hours to figure it out … go!
The Devil Inside: The Suspense Thriller
by Randy Boyd
A 2003 Lambda Literary Award Finalist for Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror
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Reviews for “The Devil Inside”
“A wild ride into the thicket of political issues and psychological thrills. Boyd juggles his over-the-top plot with energy, glee, and ease. A highly satisfying roller-coaster-read of a book.” Q Syndicate Book Marks
“Boyd carves out his characters like a sculptor. An excellent mystery from a terrific writer.” 365Gay.com
“A taut thriller, loaded with fantastic twists, turns, and a cast of characters you won’t soon forget. A page turner that will keep you guessing right to the end.” The Texas Triangle
“A riveting, Hollywood-style thriller. The most refreshing part? For a change, the two heroes aren’t white. Kordell is an African-American with AIDS, and Mario is, of course, Latino. A third major character is Japanese. Quite a nifty twist to your routine gay male adventure novel, making this a must summer read.” The Letter (Louisville, KY)
“A psychotic little pulp novel about Kordell Christie, a square gay businessman who becomes part of a mystery that involves mind control, a bad man named Pizarro, and a place called the Facility where there are drug-enhanced masturbation machines.” Unzipped Magazine