Kordell Christie is a respected 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!
A 2003 Lambda Literary Award Finalist for Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror