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Not many would care to know the emotional impact that society has over a quiet, sensitive gay person because they are the ones who are rarely seen or heard.  Send that person into a difficult, life-altering situation and what comes out of it is a story never expected and one that many individuals would never dare to admit.


Torn Book Cover 3“Torn: Sixty Days of Calaboose”

“It is said that a mind is a terrible thing to waste…

For some, it is also a very terrifying thing to lose…”


What could possibly go wrong for a sensitive effeminate male unexpectedly incarcerated in a room full of unpredictable strangers?  For Adrian Bailey, just about everything, and in the midst of constant fear, lies, prejudice, and madness, he finds more…

Under false pretenses, Adrian Bailey finds himself arrested and locked up in the local county jail for the first time in his life.  Despite all the horror stories he had read or heard of concerning life behind bars, nothing was like the actual experience.  Not only was he utterly devastated and confused over the situation he was unjustly thrown into, but also lost at the mercy of whatever actions that could or would be made against him, including prejudice from someone of his own race.  As the madness of his experiences take control, he fears his only recourse is to succumb to whatever means necessary to survive.

The traumatic events that occur thereafter would surpass everything Adrian thought he ever knew about real life.  And then he finds what he never expected: an intense three-way love affair that would test every remaining fiber of his mental stability and then some. Worst of all, there wasn’t one thing he could do to stop it.  Not one damn thing at all…


When someone is in the process of losing one’s mind, the pathway to sanity is to reach back into your heart to find the place that God has laid claim, to lead you in the right direction.”   That was a very logical & Christian thing to consider at the time.  I thought I was losing my mind.  I forgot I already had…”

 ~ Adrian Bailey ~


Warning:  Adult Language. Violence & Sexual Situations implied.

Ebook available on Amazon.  Screenplay in progress.