Imagine a pill that could eliminate your illnesses, insecurities, and fears. Would you take it? An invasive entity has settled into the town of Ayser. The demon preys on desperate citizens. It offers them hope and strength in exchange for favors. It corrupts the citizens in order to move around the world. Joseph Daniels is insecure within his marriage. He is haunted by his sterility and his inability to give his wife what she has always wanted. A family. To compensate, he is propelled into the arms of the invasive entity. The demon offers to fix his marriage, but at a terrible cost. Will Joseph be able to overcome his fears and relinquish all that he loves in order to destroy the demon and save his decaying soul? The Demon of Decay is a psychological-horror novel inspired by Stephen King's The Shining and the style of Cormac McCarthy. If you enjoy slow-burning horror stories that explore spiritual warfare and inner demons, then you'll love Alex C. Gates's creepy debut novel that will haunt you long after THE END.