RIOT LOAD by Bryon Quertermous

RIOT LOAD Bryon Quertermous June 14th, 2016 Polis Books   Dominick Prince is ready to start his life as a regular guy, at least as “regular” as he can be. After the chaos he endured trying to get his master’s thesis signed, it’s now time for him start his life with his new wife and prepare for their first born child. Dominick is working a 9-5 job and has his coveted book deal. Things are looking pretty normal. He’s even bored at his day job, like a normal person.  When an old friend, Lindsey, asks for a favor and his bounty hunter wife asks for his help following some thugs, well… that’s when things go sideways. Both the favor and the thugs...

A Conversation With Quertermous

What follows is a snapshot of the typical conversations Bryon Quertermous and I have just about once a week. They are an ever-shifting, topic hopping nightmare to translate, but damn are they something I’ve grown quite fond of. In the spirit of Bryon’s June 14, 2016, release of RIOT LOAD, Bryon and I thought it would be mildly amusing to give the public a look inside our strange communications. Oddly enough, what started out as an idea of me interviewing Bryon about the upcoming book, then turned into Bryon interviewing me. Bad Bryon! That guy never could stick to a plan. Anyway, here goes: Bryon: Kate did the official review of Riot Load,...

MURDER BOY by Bryon Quertermous

Polis Books March 31, 2015 You can see the finish line. You can see the end result of your hard work and dedication to craft. It’s right over there. Just over that line. Look. See it? Yeah. It’s right in the hand of your professor. All he has to do, is sign that thesis form. Yeah. Sign that form, man. Sign it, and your dreams of becoming a professional writer are a reality. But what would you do if the sonofabitch just WON’T SIGN IT? You can’t reason with him because he won’t talk to you about it. He’s just a snob who looks down on your being a crime writer. He doesn’t respect you or what you write. He thinks everyone should write literary...