This is a list of my fiction books that are currently in print. For a comprehensive list of non-fiction and out-of-print books I've written, visit my Goodreads author page.
Try Catch Finally
Try Catch Finally is corporate satire set in a "big old dinosaur" IT company. Believing he will be part of a massive layoff, a Systems Analyst named Halleck lines up an awesome new job at a tech startup. All he has to do is show up on "Chainsaw Friday," get his layoff papers, and chill out until Monday. But the company doesn't lay him off, and the non-compete agreement he signed a decade ago prevents him from quitting. If he wants that cool new job, he's going to have to find a way to get laid-off. Using his Generation X Survival Skills and every ounce of Chainsaw Friday spirit he can muster, Hal sets out to prove his worthlessness to the corporate overlords who spared him.
The Hero is a work of impressionist speculative fiction set in a desolate, post-feudal civilization. When the charismatic leader of a merchant guard crew is killed in a senseless accident, his designated replacement decides to fulfill a promise to the late Captain by quitting the crew and finding his surviving relatives in a remote village. Instead of a quaint valley settlement, the new Captain finds a decaying town on the verge of collapse, an old landlord who appears to welcome its decline, and a thriving stronghold of highwaymen fresh from murdering what remained of the merchant guard crew. As the valley's mysteries unwind and the tension escalates, the Captain's mental condition begins to deteriorate as almost-forgotten memories begin to connect with horrible realities.