Roy’s eking out an existence working a minimum wage job at a big box store when his girlfriend kicks him out for being a drunk piece of shit. Then a night out at the club with his friend Banksy goes south, leaving Roy in the middle of a murder investigation. All he wants is enough cash to drink, smoke, and sleep under a roof. Roy has two options: Watch his shitty life circle the drain or do something about it.
Chris Rhatigan is the editor of the crime fiction journal All Due Respect and the co-publisher of All Due Respect Books. He is the author of more than fifty published short stories and the novella The Kind of Friends Who Murder Each Other. His short story collection Wake Up, Time to Die was released in 2014 by BEAT to a PULP. His novella Pessimist is one half of the All Due Respect Books double novella publication you don’t exist. His novella A Pack of Lies appeared in another All Due Respect Books publication, Two Bullets, along with Disco Rumble Fish by Ryan Sayles. His noir novella Squeeze was published in April of 2016.