Doug Engstrom has been a farmer's son, a US Air Force officer, a technical writer, a computer support specialist, and a business analyst, as well as being a writer of speculative fiction. He lives near Des Moines, Iowa with his wife, Catherine Engstrom.
An intense and engaging satire of contemporary American life that reads like a Richard Morgan version of The Hunger Games, telling the story of indentured young trainees being groomed for violent tournament spectacle-and exploring the compromises we all make to survive in the arena of 'real life.' -- Christopher Brown, Campbell and World Fantasy Award-nominated author of <em>Tropic of Kansas</em> and <em>Rule of Capture</em> <em> </em> A relentless commentary on the human cost of debt culture, Corporate Gunslinger is the kind of honest, page-turning dystopia we need now more than ever. -- Darin Bradley, author of <em>Noise</em> <em></em>