Books by Dietrich Kalteis

CALL DOWN THE THUNDER by Dietrich Kalteis
Released: Oct. 15, 2019

"A sharp-witted, affecting noir, Dust Bowl-style. "
With an enemies list including bankers, loan sharks, and the Ku Klux Klan—not to mention ferocious dust storms—farmer Sonny Myers takes drastic measures to survive in late-1930s Kansas. Read full book review >
ZERO AVENUE by Dietrich Kalteis
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Kalteis (House of Blazes, 2016, etc.) paints a down-and-dirty picture of a punk-rock scene fueled by drugs and marred by violence but buoyed by a heroine with plenty of faults and a grim determination to succeed."
Sex, drugs, and punk rock in No Fun City. Read full book review >
HOUSE OF BLAZES by Dietrich Kalteis
Released: Oct. 11, 2016

"What might have been a fast-moving but routine crime caper has gained added interest from its setting amid the turmoil of San Francisco's 1906 earthquake."
Kalteis (Triggerfish, 2016, etc.) offers a shoot-'em-up from the get-go, adding a twist by making the principal player a hard-to-cheer-for ex-con seeking revenge while in the middle of a natural disaster. Read full book review >