Q-FAQ by Tom Bacchus, now on Kindle

My scifi erotic comic porny novel Q-FAQ, is finally in a Kindle edition. Get it now for only $4.20 US.

Excerpt from the review on Edge Media:

The novel itself is a journal-like account, from Afaik’s point of view, of the bizarre, colorful creatures they encounter, the ludicrous situations they find themselves in, as well as blog and news excerpts from ongoing current events, which attempt to help both the reader and the protagonist determine where the duo are headed and why. The most important clue is an advertisement from a gay.com-like website, appearing over and over, announcing its sponsorship of the grand reopening of a once-famous bathhouse, an event which is expected to attract masses of sexual deviants. Is this gathering of the masses just another gala circuit party-type event, and might it have something to do with why Aces is compelled to race across the country?

Here's an excerpt from my Q&A about Q-FAQ on Edge Media:

Gay freedom fighters wage a high-tech war against an oppressive government regime in Tom Bachhus’s juicy new pulp novel Q-FAQ. Imagining a worst-case-scenario growing from the present political climate, Bacchus takes us to a near-future America run by New Puritans who are clamping down on any kind of "deviancy." Against this grim backdrop his protagonists, a wily Turkish hacker and a mysterious mercenary, make love, make trouble, and make tracks across the country as they prepare a counterstrike against the dystopian authorities. 

Bacchus cites cyberpunk author William Gibson (Neuromancer, Virtual Light) as an inspiration, but Q-FAQ’s jittery, patchwork style and political commentary are also reminiscent of one of Gibson’s antecedents, John Brunner. Before the advent of personal computers, Brunner was writing about the sociological impact of information overload and unbridled capitalism in impressionistic cautionary tales like The Sheep Look Up and Stand on Zanzibar. Although Bacchus writes with a narrower focus than Brunner, he has Brunner’s eye for the big picture. 

A recurring character type in Brunner’s work is the irascible visionary/madman who’s been driven underground because his dire predictions threaten the status quo. Trying to get an interview with Bacchus, I sometimes felt I was dealing with one of Brunner’s wary geniuses. Bacchus was very precise about how much personal information he would reveal, and he would only "speak" with me by email. Perhaps he was communicating with me from an underground bunker; or just as likely, an orgy. Either way, it was a fascinating encounter. 

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