Exclusive Interview: Stand Your Ground Author Raeder Lomax

Unlike science fiction, pulpy crime novels usually shy away from social or political issues. They don’t often work as allegories for something else. But with Stand Your Ground (paperback, digital), writer Raeder Lomax has written a pulpy crime novel that doesn’t shy away from…okay, maybe not taking a political stance, but it certainly doesn’t shy away from one of our more controversial gun laws. Though in talking to Lomax about the book, and the prequel he’s already got in the works, it’s clear that his kind of pulp was probably always going to get political.