Brandon Messerschmidt resides in Michigan, with his wife and son, where he currently drones away in his retail management position -- writing for a distraction from the day to day grind.
He fancies himself a storyteller more than an author -- seeking to entertain, not impress with iron-clad prose or seldom used words that require a peek at the online dictionary.
His work typically walks a fine line between science fiction, horror, adventure and general character drama. Many of the concepts explored in his novels are based around his own daily struggle with "faith"; though he subscribes to no particular religion or ideology.
As a former truck-driver and inner-city store manager, he's seen plenty of the "stranger than fiction" happenings that are often attributed to this mystical state we call reality. A lifetime of introspection, people watching, and battles with inner-demons have forged an understanding of the Human animal that is unique -- and often captivating. The journeys and adventures that his characters endure often throw up a mirror that beckons readers to take a long look at themselves and decipher what they see through a foriegn set of eyes.
Some of his work, on the other hand, simply takes readers along for a white-knuckle ride through the breach...
Indeed, sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.
No fancy hole-punches or guillotines here, so open wide and bite the end off of that stogie... strike a match and fire it up: for tomorrow, we shall die.
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Unholy Advent: Deception Of The Christ
by Brandon Messerschmidt
Darius was supposed to save lives... but the NATO developed android had other ideas when its eyes were opened on a world they had last looked upon from high above Golgotha; a vantage point reserved for birds - and those upon the cross. Those who witness the miracles and atrocities committed by the machine must decide - Have the prophecies of a second coming been fulfilled, or is this a demon?
Said To Contain
by Brandon Messerschmidt
Trucker Randy Johnston has taken possession of a strange load Said To Contain ‘ice’ from a shipping facility in California. The journey towards its destination will open his eyes to secrets of the universe that he grows to wish had been kept behind the curtain forever. He will encounter unspeakable nightmares on the road to Cape Canaveral, where the fate of all mankind hangs in the balance.
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