merrick tull-johnson, author
Soiled grounds is a futuristic neo-noir/thriller novel with utopian and dystopian concepts. The novel takes place in the utopian city. The main character, Luther, which is a rookie police officer finds a dead body in an alleyway while he’s leaving a bar with his partner. Luther then investigates the murder which causes him to travel between both utopian and dystopian cities. Discovering who committed the murder causes the utopian city to go dystopian, and guilt-ridden Luther, runs away to a place that is more crime and drug-ridden to live his guilt filled life.