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Joe McKinney, author of The Red Empire and Other Stories
Joe McKinney’s debut collection, “The Red Empire & Other Stories”, brings together eight tales of haunted policemen and cosmic horrors. A chance encounter with a homeless man one hot summer night opens the doors of perception for a Houston beat cop. Genetically engineered fire ants threaten to devour a small Texas border town, and the only thing in their way is a grief-stricken county man.
An ex-detective can no longer run from the ghost of his greatest failure. A rare piece of non-fiction chronicles the author’s fifteen year investigation into a century old cold case. Police work can be hell. But there’s no hell like the catacombs of the mind.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write “The Red Empire and Other Stories”?
Joe McKinney: The stories in “The Red Empire and Other Stories” cover several years of my writing career, and each one has its own unique Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Joe McKinney, author of The Red Empire and Other Stories