About the Author
Joe McKinney is a homicide detective for the San Antonio Police Department and a full time writer. He has also served on the SAPD’s Critical Incident Management Team, where he helped coordinate San Antonio’s responses to large scale flooding, hazardous materials spills, and the mass evacuations of New Orleans and Houston following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. He has a Master’s degree in Medieval Literature from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and currently writes in a wide range of genres, including horror, mystery, and science fiction. Author of the novels Dead City and Peacekeepers, he has been nominated for the Horror Writers Association’s Bram Stoker Award. He has also published nonfiction articles on Texas history and his various culinary interests. It is rumored he makes the best batch of chili in Texas.