Get to Know the Author
John Dwaine McKenna is the acclaimed author of, The Neversink Chronicles, an anthology of stories which detail The Taking: a mass confiscation of private properties containing unlimited quantities of potable water by the City of New York during the 1930’s. In 2012, his second award-winner, The Whim-Wham Man, a-coming-of-age and murder mystery which takes place in Colorado just prior to World War II. John’s latest work, released in 2013, is a second anthology titled Colorado Noir. A critically acclaimed collection of eleven hard-boiled crime stories, Colorado Noir takes noir fiction lovers into the underbelly of Colorado Springs, where crime and violence sometimes reign in the shadows of affluence.
John Dwaine McKenna is the multiple award-winning author of The Neversink Chronicles, The Whim-Wham Man, and Colorado Noir. He’s a member of the Colorado Author’s League, and his newspaper column, Mysterious Book Report appears weekly in the Tri-Valley Townsman and online. He and his wife June are long-time residents of southern Colorado. See his latest book; UNFORSAKEN.