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Chris McKinney

Biography

Chris McKinney

Chris McKinney was born and raised in Hawai‘i, on the island of O‘ahu. He has written six novels, including THE TATTOO and THE QUEEN OF TEARS, a coauthored memoir, and the screenplays for two feature films and two short films. He is the winner of the Elliot Cades Award and seven Ka Palapala Po’okela Awards and has been appointed Visiting Distinguished Writer at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

Chris McKinney

Books by Chris McKinney

by Chris McKinney - Fiction, Noir, Science Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Year 2142: Earth is 40 years past a near-collision with the asteroid Sessho-seki. Akira Kimura, the scientist responsible for eliminating the threat, has reached heights of celebrity approaching deification. But now, Akira feels her safety is under threat, so after years without contact, she reaches out to her former head of security, who has since become a police detective. When he arrives at her deep-sea home and finds Akira methodically dismembered, this detective will risk everything --- his career, his family, even his own life --- and delve back into his shared past with Akira to find her killer.