Listen to Allen author John Layne discuss his two books Gunslingers: A Story of the Old West and Red River Reunion at 7:30 p. m. Thursday, June 10 at a free live virtual event at allentx.swagit.com Submit questions until 8:30 p.m. that evening through email@example.com
Gunslingers: A Story of the Old West is John Layne's inaugural novel set in the Old West packed with family drama, action, and adventure. MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW declares, “A classic western novel by an author with full mastery of the genre, John Layne's deftly crafted novel, "Gunslingers: A Story of the Old West" is an inherently compelling read from beginning to end. While unreservedly recommended for community library Western Fiction collections.”
In John Layne’s second novel, Red River Reunion, USA TodayBestselling author Michael Hopf observed, “is brimming with period detail and authenticity. His historical knowledge, coupled with his law enforcement background, makes this book an enjoyable read for anyone interested in the Old West.”
A veteran of law enforcement whose career began with the Houston Texas Police Department in 1981, John retired in 2012 but never left the profession. He is currently a Senior Detective for a state-wide law enforcement agency in North Texas. ?His writing career began in the sports industry as a freelance writer and sports editor for national magazines and online publications.