Book: Duty - Suspense and mystery stories from the Cold War and beyond by Martin Roy Hill
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Martin Roy Hillabout this book: Those who serve their country in uniform face numerous threats, not all of them from the enemy. Service means uncertainties, doubts, and fears – many of which live on long after the uniform has been removed. The soldier whose duty drives him to do the unthinkable. The sailor haunted by the ghosts of his memory. A Navy investigator who realizes he has accused an innocent man of murder. An aging CIA agent facing his last mission. The curse of war over a generation of soldiers. The sorrow of a veteran as he watches a younger generation prepare for another war. In this collection of new and previously published stories, "Duty: Suspense and Mystery Stories from the Cold War and Beyond," Martin Roy Hill uses his military and literary background to explore these topics with a mixture of suspense, mystery and sadness.
Hill spent more than 20 years as a staff reporter and editor for newspapers and magazines, before becoming a military analyst. His freelance credits include Reader's Digest, LIFE, Newsweek, Omni, American History, Coast Guard Magazine, Retired Officer Magazine, the Los Angeles Times Sunday Opinion Section, and many more. Much of his freelance work involves historical topics, especially military history. His fiction has appeared in such publications as Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, San Diego Magazine, and San Diego Writers Monthly.
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