Book Description

Empty Places by Martin Roy Hill

The Indie Book of the Day for 15th of January, 2014!

Genre: Mystery, Crime

The year is 1987. Battle-scarred news service correspondent Peter Brandt returns from covering the wars in Central America to bury his ex-wife, Palm Springs TV reporter Robin Anderson, after her brutal murder. When Peter discovers the local police refuse to investigate Robin’s murder, he sets out with an old friend, retired cop Matt Banyon, to find her killer. They unearth secrets old and new – a shadow world of sex and drugs, political corruption, and a wealthy Cuban freedom fighter who may not be what he seems. In a final, cliff-hanging struggle, Peter faces his own demons – and death in a dark and empty place.

 

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  • File Size: 1148 KB
  • Print Length: 279 pages
  • Publisher: Amazon Createspace (October 11, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00FUAPAH8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled

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Martin Roy Hill is the author of the military mystery thriller, “The Killing Depths,” and the award-winning short story collection, “DUTY: Suspense and Mystery Stories from the Cold War and Beyond.” His latest mystery thriller, “Empty Places,” was released in October 2013.

Martin spent more than 20 years as a staff reporter and editor for newspapers and magazines, before becoming a military analyst specializing in battlefield medical operations for the Navy. 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 Martin’s freelance work involves historical topics, especially military history. He was a lead contributor to the 1995 WWII anthology, “From Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki: America at War,” published by the Retired Officer Association (now called the Military Officer Association. He was also a contributor to the Civil War anthology, “Gettysburg: Three Days that Saved the United States,” published by I-5 Publishing.

Martin’s short stories have appeared in such publications as Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Plan B Mystery Anthology, The Off the KUF Anthology Vol. 2, San Diego Magazine, and San Diego Writer’s Monthly. His first book, “DUTY,” was named the Best Short Story Anthology/Collection during the 2013 San Diego Book Awards (SDBA). “The Killing Depths” was also named a finalist for the SDBA Sisters In Crime Mystery Award.

A veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard and Navy Reserves, and the California National Guard, Martin has also served on a sheriff’s wilderness search and rescue team, and on two disaster response teams. He lives in La Jolla, CA.

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