Robert J. Mendenhall is a retired police officer, a retired Air National Guardsman, and a former Broadcast Journalist for the American Forces Network, Europe. A member of both Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and Mystery Writers of America, he writes across genres including science fiction, adventure, crime and suspense, and the occasional horror. He lives near St. Joseph, Michigan with his wife and many, many animals.
Flash Fiction.It was his first day in theater. What had he gotten himself into?
On the fringe of the galaxy, an old enemy’sattack on a Coalition survey ship escalatescenturies of tension, thrusting both civilizations to the brink of interstellar war. The first in my Coalition Space series.Appearing in VISIONS VII: UNIVERSE, an anthology from Rogue Star Press, edited by Carol Fix. Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and direct from Rogue Star Press.
April, 1942. Washington DC.A single mother struggling to make ends meet in the nation’s capitol and a young sailor fresh out of boot camp, shipping out to the war. For a brief moment, their war-torn lives overlap. Based on a true story.