Author Profile

Martin Roy Hill

Country: United States


Martin Roy Hill is an award-winning author of mystery thrillers and science fiction. All of his books are available from Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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, Aviation 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. 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 2013 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, ALT HIST: The Journal of Historical Fiction and Alternative History, Plan B Mystery Anthology, San Diego Magazine, and San Diego Writer's Monthly. His book "Duty" was named the 2013 best short story collection by the San Diego Book Association. "The Killing Depths" and "Empty Places" were finalists for the SDBA Sisters in Crime Mystery Award 2013 and 2014. "Eden" was also a finalist for the SDBA 2015 Best Science Fiction Novel. "The Butcher's Bill" was named 2017's best suspense/thriller novel by the Best Independent Book Awards, and was short-listed for the 2018 Clue Award for thrillers.

Martin is a professional member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and International Thriller Writers

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