Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt is a science writer, editor and author of the Eli Quinn mystery series and the thriller 5 Days to Landfall. He lives in Arizona with his wife, their youngest son and their dog.

Stories by Robert Roy Britt

Feeling Rain

Illustrated by Kristy Lankford

When raindrops fall from a blue sky you know the day is fucked. I needed this hike. And I was starting to feel things. Lungs burning. Legs quivering. Sweat stinging my eyes. Physical sensations only, but something. Now I see it all coming apart. I’ll have to turn back. I don’t know where that will lead, …


Illustrated by Daniele Murtas

“Gorgeous,” Sara said. “So round and full,” Anaya said. Lying on a blanket at the beach, only their hands touched. Anaya was eager for the night to play out. The sun and moon had just see-sawed horizons. The fat low moon flung nervous yellow bits of itself across an unusually still Pacific of dark velvet, lapping at …