Ken Kreckel’s historical novel, The Rommel Mission [Red Engine Press, 2007] focuses on the attempted surrender of German forces just after D-day. He has also published a geologically based mystery, Rocked By Murder and one of his short stories was included in the anthology Foreign Ground: Travelers Tales. He has contributed articles to several magazines and newspapaers, including the Mensa Bulletin, Solander, and the Historical Novel Review. He lives in Wyoming, where he teaches at CasperCollege and consults for environmental organizations in the Oil and Gas field. Fascinated with some of the lesser known aspects of history, he has recently completed another novel which centers on resistance to war crimes by certain members of the German Army during the opening year of the Second World War.