A pharmacist licensed in three states, Harvey Mendez lives with his wife, Ann in Southern California. He has co-authored a screenplay and has six short stories, two essays, one poem, and had six novels published.
His novel, AMELIA, is a best seller and placed fourth in a national contest and was a finalist in the EPPIE 2003 contest. THE BEAR AND THE BULL won first place as a short story in 1986.
He belongs to the Lagunita Writers Group in Laguna Beach, California and the Cherokee Village Writers Guild in Arkansas.
In this haunting tale in Old California, thirteen-year-old Ramon Montiel strives to save his beloved bull, Toro, from a fight with a marauding grizzly bear, a battle that could end in certain death for Toro.
Thirty years after Amelia Earhart vanishes in the Pacific, Vincent Carlson, designer of her spy plane, now ex-CIA, still searches for the answer to her disappearance. But the search for the real killer takes him and his mysterious Amerisian friend into deeper and deeper peril.
It is 1928 in Communist Bulgaria. Helpless to save his innocent brother from execution by a Secret Police firing squad, Traiko Ivanoff uses a hidden taxicab in a last ploy to save himself and his family from a similar fate…