His articles on the U.S. Navy appear in The Oxford Guide to American Military Historyand the respected Reader's Guide to Military History. He wrote sections of Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World, Fighting Techniques of the Early Modern Era, Decisive Battles of the Ancient World, Battles of the Bible, Fighting Techniques of Naval Warfare, and Fighting Techniques of the Colonial Era. Two books for juveniles on warfare in the ancient world are in libraries and schools.Dr. Rice is an experienced marksman and a published poet and editor. He is also the author of five novels, with more forthcoming, and has participated in live and street theater in large venues. He is the cherishing owner of Big Dodge, his faithful 1970 Dodge Dart, and Winston, a 1984 Volkswagen Westfalia Camper. He lives near Denver, Colorado.