Labor Day weekend, three friends, a beach house – a great time. This perfect holiday weekend is spoiled for these high school students by the witness of a murder. The murder of a new found... More > friend who's execution is part of a serial killing spree the likes of which their town has never seen before. This weekend is one
they will never forget, when they are forced to confront a psychotic slayer one on one
– in the last place they’d ever expect… The Beach House.< Less
Divorced fiction writer and super nice guy Aaron Henderson becomes involved in a new relationship. Aside from his normal everyday life of writing his next novel and working part-time in a book store... More > with a close friend, Aaron has a sincere fetish with computers. Off on a week's vacation with his sister and new girlfriend, Aaron goes through a horrific emotional change, one that causes danger and brings question to those close to him. Afraid of his Mr. Hyde-like change and his unique link to recent murders, Aaron becomes entangled in a plot far worse than any adventure he could ever write.< Less
For most people, a funeral service is something they’d attend maybe once every couple years,
but to Adele it was a life long ritual. Adele Collins, fifteen year old high school sophomore, and... More > pawn of an evil unsuspecting curse. Hers is a life of strife and pain, of personal transgression and unheard of sorrow, for within her soul lies a cancer of evil origin. Everything she ever loves, or wants to love, dies. The cause of this curse is closer than she realizes... evil, as she'll soon find out, dwells in the most familiar of places.
After meeting Mr. Wonderful in school, she fights alone with her evil burden, and tries
to beat the clock for something she's never before been able to do... love< Less
THREE: A Collection of three spellbinding short stories by Rod Martinez:
DANGERSTREET: 15 year old Jon Torres discovers the fine line between reality and fantasy in a computer game he's... More > created...with gastly results.
MR. MOORE: A young child thinks back of his relationship with Mr. Moore, a friend in the neighborhood, who has just passed away.
THE SECRET PLACE: Ten year old Andy Meeks struggles to find the Secret Place, a place he'd learned from his grandfather with a man who heals with mystical powers... he runs against time as he tries to save his grandfather from a slow painful death.< Less
Seventeen year old Starr Velez left behind more memories than she cared to muster in her young mind; the deaths of loved ones, being shunned by her peers, losing all that she had. Her complete family... More > was gone, so she had to leave. After the funerals, she had no one else to lean on... she had to leave. There was too much pain, too many bad memories, she had to leave, she had to - because they all thought she did it. And even though she was several States away from her hometown of Brooklyn now, she kept with her the memories of everything that happened... and these memories haunted her like a dark cloud that would never leave. Then, when she finally began to accept her new life in Florida, where a new love and new family blossomed to help her forget… the murders started again. This story reads like an episode of CSI Miami.< Less
The Hulk, Sinatra, Pretty Boy - nicknames of three friends in the small Florida town of Cobra Lake. “Sinatra” is Olivia Kelly, cute, smart, talented and driven; “Pretty Boy”... More > is Devin Yau, funny, athletic and addicted to CSI TV shows; “The Hulk” is Cassie Saunders and Cassie has a secret, and she promised herself she’d always keep it to herself. The eleven year old has a mark on her wrist, it looks like a tattoo and she hides it by covering it with her watch, a watch that doesn’t even work anymore. Cassie is the daughter of a very important man in town, but she wasn’t born with the mark that looks like a cobra, it mysteriously appeared one day… the day her grandmother died.
The three friends are on a mission to find out how she died and the only clue is the mark on Cassie's wrist.< Less
Inside each of us there is a Dark Side. A place that holds our fears, regrets and passions, no one is allowed to enter
and you yourself try not to delve it's halls. Imagine if you
will, ten stories,... More > stories pertaining to death, love, fear
and the unknown. Things we all know and live with daily,
now imagine as you sit and witness what goes on and can’t
help the character in anyway, except to read… and watch. Join us as we delve into the twisted panorama inside the Rod Martinez mind< Less