Martin Berman-Gorvine, Author

Also known as Sam Haines, A.C. Teague, Marty Armon, & Martin Gidron

COMING SOON: Calamity Jade and the Coral Rustlers

COMING SOON: The Double Life

Jade Brightsfield emigrated from a dying California to Derry's World, over 80 light-years away, to find her future and escape her alcoholic mother and the tragedy of her beloved park ranger father's untimely death. Can she keep this new, unspoiled planet safe from interstellar criminals who would devastate its fragile ecology for greedy ends, or will her fate end up mirroring her father's? Email the author at to reserve your copy today!

What if your wildest dreams were always waiting for you to visit them, right on the other side of your basement door? Combining the literary theme of the doppelganger with the science fictional concept of parallel worlds, this novel will soon be available everywhere. Email the author at to reserve your copy today!

NEW: The Hunter's Sister

COMING SOON: An Island Affair

NEW: Judgment Day

What will happen when the legendary demon huntress Brianna Winters falls, and everything depends on her overlooked kid sister Rory?

In this offbeat contemporary novel two single parents, Zeke, a divorced English teacher, and Joannie, who is barely scraping by as a cashier, try to make their love work while each cares for a preteen daughter and must fend off a malicious ex. Set in the fictitious Virginia seaside island town of Verrazzano's Landing.

Riven by infighting, menaced by numerous enemies, can a small town led by former high school friends Amos, Suzie and Vickie survive and track God down in His hiding place in an abandoned 7-Eleven in Cape May, New Jersey? Find out in Judgment Day, the final book of the Days of Ascension series, published by Silver Leaf Books


When human rebels overthrow a god of human sacrifice, only to bring about the rise of a goddess even more cruel and perverse, is there any chance human dignity and freedom can survive? Find out, in Day of Atonement, the third of the four-part Days of Ascension series. Buy today for your Kindle, or in paperback.

After defeating the powerful demon Moloch and ending the horrid custom of human sacrifice in Chatham's Forge, teenagers Amos Ross, Suzie Mitchell, and Vickie Riordan find that freedom is elusive and evil a constant presence in their home town of Chatham's Forge, as the demon Asherah arises and demands her share of blood in Day of Vengeance, the second of the four-part Days of Ascension series. Buy today in paperback or for your Kindle!

If a demon and its servants ruled your ordinary town, demanding an annual virgin sacrifice, would you have the courage to stop them? And at what price? This question confronts Amos Ross, Suzie Mitchell, and Vickie Riordan, high school seniors in the horror novel, All Souls Day, the first of the four-part Days of Ascension series.

Reviewers love the Days of Ascension series!

From reviews of Day of Vengeance:
"Solid concepts and skills and the ability to weave a story that captivates the reader from the start, Martin Berman-Gorvine has taken his place on the popular bench of YA Sci-Fi authors."--Grady Harp, November 17, 2017

From reviews of All Souls Day:
"Martin Berman-Gorvine is a master at world building, creating a story that is entirely believable. Even if it is about the rise of the demon Moloch, and the corrupt society that has come together after the nuclear Holocaust... Do yourself a favor and pick this book up. Immediately." - Holly Ann, Charnel House Reviews

"The horror of what was happening was very real and made for a tense and captivating read. I highly recommend this novel to fans of horror." - Sharon Stevenson, author of The Gallows Novels and the After Death Series.

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Does love really last forever? Annie Pearson was only eighteen years old when she drowned in 1874 at Assateague Island, Maryland. What will happen when a young man named Darren falls in love with her ghost?


The popular girls tormented sixteen-year-old Cassie Slutsky, bullying her online and in real life, until she hanged herself. Now her ghost wants revenge!


High school teacher Nathan discovers evil, supernatural Shadows exist when they attack his student, trailer park resident Skyler, in front of his senior English class. He saves her, but learns nobody can see the Shadows except himself, Skyler and her friends, rich girl Ashley and foster child Billie. Can these misfits save themselves and their town?


Recently published by Wildside Press!

No sooner have our heroines Rachel Zilber and Katie Webb defeated the dastardly King Ares III of Mars and helped their friend good Princess Anya ascend to the Sandstone Throne than they must face an even more dangerous enemy: Da Mayor of Venus "Beppo" Bellissini, a cruel tyrant who has kidnapped Katie's sister Sonya! Can they save her and avert the insidious threat this sinister new villain poses to the very fabric of reality?

"Dare I say that I saw aspects of Heinlein's beautiful imaginative prose in Gorvine's writing? Yes I do say it."--Classic Book Reader

"If you love thought-provoking, intellectual and alternative reality mash-ups then this story will probably be right up your alley." -- Cellar Door Lit Rants & Reviews


Buy All Souls Day in Kindle or paperback!


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A feminist science fiction anthology featuring Martin's short story, "Of Cats' Whiskers and Klutzes." $13.99 paperback (June 2015)

Amazon/CreateSpace, 2014

Wildside Press, 2013

Wildside Press, 2013

Livingston Press, 2012

Livingston Press, 2002


Additional Praise for Martin's Work

"Read 36 as a well-written, scarily plausible if-this-goes-on novel. Or read it as a highly intelligent philosophical meditation. But whatever you do, read it."--Harry Turtledove

Seven Against Mars was nominated for the 2014 Prometheus Award for Best Novel.

"Seven Against Mars had me hooked from the first page, and it never let me go. ... Adults should share this with the young readers they know but be certain to keep a copy for themselves."
--Amy Sturgis, Ph.D., award-winning genre scholar, StarShipSofa and Mythgard Institute at Signum University

"I fell hard for the combination of action, humor, strong characters, and reflections on identity and literature."--Katy Kramp,


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