Travis is a simple guy who escapes to the beach and the boardwalk for the summer. No one will know him there. His past, and his secret, will remain just that. Soon, however, the sizzling sun and the angry masses on the boardwalk trigger something deep inside Travis. And no one around him is safe.
This short story received honorable mention in The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror anthology series.
What do you do when the lights come on and you find yourself in an empty room? The crowd is gone and no one's left to cheer and yell out your name like they did when you were almost famous. The worlds longest never-ending party has just come to a close. There's nothing left to do now except clean up the mess, pack up your gear, and move on.
“What happens on the island stays on the island”. This was the battle cry of the tourists that descended on us each week. If they only knew I could write this might have turned out differently. Sex, Surf and Sunburn is a true account of my experiences while working as a scuba instructor in the Caribbean. So get comfortable, grab a drink and come spend thirteen months with me.