Marty Roppelt


Marty Roppelt was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. His original profession was acting, on stage, in local commercials and training films, and in film. This meant that he has also held a wide variety of day and night jobs, from barista to waiter and bartender to security guard, amongst many others. He lives in Illinois with his wife, Becky, and their eccentric cats. Mortal Foe is his first novel.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
I'm afraid so. I don't remember the title - third grade was a long time ago for me. Our teacher gave us an assignment to write creative short stories. I wrote an action adventure about a guy who is chased up and down the Eiffel Tower. He escapes by hiding in a dumpster. Unfortunately, in addition to not remembering the title, I also don't remember why the protagonist was being chased. I think I got a "B" or "B-"on my story.
What draws you to the paranormal and horror genres?
My family's from Transylvania.
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Where to find Marty Roppelt online


Christmas Angel Trilogy (Three Book Charity Box Set for the Homeless)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Divine forces guide a homeless man, a self-centered businessman, a cancer survivor, a musician and a family of bakers through a mysterious late December night in Cleveland. The author will donate all proceeds from the Christmas Angel Trilogy to St. Herman House, a homeless shelter in Cleveland, Ohio.
Herald Angels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
A cancer survivor, a gifted trumpeter, and a family of bakers encounter a mysterious, relentless stalker - or so they believe.
Angels Treasure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Businessman Tom Clinton hurries to an extra special Holiday bash. He stops at the Kovacs family bakery along the way, to buy bread for the party. He ends up with far more than bread alone. Chance encounters, with a stranger and with an old friend, change the course of his night. His life may never be the same. All proceeds from Angels Treasure go to a homeless shelter in Cleveland, Ohio.
Room at the Inn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
The Kreutz Family Christmas unfolds in much the same way every year, just as it does for many other American families. But the drive from church to home - and the traditional feast - becomes more than the usual raucous ride down Holiday Memory Lane one Christmas. All proceeds benefit the homeless shelter, St. Herman's House of Hospitality in Cleveland, Ohio.
Paper Angel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
The last customer to enter Joe Kovacs' bakery one cold December evening leaves a gift for the Kovacs family. The simple gift impacts more people than any of them could imagine. All proceeds benefit the homeless shelter St. Herman's House of Hospitality in Cleveland, Ohio.
Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
A young man with his future planned enjoys a summer day at the lake with his fiance-to-be.... Until a sinister carnival comes to town and changes everything.
Mortal Foe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Red Sox fans suffered the "Curse of the Bambino." In Chicago, a goat's owner laid a hex on the Cubs. Buddy Cullen, a young journalism professor, stumbles upon something far worse than either of these. Something as old as mankind plagues the Cleveland Indians... and everyone else! Cullen's investigation takes him into a dangerous chase after a demon, leading to a deadly showdown in the shadows.

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