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Bitter Chills: A Horror Anthology – Out Today!

Be sure to read my latest short story, “The Violent Snow,” in the anthology “Bitter Chills:…

Pulp Modern story out now

Pulp Modern, Vol. 2 No. 6, Winter 2020 Pulp Modern, Vol. 2 Issue 6, Winter 2020,…

Whitehurst’s Top Reads of 2020

It was a year of weariness and masks, deaths and destruction, and a tough one on…

Off the Cuff interview with Dietrich Kalteis

Me taking things seriously. Had the pleasure of sitting down virtually with fiction author Dietrich Kalteis…

Collective Darkness: a Horror Anthology book review

For a horror anthology, starting with a sense of affection may seem a bit off genre,…

REVIEW AND INTERVIEW: A.J. Devlin ‘Hammerhead’ Jed Mystery Series Author

Author A.J. Devlin’s ‘Hammerhead’ Jed mystery books with Tucson baby saguaro Fido. It’s hard to compare…

REVIEW AND INTERVIEW: Good Girls Don’t with S.W. Lauden

Cover for Good Girls Don’t: A Second Power Pop Heistby S.W. Lauden Remember Jackson Sharp?The wily…

Out now: Shotgun Honey Presents: Recoil

And featuring my Sam the Thug tale, “Kerouac’s Second Scroll.” Order copies (print and ebook) from…

Apocalypse Now and Later

We faced a monumental decision two months ago.  Do we suffer death across the globe the…

B.C. Blues Crime fiction series: Interview with Author R.M. Greenaway

River of Lies: B.C. Blues Crime by R.M. GreenawayDundurn (March 14, 2020) R.M. Greenaway has a…

BOOK REVIEW: Black Souls An adventure across cultures

Black Souls by Sabina Gabrielli CarraraPublished by The Green Bat (December 7, 2019) Sabina Gabrielli Carrara’s…

Top Five Washington D.C. Sights

Washington D.C. happens to be where decisions are made that effect every one of us. It’s…

Whitehurst’s Top Reads of 2019

The roaring twenties are upon us. And I am already tired of the Gatsby references. Luckily…

INTERVIEW: Haunted Monterey County on The Odd Entity Podcast

Follow the ODD Entity Podcast on Twitter and Instagram @OddentityPod Haunted Monterey County got the star…

INTERVIEW: Haunted Monterey County featured in Carmel Magazine

Carmel Magazine – Holiday 2019 Be sure to pick up the Holiday 2019 issue of Carmel…

Halloween ghost stories with Haunted Monterey County

Featured in the news KAZU 90.3 Those looking for all things spooky during the Halloween 2019…

Read an excerpt from Call Down the Thunder: A crime novel by Dietrich Kalteis

Call Down the ThunderBy Dietrich Kalteis ECW Press (October 15, 2019) Dietrich Kalteis has produced another…

Out now: Haunted Monterey County

Haunted Monterey County is officially available as of today, September 30th. Thank you to Arcadia Publishing…

Guest Blog: Come visit me

Get your copy of Haunted Monterey County here. I hope you will take a moment to…

Top 5 Scariest Sites in Monterey County

Monterey County is home to a number of famous haunted locations just as it’s home to…

BOOK REVIEW: Resurrections in the Dark by Janice Blaze Rocke dives into a world of sex, drugs, and the human condition

Monterey-based author Janice Blaze Rocke weaves a dark, character-driven tale in her memoir of life along…

Faceless Nun legends

It’s a common trope in today’s horror genre to feature the more frightening aspects of religion,…

Haunted Monterey County – in stores September 30th, 2019

Coming September 30th, Haunted Monterey County by Patrick Whitehurst will delve into the paranormal activity of…

Michael Newton – a chat with an amazing author

Michael Newton is one of the hardest working writers in the industry. He’s published more than…

Latest short story on Shotgun Honey

Cosplayers Shouldn’t Kill is my latest short story for the fantastic Shotgun Honey crime fiction website.…