Sam the Thug faces not one, but two Santas in his latest crime-riddled tale. Find out how Sam spent the Christmas holiday in “Damn Santas” and meet Santa Big and Santa Bigger, two guys with a hard-on for the season of giving. Read the story online at Punk Noir Magazine and God bless us, everyone.
Author Archives: patrickwhitehurst
REVIEW AND INTERVIEW: K.A. Schultz on her new collection, Anathelogium: Poetry & Prose from the Neither
In “Jacob, A Denouement in One Act,” author K.A. Schultz spun an elegant, dark tale around the Charles Dickens classic, “A Christmas Carol.” Her ability to weave silky prose while at the same time cooking up dark, delectable literary bites is on full display with her newest collection of stories, “Anathelogium: Poetry & Prose fromContinue reading “REVIEW AND INTERVIEW: K.A. Schultz on her new collection, Anathelogium: Poetry & Prose from the Neither”
New Interview at Off the Cuff
Thank you to Dietrich Kalteis for having me on as a guest at Off the Cuff! I enjoyed chatting about Murder & Mayhem in Tucson, not to mention a quick chat about what I have coming up. Be sure to check out the interview here!
Murder and Mayhem in Tucson in Top 21 for 2021
Thank you to Punk Noir Magazine and Stephen J. Golds for ranking “Murder & Mayhem in Tucson” as one of their top 21 picks for 2021! If you haven’t checked out Punk Noir yet, be sure to take a look at their content here! Read the full Top 21 of 21 here! And click hereContinue reading “Murder and Mayhem in Tucson in Top 21 for 2021”
REVIEW AND INTERVIEW: Author Dietrich Kalteis on Under an Outlaw Moon
There are two writers I look forward to reading every year: Stephen King and Dietrich Kalteis. Like King, Dietrich is a writer readers can count on to produce compelling stories on a regular basis. His intense latest thriller, like many of his prior novels, takes us back to an era when life wasn’t as peachy.Continue reading “REVIEW AND INTERVIEW: Author Dietrich Kalteis on Under an Outlaw Moon”
Christmas horror in December
Blood Rites Horror, in honor of their first anthology, is putting out a special edition of “Bitter Chills” this holiday season. Not only will it feature my original horror story, “The Violent Snow,” but an all-new sequel written just for this new holiday edition titled, “The Cruel Heat.” Each story in this special holiday editionContinue reading “Christmas horror in December”
Sam the Thug hits double digits
My crime fiction character, Sam the Thug, with a last name I’ve forgotten, celebrated a milestone this October when his tenth short adventure appeared in Guilty Crime Story Flash. It’s great to immediately connect with a character and have that character connect with readers! I love writing someone with rough edges, a worn-down soul, andContinue reading “Sam the Thug hits double digits”
The Other Sam up at Guilty Crime Story Flash
Sam shops for his daughter’s Halloween costume, but ends up dodging bullets in my latest Sam the Thug short story. Read it here for free at Guilty Crime Story Flash!
Murder & Mayhem in the news
Thanks to KOLD News and Tucson Local Media for featuring my latest nonfiction book, “Murder & Mayhem in Tucson.” And also thank you to Barnes and Noble at the Foothills Mall for having me over for a book signing last week. Look below for a few pics and click here to read the story onContinue reading “Murder & Mayhem in the news”
Sam the Thug meets a palm reader
What happens when Sam the Thug meets Madam Halo in San Francisco’s Haight Street on Halloween? Find out in “The Palm Reader of Haight Street: A Halloween Tale” – up now from the fine folks at Punk Noir Magazine. Read the story free here and happy Halloween!