Sam the thug runs afoul of a mysterious visitor in Presidio Park. Does she know the legendary touch of death? Check out “A Late-Night Touch of Death” free online at Punk Noir Magazine! Thank you to Stephen Golds and the awesome folks there for being the coolest! Read it here.
What would you do if you got your hands on the last bag of pot used by Jimi Hendrix before his death? Sam finds himself in a dopey situation in my latest short story, “Jimi’s Dime Bag,” available now in the anthology “4:20 Noir!” Get stoned here.
Be sure to read my latest short story, “The Violent Snow,” in the anthology “Bitter Chills: A Horror Anthology.” Out today from Blood Rites Horror, the story features a wannabe writer cabin-bound during a snowstorm. He opens a package from a university friend and within it finds the 3-D printed larynx of an unidentified creature.Continue reading “Bitter Chills: A Horror Anthology – Out Today!”
It was a year of weariness and masks, deaths and destruction, and a tough one on all of us. Staying home more than normal also meant changes in routines, or more accurately the loss of routine, and struggling to wear anything more than sweat pants and a robe, much less keep up with the news.Continue reading “Whitehurst’s Top Reads of 2020”
My short story “Stuffing for a Sacrifice” is up at Pulp Modern Flash. I’m stoked they liked this story, which features my character Sam the Thug and a nerdy devil worshipper. There’s also a cute black kitten. Read the story here!
It’s hard to compare “Hammerhead” Jed Ounstead with other fictional detectives – as I’ve not really come across any characters quite like him. He’s got the smoothness of a Phillip Marlowe, say if Marlowe was an ex-pro wrestler with a quirky set of family members and a penchant for banana milkshakes. Or perhaps he’s moreContinue reading “REVIEW AND INTERVIEW: A.J. Devlin ‘Hammerhead’ Jed Mystery Series Author”
Click here to read my latest Sam the Thug short story at Shotgun Honey and see if you can guess who (or what) is behind the door. And special thank you to Shotgun Honey’s amazing staff! I love being a part of the Shotgun Honey family.
Haunted Monterey County is officially available as of today, September 30th. Thank you to Arcadia Publishing and The History Press teams for making such a cool book! Copies are available at most Monterey County book stores, Barnes and Nobles, and online! Purchase at The History Press here! Or on Amazon, in ebook too, here! ReadContinue reading “Out now: Haunted Monterey County”
I hope you will take a moment to come visit me on author Jenny Kane’s website, The Perfect Blend: Coffee and Kane! I sat down with Jenny to talk about my latest nonfiction book, Haunted Monterey County, out September 30th everywhere, and just in time for Halloween I might add. Read about my trip intoContinue reading “Guest Blog: Come visit me”
Monterey County is home to a number of famous haunted locations just as it’s home to world famous golfing, glitzy car shows, and a smattering of celebrities. Before the glamour of Hollywood and the wealth of Silicon Valley found the Central Coast’s attraction too charming to resist, families filled the land seeking a better lifeContinue reading “Top 5 Scariest Sites in Monterey County”