PINTO’S BAG OF CHIPS – A New Sam the Thug tale

Thank you to Guilty Crime Story for publishing Sam’s latest adventure on their flash fiction page. Head on over there to see how Sam manages to take on a guy who likens himself like Lou Ferrigno’s understudy. Pinto’s Bag of Chips can be read here.

Voodoo, new Sam the Thug tale up at Punk Noir Magazine

Big thanks to Stephen J. Golds and Punk Noir Magazine for taking in my latest Sam the Thug, “Voodoo,” in which Sam is hired as a guinea pig for mystical madness. The story can be read free today! Read Voodoo here.

Creepy new comic!

I’m excited to announce I’ve scripted a flash horror comic for the folks at Adrenaline Shots Comics. Hosted by the ghoulishly fun Mistress Morphine, my story is Ray Jay, a sordid tale of a pickpocket who sees more than he bargained for. Read the short comic, illustrated by Smart Cookie Design, below! And be sureContinue reading “Creepy new comic!”

Weird Fiction: ‘Berge Manor’ out now

Happy to announce the publication of my weird fiction novel BERGE MANOR, from Strange Particle Press. Look for print and audiobook editions coming soon! Special thanks to the publisher for such a goth cover too! Get your ebook copy here! Read below for the blurb: In the creepy tradition of Robert Bloch’s PSYCHO and ShirleyContinue reading “Weird Fiction: ‘Berge Manor’ out now”

Talking Murder and Mayhem on Words and Work

Thank you to Ted Prezelski with the Tucson chapter of the National Writers Union for having me on his Words and Work podcast this week. I had a great time chatting up Murder & Mayhem in Tucson. Listen to the podcast here! Get a copy of Murder and Mayhem in Tucson here!

Monterey Pulp out in Audiobook

Book two of the Barker Mysteries, “Monterey Pulp,” is now available in audiobook from Wordwooze Publishing . Narrator Theo Holland does an outstanding job reading Barker’s first adventures! Click here for the Audible copy! BOOK BLURB: The mysterious sleuth of California’s Central Coast returns in a new episode of the Barker Mysteries Following hot on the heels of his rescue ofContinue reading “Monterey Pulp out in Audiobook”

REVIEW AND INTERVIEW: Poser by Nevada McPherson

Author Nevada McPherson’s book, Poser, new this year from Outcast Press, throws readers to the ugly side of life, then delivers us into the even uglier suburbs of affluence and privilege. McPherson’s debut novel comes with a mess of problems for Ambrose, a small potatoes drug pusher and our lead character, who is a lotContinue reading “REVIEW AND INTERVIEW: Poser by Nevada McPherson”

Uranus Jokes up at Pulp Modern Flash

Ever wondered how Sam the Thug would react to bad dad jokes? Find out in “Uranus Jokes,” my newest flash fiction story available to read free at Pulp Modern Flash! I’m thrilled they enjoyed the story enough to have it on their awesome site. Read the story here.

Monterey Noir reviewed at Col’s Criminal Library

Thank you to Col’s Criminal Library for taking the time to review the first in Barker Mysteries, “Monterey Noir.” I appreciate the kind words and loved the review. Read the review here. Get your hands on a copy of Monterey Noir here, in kindle, print, and audio book.

Featured in The Arizona Daily Star

My latest nonfiction book for The History Press, “Murder & Mayhem in Tucson,” was featured this morning in The Arizona Daily Star for a story on southern Arizona authors. Thank you to them and writer Helene Woodhams for the mention! Read the article here and get your hands on Murder & Mayhem in Tucson here!