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!

Guest at Criminal Minds

Thank you to author Dietrich Kalteis for having me on as a guest for the Criminal Minds weekly question! Read my thoughts on writing awards here and let me know what you think. Each week, writers are asked to respond to provocative questions about crime fiction, writing, publishing and life.

Whitehurst’s Top Reads of 2021

The year 2022 is upon us. In my mind, however, it should still be early 2021, but time is ever elusive and waits for no one. In 2020, I set my eyes upon a total of thirty books. This last year, in 2021, I read only fifteen. No clue what happened. I enjoyed amazing work,Continue reading “Whitehurst’s Top Reads of 2021”

Christmas crime story out at Punk Noir

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.

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”