Whitehurst’s Top Reads of 2022

2022 was a tough bastard. For so many reasons. With that pointed out, it’s no surprise there wasn’t as much literary action. But there is a top five. There’s always got to be one. And the books I read were all killer. As always, the top five for the year aren’t made up solely ofContinue reading “Whitehurst’s Top Reads of 2022”

Creatures and Screamers at Adrenaline Shots Comic

Thank you to Mistress Morphine and the awesome folks at Adrenaline Shots Comics (ASC) for taking my third story for them Creatures and Screamers, inspired by my favorite Saturday night show Creature Features! Read the comic free here.

Lemme Get a Dog – new horror comic at Adrenaline Shots Comic

Be sure to check out my latest contribution to the wonderfully sinister Adrenaline Shots Comic, hosted by the weird and wild Mistress Morphine, which is out now! My story, “Lemme Get a Dog,” offers a short creeper of a tale featuring food trucks and time travel. Read it free here!

FIVE MOVES OF DOOM – Review and interview with A.J. Devlin

A. J. Devlin’s freshman book “Cobra Clutch” won the 2019 Arthur Ellis Award and was named a finalist for the 2019 Left Coast Crime “Lefty” Awards. Not a bad feat for old “Hammerhead” Jed, who this month returns in the kickass “Five Moves of Doom,” the third muscle-flexing entry in Devlin’s tough-as-nails, banana-shaking crime series.Continue reading “FIVE MOVES OF DOOM – Review and interview with A.J. Devlin”

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”