Patrick Whitehurst

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Patrick Whitehurst is a fiction and non-fiction author. As a journalist, he’s worked for a number of newspapers and covered everything from the heartbreaking deaths of nineteen Granite Mountain Hotshots to President Barack Obama’s visit to Grand Canyon. He’s also the author of the novellas Monterey Noir and Monterey Pulp, with a third, Monterey Lies, in the works. His most recent book, Haunted Monterey County, reveals the many ghostly locations found in the Central Coast community. He’s currently at work on a fifth nonfiction book.

Patrick lives with his fiancé and four little dogs in Tucson, Arizona.

Average rating: 4.7 · 43 ratings · 19 reviews · 17 distinct works
Monterey Noir

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Monterey Pulp

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MONTEREY PULP

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Talk Jock Twits

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Grand Canyon's Tusayan Village

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[image error]Author A.J. Devlin’s ‘Hammerhead’ Jed mystery books with Tucson baby saguaro Fido.



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 p

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