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: 4.58 · 24 ratings · 9 reviews · 11 distinct works
Monterey Noir

4.82 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Talk Jock Twits

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Monterey Pulp

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Grand Canyon's Tusayan Village

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Haunted Monterey County

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Mantula: Have some discord

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Williams

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Top 5 Scariest Sites in Monterey County

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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 life and many, while long since dead, still rattle the ner...

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Fun, quick overview and great for reference!

I enjoyed this book. Great for research on the quick. I never knew there were so many Gods.
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Murder & Mayhem in Seattle by Teresa Nordheim
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Great read on the darker side of Seattle. Detailed, descriptive, and historical. Learned a lot about that place!
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Dim Sum of All Fears by Vivien Chien
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I dove into Dim Sum of All Fears (the second in the Noodle Shop Mystery series) and found a gem in the contemporary cozy mystery scene. The first in the series, Death by Dumpling, will now be my second to get me back on track with these remarkable st ...more
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Peter De Vries
“Sometimes I write drunk and revise sober, and sometimes I write sober and revise drunk. But you have to have both elements in creation — the Apollonian and the Dionysian, or spontaneity and restraint, emotion and discipline.”
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“Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.”
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“I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn't going to. I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.”
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