Mike Whitacre

Biography

A fiction writer, carving his own gruesome path through his work. He often mixes genres, but is primarily interested in the Crime/Mystery genre that utilizes the style of hard-boiled writers like Raymond Chandler. He lives in California, making too many damnable mistakes.

Where to find Mike Whitacre online

Series

The Lady Vanquishes
A saucy pulp serial that gives readers a quick dose of action, romance, and a twist of cyberpunk. (Description and Logo are pending).
Crooked Pieces: Future Grit And Hard-Boiled Action
Space travel didn't get rid of the dark alleyways, and sentient robots didn't bring about the apocalypse. But, war still happens, and gangsters never change, even if they're robots or some ungodly experiment... Things aren't so bad, but things aren't great, either, which is why heroes of grit are still needed: be they a robot shamus; a mysterious vigilante; a cursed soul; or hard men, looking for action. It's not an extravagant job, confronting crime in space or on the streets, but trouble is the business of heroes, and business keeps on booming. Not meaning to throw a cliche out there, but the possibilities are practically endless when it comes to these tales of future grit and hard-boiled action. Keep your eyes peeled and you just might find something exciting within all the Crooked Pieces...
Silent By Midnight
Get a dose of a fiction project for daring souls, ready to chew on some grimy narratives. Each story gives a Noir experience that requires only one thing from your blood: hard-boiled and pulp positive. Silent By Midnight is a series of stories that tries to inject a little spice to your crime aching needs.

Books

The Lady Vanquishes: Double Punch!
Series: The Lady Vanquishes. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Cherry Michaels is a private investigator who loves to provide a pleasing service, whether its doing what she can for a client or enjoying the company of good men, and is as mysterious as the metropolis she resides in. Join her in the saucy tales of "Guns And Gigs" and "Pistols And Cream" as she reveals her mysteries and the mysteries of Virt City, in this saucy pulp series: The Lady Vanquishes.
Crooked Pieces: Future Grit And Hard-Boiled Action - Part Three
Series: Crooked Pieces: Future Grit And Hard-Boiled Action. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A friend lost, a friend gained, but from the rain, out of the ugly pain of past and present, Turbine must face a future he didn't expect to stare him in the face...
Crooked Pieces: Future Grit And Hardboiled Action - Part Two
Series: Crooked Pieces: Future Grit And Hard-Boiled Action. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
What maddening web was weaved in this city? Maybe Turbine can find out, or maybe all the trouble will find him in the wrong place at the right time... He should be rekindling a romance, should be resting before his next tour across the solar system. But, he just can't stop seeking to rectify situations that've long gone South for the winter...
Crooked Pieces: Future Grit And Hard-Boiled Action - Part One
Series: Crooked Pieces: Future Grit And Hard-Boiled Action. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Turbine 7000 Dozer, a seven-foot tall robot, arrives in San Francisco after many long years. With a war still waging across the solar system he hopes to make use of what little time off he has, but the reunion seems to only remind him that war follows, even in times of peace and respite.
Silent By Midnight: "The Superstition Of Cars"
Series: Silent By Midnight. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
In "The Superstition Of Cars", Maxwell Reagan isn't your typical pastor, and as it so happens, he's about to have an atypical day that goes upside down and sideways. For the first time in a long time, he'll have to get himself out of a dark situation, and if he can't, his life and another's will hang on a thin thread.

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