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Joe R. Lansdale (born October 28, 1951) is an American author and martial-arts expert. He has written novels and stories in many genres, including Western, horror, science fiction, mystery, and suspense. He has also written for comics as well as The Animated Series.

Frequent features of Lansdale's writing are usually deeply ironic, strange or absurd situations or characters, such as Elvis and JFK battling a soul-sucking Ancient Egyptian mummy in a nursing home (the plot of his Bram Stoker Award-nominated novella, "Bubba Ho-Tep," which was made into a movie by Don Coscarelli). He is the winner of the British Fantasy Award, the American Horror Award, the Edgar Award, and seven Bram Stoker Awards. The World Horror Convention recently made him the recipient of the 2007 Grand Master Award for contributions to the field of Horror fiction. [1]

He is perhaps best known for his "Hap and Leonard" series of novels which feature two friends, Hap Collins and Leonard Pine, who live in the town of Laborde, Texas and find themselves solving a variety of often unpleasant crimes. The characters themselves are an unlikely pairing; Hap is a white working class laborer in his mid forties, and Leonard is a gay black man. Both of them are accomplished fighters, and the stories (told from Hap's narrative point of view) feature a great deal of violence, profanity and sex. Lansdale paints a picture of East Texas which is essentially "good" but blighted by racism, ignorance, urban and rural deprivation and corruption in public officials. Some of the subject matter is extremely dark, and has included pedophilia and anti-gay violence. The novels are characterised by sharp humour and "wisecracking" dialogue.

Lansdale, who was born in Gladewater, Texas, now lives in Nacogdoches and is the writer in residence at Stephen F. Austin State University. He also teaches at his own Shen Chuan martial arts school and is a member of the Martial Arts Hall of Fame.

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Total Books: 380
Born for Trouble The Further Adventures of Hap and Leonard
Radiant Apples
2021 - Radiant Apples (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781645240419
ISBN-10: 164524041X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

Moon Lake
2021 - Moon Lake (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780316540643
ISBN-10: 0316540641
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

DeadEnd Jobs A Hitman Anthology
2021 - Deadend Jobs a Hitman Anthology (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781643962122
ISBN-10: 1643962124
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

Bullets and Other Hurting Things A Tribute to Bill Crider
Fishing for Dinosaurs and Other Stories
2020 - Fishing for Dinosaurs and Other Stories (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781596069930
ISBN-10: 1596069937
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

Of Mice and Minestrone Hap and Leonard The Early Years
2020 - Of Mice and Minestrone Hap and Leonard the Early Years (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781616963231
ISBN-10: 1616963239
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

More Better Deals
2020 - More Better Deals (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780316479912
ISBN-10: 0316479918
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

Jane Goes North
2020 - Jane Goes North (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781596069381
ISBN-10: 1596069384
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Complete DriveIn The DriveIn / The DriveIn 2 / The DriveIn 3
The Sky Done Ripped
2019 - The Sky Done Ripped [Ned the Seal] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781596069107
ISBN-10: 1596069104
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

A Time For Violence Stories with an Edge
2019 - A Time for VIolence Stories with an Edge (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781795546904
ISBN-10: 1795546905
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Jackrabbit Smile
2019 - Jackrabbit Smile [Hap and Leonard] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780316311601
ISBN-10: 031631160X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

The Elephant of Surprise
2019 - The Elephant of Surprise [Hap and Leonard] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780316479875
ISBN-10: 031647987X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

Bubba HoTep and the Cosmic BloodSuckers
2019 - Bubba Hotep and the Cosmic Bloodsuckers [Graphic Novel] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781684053339
ISBN-10: 1684053331
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

Bubba and the Cosmic BloodSuckers
2019 - Bubba and the Cosmic Bloodsuckers (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781949381092
ISBN-10: 1949381099
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy

XFiles Case Files
2018 - Xfiles Case Files [The X-Files Case Files] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781684053988
ISBN-10: 1684053986
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

It's Alive Bringing Your Nightmares to Life
2018 - It's Alive Bringing Your Nightmares to Life [The Dream Weaver series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781684545452
ISBN-10: 1684545455
Genre: Reference

Driving to Geronimo's Grave and Other Stories
2018 - Driving to Geronimo's Grave and Other Stories (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781596068902
ISBN-10: 1596068906
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy

Fantastic Tales of Terror History's Darkest Secrets
Lost Highways Dark Fictions from the Road
2018 - Lost Highways Dark Fictions From the Road (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781643704722
ISBN-10: 1643704729
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

2018 - Rusty Puppy [Hap and Leonard] (Paperback)
2017 - Blood and Lemonade [Hap and Leonard, Bk 11] (Paperback)
2017 - Rusty Puppy Library Edition [Hap Collins and Leonard Pine] (Audio CD)
2017 - Honky Tonk Samurai [Hap and Leonard] (Paperback)Hardcover
2017 - Coco Butternut [Hap Collins and Leonard Pine Novels] (Hardcover)
2016 - Horror Anthology 2016 [Moon Books Presents - Volume 2] (Paperback)
2016 - By Bizarre Hands [Dover Horror Classics] (Paperback)
2016 - Miracles Ain't What They Used to Be [Outspoken Authors] (Paperback)
2014 - Graphic Classics Volume 25 Canine/feline Classics [Graphic Classics Graphic Novels] (Paperback)
2012 - Devil Red [Hap Collins and Leonard Pine, Bk 8] (Paperback)
2011 - Hyenas (Hardcover)
2010 - The Bottoms [Vintage Crime/Black Lizard Original] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
2010 - Sojan the Swordsman/under the Warrior Star [Planet Stories Double Feature] (Paperback)
2010 - Vanilla Ride [Vintage Crime/Black Lizard] (Paperback)
2009 - Tales From the Crypt Boxed Set Vol 5 8 [Tales from the Crypt Graphic Novels] (Paperback)
2009 - Captains Outrageous [Hap and Leonard, Bk 6] (Paperback)Paperback
2009 - Rumble Tumble [Hap and Leonard, Bk 5] (Paperback)Hardcover
2009 - Leather Maiden [Vintage Crime/Black Lizard] (Paperback)
2009 - The Twobear Mambo [Hap Collins and Leonard Pine, Bk 3] (Paperback)Paperback
2009 - Bad Chili [Vintage Crime/Black Lizard] (Paperback)
2009 - Les Enfants Du Rasoir [French Edition] (Paperback)
2009 - The Outlaws of Mars [Planet Stories] (Paperback)
2009 - Sanctified and Chickenfried the Portable Lansdale [Southwestern Writers Collection] (Hardcover)
2009 - Savage Season [Hap and Leonard, Bk 1 - Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2009 - Mucho Mojo [Hap Collins and Leonard Pine, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback
2007 - Tsunami Mexicain [French Edition] (Paperback)
2007 - Marvel Westerns [Marvel Comics] (Paperback)
2007 - Conan and the Songs of the Dead [Conan Graphic Novels] (Paperback)
2007 - Marvel Romance Redux [Marvel Comics] (Paperback)
2006 - Marvel Westerns Hc [Marvel Comics] (Hardcover)
2005 - The Boar (Other)
2005 - L'arbre Bouteilles [French Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Fine Dark Line A [Brilliance Audio on Compact Disc] (Audio CD)
2003 - A Fine Dark Line [Audio Cassette - Abridged] (Audio Cassette)
2003 - Cuando El Rio Suena [Rba Literaria] (Hardcover)
2000 - Blood Dance [The Lost Lansdale Series Vol. 3] (Hardcover)
1999 - Waltz of Shadows [Lost Lansdale Series] (Hardcover)
1999 - Something Lumber This Way Comes [The Lost Lansdale Series] (Hardcover)
1996 - Fist Full of Stories [And Articles] (Hardcover)
1991 - Night VIsions 8 [Night Visions] (Hardcover)
1989 - New Frontierthe [New Frontier] (Hardcover)
1988 - Magic Wagon [Gunsmoke Western] (Hardcover)
Jonah Hex Two Gun Mojo [DC Comics Vertigo] (Paperback)
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