Joe R. Lansdale

Joe Lansdale will sign and discuss The Elephant of Surprise (Mulholland; $26).

Joe R. Lansdale  with more than forty books to his credit, has been called "an immense talent" by Booklist; "a born storyteller" by Robert Bloch; and The New York Times Book Review declared he has "a folklorist's eye for telling detail and a front-porch raconteur's sense of pace." Lansdale has won numerous awards, including sixteen Bram Stoker Awards, the Grand Master Award from the World Horror Convention, a British Fantasy Award, the American Mystery Award, the Critic's Choice Award, and a New York Times Notable Book Award.

Our in-store talk/readings are free. However, if you want to get anything signed, the author's newest book must be purchased from Murder By The Book. Our signing policies can be found here

Event date: 

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 6:30pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St
Houston, TX 77005
The Elephant of Surprise (Hap and Leonard) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316479875
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mulholland Books - March 19th, 2019

The latest roaring, rollicking adventure from Edgar Award-winner Joe R. Lansdale, featuring odd-couple P.I.s Hap and Leonard.

Hap and Leonard are an unlikely pair--Hap, a self-proclaimed white trash rebel, and Leonard--a tough-as-nails Black, gay, Vietnam vet and Republican--but they're the closest friend either of them has in the world.


Jackrabbit Smile (Hap and Leonard) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316311601
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Published: Mulholland Books - March 26th, 2019

Edgar Award-winner and fan favorite Joe R. Lansdale is back with Hap and Leonard's latest caper: investigating the disappearance of a revivalist cult leader's daughter.


Paradise Sky Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316329347
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Published: Mulholland Books - September 26th, 2017

A Library Journal Best Book of 2015!

A rollicking novel about Nat Love, an African-American cowboy with a famous nickname: Deadwood Dick.


Honky Tonk Samurai (Hap and Leonard) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316329415
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Published: Mulholland Books - February 14th, 2017

NOW THE BASIS OF THE NEW SERIES ON SUNDANCETV.

Only Hap and Leonard would catch a cold case with hot cars, hot women, and ugly skinheads.


Savage Season: A Hap and Leonard Novel (1) (Hap and Leonard Series #1) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780307455383
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - January 6th, 2009

Savage Season is the basis for the first season of the Sundance TV series Hap and Leonard

A rip-roaring, high-octane, Texas-sized thriller, featuring two friends, one vixen, a crew of washed-up radicals, loads of money, and bloody mayhem.