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The Elephant of Surprise

(2019)
(Book 12 in the Hap Collins and Leonard Pine series)
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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.

After years of crime-solving companionship, something's changed: Hap, recently married to their P.I. boss, Brett, is now a family man. Amidst the worst flood East Texas has seen in years, the two run across a woman who's had her tongue nearly cut out, pursued by a heavily armed pair of goons. Turns out the girl survived a mob hit, and the boss has come to clean up the mess.

On a chase that blows even the East Texas swampgrass back, Hap and Leonard must save the girl, and vanquish her foes, before the foes get them first. With a new case to solve, and a brand-new challenge to their relationship, will Hap and Leonard's friendship survive? Will Hap and Leonard survive?

The Elephant of Surprise is rich with Lansdale's trademark humor, whip-smart dialogue, and plenty of ass-kicking adventures.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

March 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Elephant of Surprise (Hap and Leonard)
Author(s): Joe R Lansdale
ISBN: 0-316-47987-X / 978-0-316-47987-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

March 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Elephant of Surprise
Author(s): Joe R Lansdale
ISBN: 1-4736-7809-9 / 978-1-4736-7809-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

March 2019 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Elephant of Surprise
Author(s): Joe R Lansdale
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


March 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Elephant of Surprise (Hap and Leonard)
Author(s): Joe R Lansdale
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA