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Rusty Puppy

(2017)
(Book 12 in the Hap Collins and Leonard Pine series)
A novel by

 

"Reading Joe Lansdale is like listening to a favorite uncle who just happens to be a fabulous storyteller."
Dean Koontz


Hap and Leonard investigate a racially motivated murder that threatens to tear apart their East Texas town.

While Hap, a former '60s activist and self-proclaimed white-trash rebel, is recovering from a life-threatening stab wound, Louise Elton comes into Hap and Leonard's PI office to tell him that the police have killed her son, Jamar.

Months earlier, a bully cop pulled over and sexually harassed Jamar's sister, Charm. The officer followed Charm over the course of the next couple of months, leading Jamar to videotape and take notes on the cop and his partner. The next thing Louise hears, Jamar got in a fight and is killed in the projects by local hoods. It doesn't add up: He was a straight-A student, destined for better things, until he began to ask too many questions about the racist police force.

Leonard, a tough black gay Vietnam vet and Republican, joins Hap in the investigation, and they stumble upon the racial divides that have shaped their Eastern Texas town. But if anyone can navigate these pitfalls and bring the killers to justice, it's Hap and Leonard.

Filled with Lansdale's trademark whip-smart dialogue, colorful characters, and relentless pacing, Rusty Puppy is Joe Lansdale at his best.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

February 2017 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Rusty Puppy (Hap and Leonard)
Author(s): Joe R Lansdale
ISBN: 0-316-31156-1 / 978-0-316-31156-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

February 2017 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Rusty Puppy: Hap and Leonard Book Ten (Hap and Leonard Thrillers)
Author(s): Joe R Lansdale
ISBN: 1-4736-2908-X / 978-1-4736-2908-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

February 2017 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Rusty Puppy (Hap Collins and Leonard Pine Mysteries)
Author(s): Joe R Lansdale
ISBN: 1-4789-4565-6 / 978-1-4789-4565-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2017 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Rusty Puppy (Hap Collins and Leonard Pine Mysteries, Book 12) (Hap Collins and Leonard Pine Novels)
Author(s): Joe R Lansdale
ISBN: 1-4789-4568-0 / 978-1-4789-4568-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hachette Audio and Blackstone Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2017 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Rusty Puppy
Author(s): Joe R Lansdale
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

February 2017 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Rusty Puppy: Hap and Leonard Book Ten (Hap and Leonard Thrillers 10)
Author(s): Joe R Lansdale
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

February 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Rusty Puppy
Author(s): Joe R Lansdale
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


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