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Honky Tonk Samurai: A Hap and Leonard Novel

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

The story starts simply enough when Hap, a former '60s activist and self-proclaimed white trash rebel, and Leonard, a tough black, gay Vietnam vet and Republican with an addiction to Dr. Pepper, are working a freelance surveillance job in East Texas. The uneventful stakeout is coming to an end when the pair witness a man abusing his dog. Leonard takes matters into his own fists, and now the bruised dog abuser wants to press charges.

One week later, a woman named Lilly Buckner drops by their new PI office with a proposition: find her missing granddaughter, or she'll turn in a video of Leonard beating the dog abuser. The pair agrees to take on the cold case and soon discover that the used car dealership where her granddaughter worked is actually a front for a prostitution ring. What began as a missing-person case becomes one of blackmail and murder.

Filled with Lansdale's trademark whip-smart dialogue, relentless pacing and unorthodox characters, HONKY TONK SAMURAI is a rambunctious thrill ride by one hell of a writer.

Audiobook available, narrated byChristopher Ryan Grant

Honky Tonk Samurai: A Hap and Leonard Novel
by Joe R. Lansdale

  • Publication Date: February 14, 2017
  • Genres: Fiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Mulholland Books
  • ISBN-10: 031632941X
  • ISBN-13: 9780316329415