Dead Aim by Joe R. Lansdale audiobook

Dead Aim

By Joe R. Lansdale
Read by Phil Gigante

Dreamscape 9781596065253

The Hap and Leonard Series: Book 9

2.05 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Dead Aim marks thealways welcome return of Joe R. Lansdale’s most enduring fictional creations:Hap Collins and Leonard Pine. The result is a spare, beautifully craftednovella in which Lansdale’s unique voice and inimitable narrative gifts are onfull and generous display. The story begins simply enough when the two agree to provide protectionfor a woman harassed by her violent, soon-to-be-ex husband. But, as readers ofthis series will already know, events in the lives of Hap and Leonard rarelystay simple for long. When a protracted stakeout ends in a lethal shooting anda pair of moldering corpses turn up in an otherwise deserted trailer, thenature of this ‘routine’ assignment changes dramatically. The ensuinginvestigation unearths a complex web of lies, duplicity, and hidden agendasthat leads from an upscale Texas law firm to the world of organized crime,culminating in the kind of explosive, anything-can-happen confrontation thatonly Joe Lansdale could create. Violent, profane, and often raucously funny, Dead Aim is a tautly written, hugelyentertaining thriller and a triumph of the storyteller’s art.

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Dead Aim marks thealways welcome return of Joe R. Lansdale’s most enduring fictional creations:Hap Collins and Leonard Pine. The result is a spare, beautifully craftednovella in which Lansdale’s unique voice and inimitable narrative gifts are onfull and generous display.

The story begins simply enough when the two agree to provide protectionfor a woman harassed by her violent, soon-to-be-ex husband. But, as readers ofthis series will already know, events in the lives of Hap and Leonard rarelystay simple for long. When a protracted stakeout ends in a lethal shooting anda pair of moldering corpses turn up in an otherwise deserted trailer, thenature of this ‘routine’ assignment changes dramatically. The ensuinginvestigation unearths a complex web of lies, duplicity, and hidden agendasthat leads from an upscale Texas law firm to the world of organized crime,culminating in the kind of explosive, anything-can-happen confrontation thatonly Joe Lansdale could create. Violent, profane, and often raucously funny, Dead Aim is a tautly written, hugelyentertaining thriller and a triumph of the storyteller’s art.

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Author Bio: Joe R. Lansdale

Author Bio: Joe R. Lansdale

Joe R. Lansdale is the author of nearly four dozen novels, including the Edgar Award–winning The Bottoms. He has received nine Bram Stoker Awards, the American Mystery Award, the British Fantasy Award, a Critics’ Choice Award, and the Grinzane Cavour Prize for Literature, among others. His novella Bubba Ho-Tep was adapted to film by Don Coscarelli.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 2.05
Audience: Adult
Language: English