Joe R. Lansdale

We are excited to host Joe R. Lansdale in the store on Thursday, March 23rd at 6:00PM to discuss his new book, The Donut Legion.

 

DESCRIPTION


Edgar award-winning author Joe R. Lansdale beams a light on an East Texas town held in the grip of conspiracy.
Charlie Garner has a bad feeling. His ex-wife, Meg, has been missing for over a week and one quick peek into her home shows all her possessions packed up in boxes. Neighbors claim she’s running from bill collectors, but Charlie suspects something more sinister is afoot. Meg was last seen working at the local donut shop, a business run by a shadow group most refer to as ‘The Saucer People’; a space-age, evangelist cult who believe their compound to be the site of an extraterrestrial Second Coming.
 
Along with his brother, Felix, and beautiful, randy journalist Amelia “Scrappy” Moon, Charlie uncovers strange and frightening details about the compound (read: a massive, doomsday storehouse of weapons, a leashed chimpanzee!) When the body of their key informer is found dead with his arms ripped out of their sockets, Charlie knows he’s in danger but remains dogged in his quest to rescue Meg.
 
Brimming with colorful characters and Lansdale’s characteristic bounce, this rollicking crime novel examines the insidious rise of fringe groups and those under their sway with black comedy and glints of pathos.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR


Joe R. Lansdale is the author of nearly four dozen novels, including Rusty Puppy, the Edgar-award winning The Bottoms, Sunset and Sawdust, and Leather Maiden. He has received nine Bram Stoker Awards, the American Mystery Award, the British Fantasy Award, and the Grinzane Cavour Prize for Literature. He lives with his family in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Thursday, March 23rd, 6:00PM
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The Donut Legion: A Novel

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By Joe R. Lansdale

The Donut Legion: A Novel By Joe R. Lansdale Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316540681
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Mulholland Books - March 21st, 2023

The Donut Legion: A Novel By Joe R. Lansdale Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316540681
Availability: NOT IN STOCK - Usually arrives in 7 - 14 business days
Published: Mulholland Books - March 21st, 2023

Homepage Blurb: 
Edgar award-winning author Joe R. Lansdale beams a light on an East Texas town held in the grip of conspiracy in THE DONUT LEGION!