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Blood in the Gears

Blood in the Gears

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  • Author:Joe R. Lansdale
  • Artist:Vincent Chong (cover) / Ben Baldwin (interiors)
  • Publication Date:Forthcoming in 2019
  • ISBN:978-1-78858-020-5
  • Edition:Signed & Numbered Limited Hardcover
  • Page Count:554

“Joe Lansdale is a born storyteller.”
—Robert Bloch, author of Psycho


Blood in the Gears is the second in a four volume set of stories by Joe R. Lansdale. Each, as best is possible, covers a certain branch of his career. While none of the volumes neatly fit into a box, this volume attempts to point to those stories of his that contain the elements of crime, mystery and suspense. Some of them are creepy, some bloody, some strange, all powerful and unique. Well know stories and lesser known tales rub shoulder to shoulder here, and when they do, the friction causes blood to drip into the story gears. These are the results of the raw and contradictory elements of flesh, and blood, and bones that make up the human machinery.

Table of Contents:

Introduction by Joe R. Lansdale
Drive-In Date
The Phone Woman
Dirt Devils
The Steel Valentine
Naked Angel
Billie Sue
The Job
Master of Misery
The Ears
Everybody Plays the Fool
Bestsellers Guaranteed
Rainy Weather
Booty and the Beast
I Tell You It’s Love
Shooting Pool
Private Eye
Hot in December
The Devil’s Pants
The Shadows, Kith and Kin
Old Charlie
The Drunken Moon
The Old Man in the Motorized Chair
The Events Concerning a Nude Fold-Out Found in a Harlequin Romance
Six-Finger Jack
Walks
Incident On and Off a Mountain Road
Santa at the Café


Signed Limited Hardcover Edition:
Limited to only 550 signed and hand-numbered copies
Personally signed by the author, cover artist, and interior artist on a specially designed signature page
Larger 6.14” x 9.21” trim size
Printed on 90gsm acid-free paper
Bound in cloth with coloured head and tail bands
Hot foil stamping on the front boards and spine
Offset printed and bound with full-colour endpapers
Sewn binding for increased durability
Epic dust jacket artwork by Vincent Chong
Including over TWENTY interior illustrations by the interior artist

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