Ed Edwards works in the dirty, tough world of used car sales,but feels sure he is destined for more in life.Dreaming of a brighter future for himself and his plucky little sister, Ed wants to get out of the game.
And when Dave, his lazy, grease-stained boss, sends him to repossess a Cadillac, the better deal Ed has been searching for suddenly seems in reach.
The Cadillac in question belongs to Frank Craig and his beautiful wife Nancy, owners of a local drive-in and pet cemetery. Ed knows Nancy well - too well. In the throes of their salacious affair, Nancy has suggested they kill Frank and claim his insurance policy. It is a tantalizing offer: Ed could finally say goodbye to cars and maybe even send his sister to college. But does he have what it takes to seal the deal?
Full of grit, wit and dark humour, More, Better Deals showcases Edgar award-winning author Joe Lansdale's brilliant writing and delivers another unputdownable thriller.
- - Praise for Joe R. Lansdale - -
Joe Lansdale is one of the dark kings of modern mystery fiction, a master of the genre. His name deserves to be whispered with the greats
The Texan equivalent to our own Christopher Brookmyre . . . A rollicking pulp thriller, with a surprisingly warm and empathetic core - Glasgow Herald
Raucous . . . As always, Lansdale provides a wild, fun ride with an astute eye on social issues - Publishers Weekly
Joe R. Lansdale is the author of over thirty novels and numerous short storiess. He has received the British Fantasy Award, the American Mystery Award, the Edgar Award, the Grinzane Cavour Prize for Literature, and seven Bram Stoker Awards. Lansdale's Hap and Leonard series has been adapted for TV by the Sundance Channel, starring James Purefoy and Michael K. Williams. He lives with his family in Nacogdoches, Texas.
Visit his website at www.joerlansdale.com, follow him on Twitter @joelansdale or find him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JoeRLansdale.