LONG WALK HOME by John L. Lansdale


John L. Lansdale

LONG WALK HOME: A Novel by John L. Lansdale is now available from BookVoice Publishing in hardcover and digital formats. Paperback edition is also coming soon.

In this gripping novel from John Lansdale, LONG WALK HOME tells how ten-year-old Trenton O’Rourke’s life was changed forever during the summer of 1944. Trenton and his family lived on a fading farm like many others in the small town of Angel Point, Mississippi. With family, friends and neighbors fighting overseas in World War II, and rising racial tensions back home, what was normally a routine summer turned into a nightmare of murder and loss, trying to cope with hard times to survive and the surprise learning experiences of growing up. Ultimately, a chance encounter with an unexpected stranger forever changes Trenton’s life.
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“LONG WALK HOME really touched and gripped me. A great bittersweet story of light and shadow about growing up in a time gone by. I loved it.” – Joe R. Lansdale (author of the Hap & Leonard series)

What Others are Saying about John L. Lansdale
“Mickey Spillane fans will welcome this page-turner...Lansdale effectively delays revealing the novel’s big secret until the end. Those who like their thrillers with a heavy dose of violent action will be satisfied.” - Publishers Weekly review of Slow Bullet
“This is an entertaining, science fiction-historical-horror blend with resourceful protagonists and a solid cast of secondary characters.” - Booklist review of Zombie Gold
“Slow Bullet is a straight-ahead thriller...it's about action, and there's plenty of that. Check it out.” - Bill Crider's Pop Culture Magazine
“...the author’s innate ability to spin a complex tale painted with vivid characters and intense suspense provides readers with a well-paced book that they may find difficult to set down...a worthwhile suspenseful ride.” - Amazing Stories review of Horse of a Different Color
“Has something for everyone… It's exciting, entertaining and educational. A fun ride.” – legendary TV personality/actress/author Joan Hallmark, review of Zombie Gold
“...something unique and comfortable and difficult to put down. Highly recommended.” – Cemetery Dance review of Hell’s Bounty
“True to Lansdale tradition, John L. Lansdale has compiled a piece of work that should appeal to a wide range of readers.” – Amazing Stories review of Zombie Gold

About the Author 

John L. Lansdale was born and raised in East Texas. He is a retired Army reserve Psychological Operations Officer and a combat veteran with numerous medals and awards. He has worked as a comic book writer for Tales from the Crypt, IDW, Grave Tales, Cemetery Dance and several more. He co-authored the Shadows West and Hell's Bounty novels with his brother Joe R. Lansdale. He is also the author of Horse of a Different Color, Slow Bullet, Zombie Gold, When the Night Bird Sings, Broken Moon, Long Walk Home, The Last Good Day and several more titles.