BookVoice Publishing

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BookVoice Publishing began releasing fiction in digital and physical formats in 2017 and hasn't stopped yet.
In 2017 we released the novels SLOW BULLET and HORSE OF A DIFFERENT COLOR.
This year saw the addition of Edgar Award-winning author Joe R. Lansdale and the signed/numbered limited edition hardcover release of his classic THE MAGIC WAGON. Keep your eyes peeled for more projects between Joe and Bookvoice in the upcoming year!
Novels already on the slate for this year are LONG WALK HOME, BROKEN MOON, THE LAST GOOD DAY and KISSING THE DEVIL.
"The Mecana Series" which began with HORSE OF A DIFFERENT COLOR continues with a series of novellas: WHEN THE NIGHT BIRD SINGS, TWISTED JUSTICE, and THE BOX.
Our ongoing BookVoice Pocket Stories series started last year with the short stories BOY AND HOG and EMERGENCY CHRISTMAS, and continues with BOY AND HOG RETURN and several untitled stories to follow. Available individually, these short stories will also be found in the Pocket Stories Collection Vol. 1 paperback coming later this year.
We release fiction titles in a variety of genres. From Mystery/Detective, to Westerns, to Horror and more!

Available Now
Slow Bullet (Novel)
Horse of a Different Color (Novel)
The Magic Wagon (Novel)
When the Night Bird Sings (Novella)
Boy and Hog (Short Story)
Boy and Hog Return (Short Story)
Emergency Christmas (Short Story)

Coming Soon in 2018
Long Walk Home (Novel)
Kissing the Devil (Novel)
The Last Good Day (Novel)
Broken Moon (Novel)
Twisted Justice (Novella)
The Box (Novella)
More Joe R. Lansdale projects
Additional Pocket Stories projects

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Man With Two Lives: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2018 by BookVoice Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Alternative history
Joe R. Lansdale's rare short story “Man With Two Lives” is the latest addition to the BookVoice Pocket Stories series. Written around the same time as THE MAGIC WAGON, "Man With Two Lives" catches up with an Old West legend past his prime. This short story can also be found in BookVoice Publishing's re-release of THE MAGIC WAGON by Lansdale.
The Magic Wagon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2018 by BookVoice Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Already renowned for his work in horror and “splatterpunk,” Joe R. Lansdale (the Hap and Leonard series, Cold in July, Bubba Ho-Tep) helped cement the Weird Western genre as we know it with THE MAGIC WAGON and several other titles beginning in the 1980s and continuing more than 30 years later to this day. THE MAGIC WAGON tells the tall tales of narrator Buster Fogg and the group that takes him in.
Boy and Hog
You set the price! Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2018 by BookVoice Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A group of white-collar workers with a hand-drawn map trek into the wilderness for a hunting expedition. But out here, will they be the hunters or the prey? In the middle of nowhere, past towns, roads and civilization in general, sits a solitary cabin. Max and Mama have lived there for years, hiding from the authorities while raising a son and pet. A horror short by John L. Lansdale (Zombie Gold)
When the Night Bird Sings: A Novella (The Mecana Series Part Two)
Series: The Mecana Series. You set the price! Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2018 by BookVoice Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Shortly after solving the horrific Mutilator serial killer case, detectives Mecana and Connors are on the trail of a new suspect. On the inaugural day of their private investigation firm, the two detectives meet one Candy Kane - a wealthy Dallas socialite who offers a small fortune in exchange for protection from her enemies. With an ever-growing suspect list, one wrong move could mean the end.
Horse of a Different Color: A Novel (The Mecana Series Part One)
Series: The Mecana Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017 by BookVoice Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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Dallas PD Detective Thomas Mecana is on the hunt for a serial killer terrorizing the Lone Star State. Joining him is Darcie Connors, a young officer working her first murder case. With hard work, and some luck, Mecana and his partner discover a most-unusual serial killer case with murder in its very genes. They discover some evidence is so strange and unbelievable, it might be best left alone.
Slow Bullet: A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,090. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017 by BookVoice Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In Slow Bullet, Army veteran Clark McKay is searching for the truth behind his best friend's murder. McKay's search for the truth takes him across the globe, where he meets a multitude of characters and wades through the murky waters of corruption. He wants to find a murderer, but what happens when he uncovers so much more? Truth and fiction make an interesting mixture in this fast-paced novel.

Series

The Mecana Series
THE MECANA SERIES by John L. Lansdale 01 - Horse of a Different Color 02 - When the Night Bird Sings 03 - Twisted Justice

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