Victor LaValle is an American author of science fiction and horror novels. He earned his English degree from Cornell University, and his MFA in Fiction from Columbia University. Victor has been a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center. He has also won multiple awards, including a Whiting Writers’ Award, a United States Artists Ford Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship and the key to Southeast Queens. Victor lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Victor LaValle made his debut as a published author in 1999 with the short story collection Slapboxing with Jesus. His first novel was The Ecstatic, published in 2002. Below is a list of Victor LaValle’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Victor LaValle's Destroyer Books

Destroyer #1 (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Destroyer #2 (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Destroyer #3 (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Destroyer #4 (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Destroyer #5 (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Destroyer #6 (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Ecstatic (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Big Machine (2009)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Devil in Silver (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Changeling (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Lucretia and the Kroons (2012)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ballad of Black Tom (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ancient History (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Slapboxing with Jesus (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Wonder and Glory Forever: Awe-Inspiring Lovecraftian Fiction(2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: A People’s Future of the United States was edited with John Joseph Adams.

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Victor LaValle Synopsis: Big Machine is a standalone novel by Victor LaValle. Ricky Rice is a medicore hustler with a lingering junk habit, a bad knee, and a haunted mind. A survivor of a suicide cult, he scrapes by as a porter at a bus depot in Utica, New York, until one day a mysterious letter arrives, summoning him to enlist in a band of paranormal investigators comprised of former addicts and petty criminals, all of whom had at some point in their wasted lives heard what may have been the voice of God.

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