A gripping, powerful novel, all the more so for being patently heartfelt * Financial Times * All the virtues of his best work * Margaret Atwood, New York Times * King finds a mode of the supernatural that has a melancholic beauty * Guardian, Book of the Week * A powerful sequel to The Shining * Observer * King's own supplies of creative steam show little sign of being depleted. * The Sunday Times *
Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes Sleeping Beauties (co-written with his son Owen King), the short story collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, the Bill Hodges trilogy End of Watch, Finders Keepers, and Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel, and shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award). Many of King's books have been turned into celebrated films, television series and streamed events including The Shawshank Redemption, Gerald's Game and It. King is the recipient of the 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.