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Mr. Mercedes
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN : 9781501125607
  • Reader Reviews : 3630
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Originally published: New York: Scribner, 2014.

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    Mr Mercedes
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Hodder Paperbacks
  • Pages : 417
  • ISBN : 1444788647
  • Reader Reviews : 3630
  • Genre : Mercedes automobiles
  • A cat-and-mouse suspense thriller featuring Bill Hodges, a retired cop who is tormented by 'the Mercedes massacre', a case he never solved. Brady Hartsfield, perpetrator of that notorious crime, has sent Hodges a taunting letter. Now he's preparing to kill again. Each starts to close in on the other in a mega-stakes race against time.

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    Mr. Mercedes Trilogy Boxed Set
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Scribner Book Company
  • Pages : 1344
  • ISBN : 1501142062
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A magnificently packaged boxed set of hardcover editions of Mr. Mercedes, Finders Keepers, and End of Watch, the Edgar award–winning trilogy starring Bill Hodges, Holly Gibney, Jerome Robinson, and the diabolical Mercedes Killer, Brady Hartsfield—with unique new jackets and case.

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    Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King - a 30-Minute Summary
  • Author : Instaread Summaries
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Pages : 72
  • ISBN : 1500315060
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of the book and NOT the original book. Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King - A 30-minute Summary of the Novel Inside this Instaread Summary: Overview of the entire book Introduction to the Important people in the book Summary and analysis of all the chapters in the book Key Takeaways of the book A Reader's Perspective Preview of this summary: Part1 Chapter 1 Down-on-his-luck, Augie Odenkirk helps homeless Janice Cray care for her baby as they wait in the early morning fog for a job fair. A gray Mercedes plows into the crowd. Augie, Janice and the baby are among the victims. Part 2 Chapters 1-3 About a year after the Mercedes crash, Retired Detective K. William Hodges watches more grubby reality shows, fails to enjoy his beer, and thinks, again, of shooting himself. The arrival of the mail distracts him. A letter, allegedly from the driver of the killer Mercedes, stuns him. The writer brags about killing eight and wounding many. He says that he got off sexually at he drove into the crowd. He wore a condom and used bleach to get rid of any DNA. He wore a hair net under a clown mask for the same reason. He knows Hodges is miserable and hopes the letter cheers him up. He gives Hodges a website where they can talk, including a username: kermitfrog19. Chapters 4-6 Hodges wonders if he should turn the letter over to his former partner, Pete Huntley. He believes the writer is the killer because he knows inside information about the condom and the bleach. The idea of using this letter, and chats on line, to catch the killer gives Hodges a reason to live. Chapter 7-9 Hodges analyzes the letter and sees that the writer has several identifying traits, including misusing perk for perp and peppering his words with an image of a smiley face. The same smiley face was glued onto the steering wheel of the Mercedes. Hodges calls Pete and makes a lunch date....

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    Finders Keepers
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN : 9781501100123
  • Reader Reviews : 3309
  • Genre : Fiction
  • "A masterful, intensely suspenseful novel about a reader whose obsession with a reclusive writer goes far too far--a book about the power of storytelling, starring the same trio of unlikely and winning heroes King introduced in Mr. Mercedes."--Provided by publisher.

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    Mr. Mercedes - 101 Amazing Facts You Didn't Know
  • Author : G Whiz
  • Publisher : GWhizBooks.com
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781501458897
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  • Genre : Books
  • What are the amazing facts of Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King? Do you want to know the golden nuggets of facts readers love? If you've enjoyed the book, then this will be a must read delight for you! Collected for readers everywhere are 101 book facts about the book & author that are fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true to keep you laughing and learning as you read through the book! Tips & Tricks to Enhance Reading Experience • Enter "G Whiz" after your favorite title to see if publication exists! ie) Eleanor & Park G Whiz • Enter "G Whiz 101" to search for entire catalogue! • Tell us what title you want next! • Combine your favorite titles to receive bundle coupons! • Submit a review and hop on the Wall of Contributors! “Get ready for fun, down-to-earth, and amazing facts that keep you laughing & learning!" - G Whiz DISCLAIMER: This work is a derivative work not to be confused with the original title. It is a collection of facts from reputable sources generally known to the public with source URLs for further reading and enjoyment. It is unofficial and unaffiliated with respective parties of the original title in any way. Due to the nature of research, no content shall be deemed authoritative nor used for citation purposes. Refined and tested for quality, we provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back.

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    Mr. Mercedes: A Novel By Stephen King | Conversation Starters
  • Author : dailyBooks
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 65
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Mr. Mercedes: A Novel by Stephen King | Conversation Starters A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and its world come alive, and even after the last page of the book is closed, the story still lives on, inciting questions and curiosity. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into this world that continues to lives on. These questions can be used to… Create Hours of Conversation: • Foster a deeper understanding of the book • Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups • Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately • Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent resource to supplement the original book, enhancing your experience of Mr. Mercedes. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.

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    Mr. Mercedes: A Novel by Stephen King (Trivia-On-Books)
  • Author : Trivion Books
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 73
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Study Aids
  • Trivia-on-Book: Mr. Mercedes: A Novel by Stephen King Take the challenge yourself and share it with friends and family for a time of fun! The King is back and he is bringing with him a new series. Mr. Mercedes is the first book in a new exciting series by horror legend, Stephen King. This "Bill Hodges" series explores what happens when a vicious killer willfully commits mass murder in a small run-down town in America's Heartland. The killer earns his name, Mr. Mercedes, when he guns down a group of people with his stolen Mercedes. Not only does he drive through a crowd of people, he backs up and aims for the ones he missed. The murder gains a wealth of notoriety and only Bill Hodges, a retired cop, can stand in the way of the evil returning for more victims. This time the killer won't be content with just a small crowd of people; this time, the killer is aiming for thousands of victims all at once. Can Bill Hodges catch the killer as he tries to outrun his own haunted past? Will it be, as he fears, too late to save anyone from the evil in the shape of a Mercedes? Only King knows for sure and his Edgar Award winning novel, Mr. Mercedes is our first introduction into the new world of Bill Hodges. You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Are you a fan? Trivia-on-Books is an independently curated trivia quiz on the book for readers, students, and fans alike. Whether you're looking for new materials to the book or would like to take the challenge yourself and share it with your friends and family for a time of fun, Trivia-on-Books provides a unique approach to Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King that is both insightful and educational! Features You'll Find Inside: • 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author • Insightful commentary to answer every question • Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group • Results provided with scores to determine "status" Promising quality and value, come play your trivia of a favorite book!

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    Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King - A 30-minute Summary of the Novel
  • Author : Instaread Summaries
  • Publisher : Instaread Summaries
  • Pages : 70
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of the book and NOT the original book. Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King - A 30-minute Summary of the Novel Inside this Instaread Summary:Overview of the entire bookIntroduction to the Important people in the bookSummary and analysis of all the chapters in the bookKey Takeaways of the bookA Reader's Perspective Preview of this summary: Part1 Chapter 1 Down-on-his-luck, Augie Odenkirk helps homeless Janice Cray care for her baby as they wait in the early morning fog for a job fair. A gray Mercedes plows into the crowd. Augie, Janice and the baby are among the victims. Part 2 Chapters 1-3 About a year after the Mercedes crash, Retired Detective K. William Hodges watches more grubby reality shows, fails to enjoy his beer, and thinks, again, of shooting himself. The arrival of the mail distracts him. A letter, allegedly from the driver of the killer Mercedes, stuns him. The writer brags about killing eight and wounding many. He says that he got off sexually at he drove into the crowd. He wore a condom and used bleach to get rid of any DNA. He wore a hair net under a clown mask for the same reason. He knows Hodges is miserable and hopes the letter cheers him up. He gives Hodges a website where they can talk, including a username: kermitfrog19. Chapters 4-6 Hodges wonders if he should turn the letter over to his former partner, Pete Huntley. He believes the writer is the killer because he knows inside information about the condom and the bleach. The idea of using this letter, and chats on line, to catch the killer gives Hodges a reason to live. Chapter 7-9 Hodges analyzes the letter and sees that the writer has several identifying traits, including misusing perk for perp and peppering his words with an image of a smiley face. The same smiley face was glued onto the steering wheel of the Mercedes. Hodges calls Pete and makes a lunch date....

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    End of Watch
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9781501134159
  • Reader Reviews : 2517
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Now an AT&T Audience Original Series The fabulously suspenseful and "smashing" (The New York Times Book Review) final novel in the Bill Hodges trilogy from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mr. Mercedes and Finders Keepers! For nearly six years, in Room 217 of the Lakes Region Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, Brady Hartsfield has been in a persistent vegetative state. A complete recovery seems unlikely for the insane perpetrator of the “Mercedes Massacre,” in which eight people were killed and many more maimed for life. But behind the vacant stare, Brady is very much awake and aware, having been pumped full of experimental drugs...scheming, biding his time as he trains himself to take full advantage of the deadly new powers that allow him to wreak unimaginable havoc without ever leaving his hospital room. Brady Hartsfield is about to embark on a new reign of terror against thousands of innocents, hell-bent on taking revenge against anyone who crossed his path—with retired police detective Bill Hodges at the very top of that long list....

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    Mr. Mercedes
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Bill Hodges Trilogy
  • Pages : 527
  • ISBN : 060639415X
  • Reader Reviews : 3630
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Originally published: New York: Scribner, 2014.

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    Mr. Mercedes
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 591
  • ISBN : 3453269411
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  • Genre : German language
  • Read and download full book Mr. Mercedes

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    Stephen King's The Bill Hodges Trilogy Concordance
  • Author : Robin Furth
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781501165917
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A detailed guide to Stephen King's The Bill Hodges Trilogy—Mr. Mercedes, Finders Keepers, and End of Watch.

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    Mister Mercedes
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 470
  • ISBN : 8868363399
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • "All'alba di un giorno qualsiasi, davanti alla Fiera del Lavoro di una cittadina americana colpita dalla crisi economica, centinaia di giovani, donne, uomini sono in attesa nella speranza di trovare un impiego. Invece, emergendo all'improvviso dalla nebbia, piomba su di loro una rombante Mercedes grigia, che spazza via decine di persone per poi sparire alle prime luci del giorno. Il killer non sarà mai trovato. Un anno dopo William Hodges, un poliziotto da poco in pensione, riceve il beffardo messaggio ..."--

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    The Outsider
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 9781473676411
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Now a major HBO and Sky Atlantic limited series starring Ben Mendelsohn. 'If you read only one thriller this summer, make it this one' Daily Mail A horrifying crime. Water-tight evidence points to a single suspect. Except he was seventy miles away, with an iron-clad alibi. Detective Anderson sets out to investigate the impossible: how can the suspect have been both at the scene of the crime and in another town?

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    It
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Pages : 1184
  • ISBN : 9781982127794
  • Reader Reviews : 117
  • Genre : Fiction
  • It: Chapter Two—now a major motion picture! Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an evil without a name: It. Welcome to Derry, Maine. It’s a small city, a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown. Only in Derry the haunting is real. They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they are grown-up men and women who have gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness. But the promise they made twenty-eight years ago calls them reunite in the same place where, as teenagers, they battled an evil creature that preyed on the city’s children. Now, children are being murdered again and their repressed memories of that terrifying summer return as they prepare to once again battle the monster lurking in Derry’s sewers. Readers of Stephen King know that Derry, Maine, is a place with a deep, dark hold on the author. It reappears in many of his books, including Bag of Bones, Hearts in Atlantis, and 11/22/63. But it all starts with It. “Stephen King’s most mature work” (St. Petersburg Times), “It will overwhelm you…to be read in a well-lit room only” (Los Angeles Times).

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    The Complete Hard Case Crime Stephen King Collection
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9781789097566
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The Complete Hard Case Crime Stephen King Collection, featuring the bestselling titles The Colorado Kid, Joyland, and his newest novel, Later, plus exclusive art cards. Collecting Stephen King's three homages to the classic crime pulp paperbacks, published by Hard Case Crime. This includes The Colorado Kid (2005), Joyland (2013) and Later (2021). It will also feature three exclusive art cards with alternate cover artwork for the three novels. Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work in a fairground and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever. A rookie newspaperwoman learns the true meaning of mystery when she investigates a 25-year-old unsolved and very strange case involving a dead man found on an island off the coast of Maine. The son of a struggling single mother, Jamie Conklin just wants an ordinary childhood. But Jamie is no ordinary child. Born with an unnatural ability, Jamie can see things no one else can. But the cost of using this ability is higher than Jamie can imagine - as he discovers when an NYPD detective draws him into the pursuit of a killer who has threatened to strike from beyond the grave.

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    Step on a Crack
  • Author : James Patterson,Michael Ledwidge
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780759518520
  • Reader Reviews : 45
  • Genre : Fiction
  • As he faces a devastating personal loss, Detective Michael Bennett is about to take on the most sinister challenge of his career: a kidnapping crisis that could destroy the most powerful people in America. The nation has fallen into mourning after the unexpected death of a beloved former First Lady, and the most powerful people in the world gather in New York for her funeral. Then the inconceivable occurs: Billionaires, politicians, and superstars of every kind are suddenly trapped within one man's brilliant and ruthless scenario. Bennett, father of ten, is pulled into the fray. As the danger escalates, Michael is hit with devastating news: After fighting for many years, his wife has succumbed to a terrible disease. As New York descends into chaos, Bennett has lost the great love of his life and faces raising his ten devastated children alone-and rescuing 34 hostages. Day after day, Bennett confronts the most ruthless man he has ever dealt with, a man who kills without hesitation and counters everything the NYPD and FBI throw at him with impunity. As the entire world watches and the tension boils to a searing heat, Bennett has to find a way out-or face responsibility for the greatest debacle in history.

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    The Dead Zone
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781501141157
  • Reader Reviews : 58
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine A #1 New York Times bestseller about a man who wakes up from a five-year coma able to see people’s futures and the terrible fate awaiting mankind—a “compulsive page-turner” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution). Johnny Smith awakens from a five-year coma after his car accident and discovers that he can see people’s futures and pasts when he touches them. Many consider his talent a gift; Johnny feels cursed. His fiancée married another man during his coma and people clamor for him to solve their problems. When Johnny has a disturbing vision after he shakes the hand of an ambitious and amoral politician, he must decide if he should take drastic action to change the future. With “powerful tension that holds the reader to the story like a pin to a magnet” (The Houston Post), The Dead Zone is a “faultlessly paced…continuously engrossing” (Los Angeles Times) novel of second sight.

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    Memory man
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Mark Lewis
  • Pages : 84
  • ISBN : 9781476131986
  • Reader Reviews : 58
  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book Memory man

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    Mr. Mercedes (Trilogía Bill Hodges 1)
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : PLAZA & JANÉS
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 9788401389443
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Mr. Mercedes, primera novela de la «Trilogía Bill Hodges», es la historia de una guerra entre el Bien y el Mal. Un retrato inolvidable de la mente de un asesino obsesionado y demente. Justo antes del amanecer, en una decadente ciudad americana, cientos de parados esperan la apertura de la oficina de empleo para reclamar uno de los mil puestos de trabajo que se han anunciado. Han hecho cola durante toda la noche. De pronto, invisible hasta que lo tienen prácticamente encima, un Mercedes surge de la fría niebla de la madrugada. Su conductor atropella y aplasta a todos los que encuentra a su alcance. Acto seguido, el coche da marcha atrás y vuelve a arremeter contra ellos. El asesino huye dejando atrás ocho muertos y quince heridos. Meses después, Bill Hodges, un policía jubilado que sigue obsesionado con este caso sin resolver, recibe una carta anónima de alguien que se declara culpable de la masacre. Brady Hartsfield vive con su madre alcohólica en la casa donde nació. Disfrutó tanto de aquella sensación de muerte debajo de los neumáticos del Mercedes que ahora quiere recuperarla. ¿Quién es el cazador y quién la presa? Bill Hodges: policía jubilado. Brady Hartsfield: asesino múltiple cuya culpabilidad Bill Hodges nunca logró demostrar. Ahora vuelven a encontrarse y cientos de vidas están en juego. Un thriller sin par del gran maestro Stephen King. En los blogs: «Una novela de acción trepidante que demuestra la habilidad de King de crear personajes memorables, sean héroes o antihéroes, pero siempre cargados de potencia y atractivo en medio de tramas muy bien planteadas y entretenidas.» Blog Mis libros y mis cosas

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    The Modern Stephen King Canon
  • Author : Patrick McAleer,Philip L. Simpson
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9781498572798
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • In this collection recognized writers and scholars discuss and analyze Stephen King’s contemporary works. The contributors comment on and critique numerous aspects of King’s literature, including his take on violent criminals, his craft, and his use of the Gothic.

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    Big Driver
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN : 9781501104435
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Now a Lifetime original movie, Stephen King's haunting story about an author of a series of mystery novels who tries to reconcile her old life with her life after a horrific attack and the one thing that can save her: Revenge. Tess Thorne, a famous mystery writer, faces a long drive home following a book signing engagement. Advised to take a shortcut at the suggestion of the event’s planner, Tess sets out for home, well after dark. On a lonely stretch of New England road, her tire blows out, and when a man in a pick up stops, it is not to help her, but to repeatedly assault her and leave her for dead. Tess survives, and she plots a revenge that will bring her face-to-face with another stranger: the one inside herself, capable of gruesome violence. This story was originally published in Stephen King’s acclaimed collection, Full Dark, No Stars.

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    If It Bleeds
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Scribner
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN : 1982150297
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From #1 New York Times bestselling author, legendary storyteller, and master of short fiction Stephen King comes an extraordinary collection of four new and compelling novellas—Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, The Life of Chuck, Rat, and the title story If It Bleeds—each pulling you into intriguing and frightening places. The novella is a form King has returned to over and over again in the course of his amazing career, and many have been made into iconic films, including “The Body” (Stand By Me) and “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption” (Shawshank Redemption). Like Four Past Midnight, Different Seasons, and most recently Full Dark, No Stars, If It Bleeds is a uniquely satisfying collection of longer short fiction by an incomparably gifted writer.

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    Later
  • Author : Stephen King
  • Publisher : Titan Books (US, CA)
  • Pages : 269
  • ISBN : 9781789096507
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “Part detective tale, part thriller…touching and genuine.” —The New York Times #1 bestselling author Stephen King returns with a brand-new novel about the secrets we keep buried and the cost of unearthing them. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER SOMETIMES GROWING UP MEANS FACING YOUR DEMONS The son of a struggling single mother, Jamie Conklin just wants an ordinary childhood. But Jamie is no ordinary child. Born with an unnatural ability his mom urges him to keep secret, Jamie can see what no one else can see and learn what no one else can learn. But the cost of using this ability is higher than Jamie can imagine – as he discovers when an NYPD detective draws him into the pursuit of a killer who has threatened to strike from beyond the grave. LATER is Stephen King at his finest, a terrifying and touching story of innocence lost and the trials that test our sense of right and wrong. With echoes of King’s classic novel It, LATER is a powerful, haunting, unforgettable exploration of what it takes to stand up to evil in all the faces it wears.

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    Bitter Medicine
  • Author : Stephen King,Robin Furth,Peter David
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9781982135362
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  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Enter once more the world of Roland Deschain—and the world of the Dark Tower…presented in this stunning fourth graphic novel of The Drawing of the Three story arc that will unlock the doorways to terrifying secrets and bold storytelling as part of the dark fantasy masterwork and magnum opus from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King. “The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.” With these unforgettable words, millions of readers were introduced to Stephen King’s iconic character Roland Deschain of Gilead. Roland is the last of his kind, a “gunslinger” charged with protecting whatever goodness and light remains in his world—a world that “moved on,” as they say. In this desolate reality—a dangerous land filled with ancient technology and deadly magic, and yet one that mirrors our own in frightening ways—Roland is on a spellbinding and soul-shattering quest to locate and somehow save the mystical nexus of all worlds, all universes: the Dark Tower. Now, in the graphic novel series adaptation Stephen King’s The Dark Tower: The Drawing of the Three, originally published by Marvel Comics in single-issue form and creatively overseen by Stephen King himself, the full story of Roland’s saga continues. Sumptuously drawn by Piotr Kowalski, Jonathan Marks, Juanan Ramirez, and Cory Hamscher, plotted by longtime Stephen King expert Robin Furth, and scripted by New York Times bestselling author Peter David, The Drawing of the Three adaptation is an extraordinary and terrifying journey—ultimately introducing a generation of new readers to Stephen King’s modern literary classic The Dark Tower, while giving longtime fans thrilling adventures transformed from his blockbuster novels.

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    Autopsy
  • Author : Ryan Blumenthal
  • Publisher : Jonathan Ball Publishers
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781776190195
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • As a medical detective of the modern world, forensic pathologist Ryan Blumenthal’s chief goal is to bring perpetrators to justice. He has performed thousands of autopsies, which have helped bring numerous criminals to book. In Autopsy he covers the hard lessons learnt as a rookie pathologist, as well as some of the most unusual cases he’s encountered. During his career, for example, he has dealt with high-profile deaths, mass disasters, death by lightning and people killed by African wildlife. Blumenthal takes the reader behind the scenes at the mortuary, describing a typical autopsy and the instruments of the trade. He also shares a few trade secrets, like how to establish when a suicide is more likely to be a homicide. Even though they cannot speak, the dead have a lot to say – and Blumenthal is there to listen.

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    Apex
  • Author : Kelly Coleman
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN : 9781984513465
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • When Chris fiancee, Suzie, is killed by a cottonmouth water moccasin, Chris sets out on a cross continent jeep trek for the Arctic Ocean (Alaska). It is a trip he and Suzie planned. But, now this solo trip is about closure, and its an obsession with Chris. Dangerous complications arise out in the west Texas desert. Crossing paths with a deranged predator and his small band of psychopaths, Chris winds up a prisoner. Escape would seem impossible and not to escape means torture, up close and personal, followed by an abhorrent death. It becomes a dance between the grim reaper and life-blood In the shadow of the desolate Anacacho mountainsdesertpuma country. Surrounded by predators and the nonchalant cruelty, Chris may be suspecting this is the base Natural Order? PREDATION.

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    The Stephen King Companion
  • Author : George Beahm
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 642
  • ISBN : 9781250081315
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • The Stephen King Companion provides a look inside Stephen King's world. Fully illustrated with photographs and artwork, the book is a detailed look not only at Stephen King himself and his personal life, but his professional life as a writer. FromCarrie (1974) to Revival (2014), this book covers four decades of King in print, as well as his juvenalia output, starting at age nine when he attempted to get a short story published, titled "Jhonathan and the Witches." The cornerstone of any King library, this book will appeal to veteran fans and new readers alike, especially since his film/tv adaptations and prolific output continue to bring new generations into his fold.

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    The Science of Stephen King
  • Author : Meg Hafdahl,Kelly Florence
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 259
  • ISBN : 9781510757752
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Uncover the theories behind the Master of Horror’s macabre tales: It, The Shining, Carrie, Cujo, Misery, Pet Sematary, and so much more! Gothic media moguls Meg Hafdahl and Kelly Florence, authors of The Science of Monsters and The Science of Women in Horror, and co-hosts of the Horror Rewind podcast called “the best horror film podcast out there” by Film Daddy, present a guide to the Stephen King stories and characters we all know and love. Through interviews, literary and film analysis, and bone-chilling discoveries, The Science of Stephen King delves into the uniquely horrific Stephen King universe to uncover the science behind the legendary novels that have become an integral part of modern pop culture, answering such questions as: What is the science behind time travel and parallel universes like in The Dark Tower series and 11/22/63? How does lack of sleep affect the human body like in Insomnia? Is it possible for horrific creatures to exist like in Nightshift? What is the science behind curses and legends like in Dreamcatcher and Thinner? Join Kelly and Meg as they learn if we all really do float down here! “If you love all things Stephen King, horror, and science, then you’ll absolutely love this book! Authors Meg Hafdahl and Kelly Florence intricately discuss and decipher the science behind some of Stephen King’s most legendary stories, creations, and monsters. This in-depth exploration into all things King and science is a must-read!”—Jennifer Trudrung, screenplay writer of The Bewailing and Here There be Tygers, a Stephen King Dollar Baby film

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    Gwendy's Final Task
  • Author : Stephen King,Richard Chizmar
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781982191566
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The final book in the New York Times bestselling Gwendy’s Button Box trilogy from Stephen King and Richard Chizmar. When Gwendy Peterson was twelve, a mysterious stranger named Richard Farris gave her a mysterious box for safekeeping. It offered treats and vintage coins, but it was dangerous. Pushing any of its eight colored buttons promised death and destruction. Years later, the button box reentered Gwendy’s life. A successful novelist and a rising political star, she was once again forced to deal with the temptation the box represented. Now, malignant forces seek to possess the button box, and it is up to Senator Gwendy Peterson to keep it from them at all costs. But where can one hide something from such powerful entities? In Gwendy’s Final Task, master storytellers Stephen King and Richard Chizmar take us on a journey from Castle Rock to another famous cursed Maine city to the MF-1 space station, where Gwendy must execute a secret mission to save the world. And, maybe, all worlds.

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    The Dowry
  • Author : Margaret Culkin Banning
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN : UCAL:$B86287
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • Conflict develops when a wife's income surpasses that of her husband.

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    Wolf Island
  • Author : L. David Mech
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN : 9781452962092
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • The world’s leading wolf expert describes the first years of a major study that transformed our understanding of one of nature’s most iconic creatures In the late 1940s, a small pack of wolves crossed the ice of Lake Superior to the island wilderness of Isle Royale, creating a perfect “laboratory” for a long-term study of predators and prey. As the wolves hunted and killed the island’s moose, a young graduate student named Dave Mech began research that would unlock the mystery of one of nature’s most revered (and reviled) animals—and eventually became an internationally renowned and respected wolf expert. This is the story of those early years. Wolf Island recounts three extraordinary summers and winters Mech spent on the isolated outpost of Isle Royale National Park, tracking and observing wolves and moose on foot and by airplane—and upending the common misperception of wolves as destructive killers of insatiable appetite. Mech sets the scene with one of his most thrilling encounters: witnessing an aerial view of a spectacular hunt, then venturing by snowshoe (against the pilot’s warning) to photograph the pack of hungry wolves at their kill. Wolf Island owes as much to the spirit of adventure as to the impetus of scientific curiosity. Written with science and outdoor writer Greg Breining, who recorded hours of interviews with Mech and had access to his journals and field notes from those years, the book captures the immediacy of scientific fieldwork in all its triumphs and frustrations. It takes us back to the beginning of a classic environmental study that continues today, spanning nearly sixty years—research and experiences that would transform one of the most despised creatures on Earth into an icon of wilderness and ecological health.

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    Screening Stephen King
  • Author : Simon Brown
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Pages : 237
  • ISBN : 9781477314920
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • Since the 1970s, the name Stephen King has been synonymous with horror. His vast number of books has spawned a similar number of feature films and TV shows, and together they offer a rich opportunity to consider how one writer’s work has been adapted over a long period within a single genre and across a variety of media—and what that can tell us about King, about adaptation, and about film and TV horror. Starting from the premise that King has transcended ideas of authorship to become his own literary, cinematic, and televisual brand, Screening Stephen King explores the impact and legacy of over forty years of King film and television adaptations. Simon Brown first examines the reasons for King’s literary success and then, starting with Brian De Palma’s Carrie, explores how King’s themes and style have been adapted for the big and small screens. He looks at mainstream multiplex horror adaptations from Cujo to Cell, low-budget DVD horror films such as The Mangler and Children of the Corn franchises, non-horror films, including Stand by Me and The Shawshank Redemption, and TV works from Salem’s Lot to Under the Dome. Through this discussion, Brown identifies what a Stephen King film or series is or has been, how these works have influenced film and TV horror, and what these influences reveal about the shifting preoccupations and industrial contexts of the post-1960s horror genre in film and TV.