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Stephen King – The Outsider (Finders Keepers)

“Reality is thin ice, but most people skate on it their whole lives and never fall through until the very end. We did fall through, but we helped each other out. We’re still helping each other.”

THE-OUTSIDER

Welcome to the Supernatural Zone. Not Twilight Zone since Jordan Peele destroyed it with his political agenda. I’ve picked up this book in Audio format thinking it’ll make a great read, much like Elevation did. And it worked in a way and it didn’t work so well in other ways.

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Finders Keepers * Stephen King Book Review

From Simon and Schuster:

finders-keepers-9781501100079_hr-backA 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.

“Wake up, genius.” So begins King’s instantly riveting story about a vengeful reader. The genius is John Rothstein, an iconic author who created a famous character, Jimmy Gold, but who hasn’t published a book for decades. Morris Bellamy is livid, not just because Rothstein has stopped providing books, but because the nonconformist Jimmy Gold has sold out for a career in advertising. Morris kills Rothstein and empties his safe of cash, yes, but the real treasure is a trove of notebooks containing at least one more Gold novel.

Morris hides the money and the notebooks, and then he is locked away for another crime. Decades later, a boy named Pete Saubers finds the treasure, and now it is Pete and his family that Bill Hodges, Holly Gibney, and Jerome Robinson must rescue from the ever-more deranged and vengeful Morris when he’s released from prison after thirty-five years.

Not since Misery has King played with the notion of a reader whose obsession with a writer gets dangerous. Finders Keepers is spectacular, heart-pounding suspense, but it is also King writing about how literature shapes a life—for good, for bad, forever.

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FINDERS KEEPERS EXCERPT * Stephen King follow up to Mr. Mercedes

You can find a 12-page excerpt of Finders Keepers in the new Hodder paperback of Mr. Mercedes!

Don’t miss Finders Keepers by Stephen King. Available from Hodder & Stoughton from June 15.

Finders Keepers is a masterful, thrillingly suspenseful crime novel about a reader whose obsession with a reclusive writer goes too far – starring the same trio of unlikely and winning heroes King introduced in Mr. Mercedes.

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Mr. Mercedes * Stephen King

A cat-and-mouse suspense thriller featuring a retired homicide detective who’s haunted by the few cases he left open, and by one in particular – the pre-dawn slaughter of eight people among hundreds gathered in line for the opening of a jobs fair when the economy was guttering out.

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