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“A master storyteller.” —Los Angeles Times
“Eerie. . . . Ought to chill the cockles of many a heart.” —Chicago Tribune
“A master. . . . [King] will catch you in his web and reach you at an elemental level where there is no defense.” —The Cincinnati Enquirer
“Stephen King has built a literary genre of putting ordinary people in the most terrifying situations. . . . he’s the author who can always make the improbable so scary you'll feel compelled to check the locks on the front door.” —The Boston Globe
“Peerless imagination.” —The Observer (London)
Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. Among his most recent are Full Dark, No Stars; Under the Dome; Just After Sunset; Duma Key; Lisey’s Story; Cell; and the concluding novels in the Dark Tower saga: Wolves of the Calla, Song of Susannah, and The Dark Tower. His acclaimed nonfiction book On Writing is also a bestseller. In 2003, he was awarded the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2007 he received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Maine with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
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Stephen King knows how to get under your skin, pun intended. "I Am the Gateway" has stayed with me and gives me shivers just thinking about it. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Connie
Very good, short stories. Some left me totally freaked out!! Really enjoyed this book.Published 17 days ago by K. Logue
Great book. Some of his best work in my humble opinion. Really liked the stories that had to do with salem's lot and the one's that where in the movie cats eye are definitely worth... Read morePublished 1 month ago by jeremiah
Some great stories here, especially if you're looking for some lighter entertainment. It's alo a good primer for studying the art of short stories and writing horror.Published 1 month ago by Laura Nelson