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    "Stephen King never stops giving us his all" (Chicago Tribune) in this #1 national bestseller about the idyllic small town of Haven, Maine, and its encounter with a deadly evil out for a diabolical invasion of body, soul-and mind. Something was happening in Bobbi Anderson's idyllic small town of Haven, Maine. Something that gave every man, woman, and child in Haven powers far beyond those of ordinary mortals. Something that turned the town into a deathtrap for all outsiders. Something that is buried in the woods behind Bobbi's house. With the help of her friend, Jim Gardener, they uncover an alien spaceship. And as they learn more about this strange discovery, the citizens of Haven begin...read more

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    This is a terrifying new short story from authors Stephen King and Joe Hill, brought to you as an eBook original by sister publishers Orion and Hodder & Stoughton. As USA TODAY said of Stephen King's MILE 81: 'Park and scream. Could there be any better place to set a horror story than an abandoned rest stop?' IN THE TALL GRASS begins with a sister and brother who pull off to the side of the road after hearing a young boy crying for help from beyond the tall grass. Within minutes they are disoriented, in deeper than seems possible, and they've lost one another. The boy's cries are growing more and more desperate. What follows is a terrifying, entertaining, and masterfully told tale, as...read more

  • Stephen King

    A master storyteller at his best—the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story. Since his first collection, Nightshift, published thirty-five years ago, Stephen King has dazzled listeners with his genius as a writer of short fiction. In this new collection he assembles, for the first time, recent stories that have never been published in a book. He introduces each with a passage about its origins or his motivations for writing it. There are thrilling connections between stories; themes of morality, the afterlife,...read more

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    Stephen King's #1 national bestseller about a store where Leland Gaunt can sell you whatever your heart desires-sexual pleasure, wealth, power, or even more precious things-but not without exacting some price in return. "A read in the tradition of The Stand " ( Booklist ). Leland Gaunt opens a new shop in Castle Rock called Needful Things. Anyone who enters his store finds the object of his or her lifelong dreams and desires: a prized baseball card, a healing amulet. In addition to a token payment, Gaunt requests that each person perform a little "deed," usually a seemingly innocent prank played on someone else from town. These practical jokes cascade out of control and soon the entire...read more

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    This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death.And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides--or are chosen. A world in which good rides on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abagail--and the worst nightmares of evil are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the dark man.In 1978 Stephen King published The Stand, the novel that is now considered to be one of his finest...read more

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    "A landmark in American literature" ( Chicago Sun-Times )-Stephen King's #1 national bestseller 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...read more

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    A #1 national bestseller-"A yarn so packed with suspense, romance, literary reference, fascinating miscellaneous knowledge, and heart that only Stephen King could have written it. Marvelous-that is, full of marvels" ( Booklist ). Since his wife died, Ralph Roberts has been having trouble sleeping. Each night he wakes up a bit earlier, until he's barely sleeping at all. During his late night walks, he observes some strange things going on in Derry, Maine. He sees colored ribbons streaming from people's heads, two strange little men wandering around town after dark, and more. He begins to suspect that these visions are something more than hallucinations brought on by lack of sleep. There's a...read more

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    A "hypnotic" ( The New York Times Book Review ) collection of four novellas from Stephen King bound together by the changing of seasons, each taking on the theme of a journey with strikingly different tones and characters. "The wondrous readability of his work, as well as the instant sense of communication with his characters, are what make Stephen King the consummate storyteller that he is," hailed the Houston Chronicle about Different Seasons . This gripping collection begins with "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption," in which an unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge-the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award-nominee The Shawshank Redemption ....read more

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    The #1 national bestseller about a woman who escapes an abusive marriage is "one of Stephen King's most engrossing horror novels. Relentlessly paced and brilliantly orchestrated...fueled by an air of danger immediate and overwhelming" ( Publishers Weekly ). Rosie Daniels leaves her husband, Norman, after fourteen years in an abusive marriage. She is determined to lose herself in a place where he won't find her. She'll worry about all the rest later. Alone in a strange city, she begins to make a new life, and good things finally start to happen. Meeting Bill is one; and getting an apartment is another. Still, it's hard for Rosie not to keep looking over her shoulder, and with good reason....read more

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    The third volume in the #1 nationally bestselling Dark Tower Series, involving the enigmatic Roland (the last gunfighter) and his ongoing quest for the Dark Tower, is "Stephen King at his best" ( School Library Journal ). Several months have passed since The Drawing of the Three , and in The Waste Lands , Roland's two new tet -mates have become trained gunslingers. Eddie Dean has given up heroin, and Odetta's two selves have joined, becoming the stronger and more balanced personality of Susannah Dean. But Roland altered ka by saving the life of Jake Chambers, a boy who-in Roland's world-has already died. Now Roland and Jake exist in different worlds, but they are joined by the same...read more

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    The fourth volume in the brilliant Dark Tower Series is "splendidly tense...rip-roaring" ( Publishers Weekly )-a #1 national bestseller about an epic quest to save the universe. In Wizard and Glass , Stephen King is "at his most ebullient...sweeping readers up in...swells of passion" ( Publishers Weekly ) as Roland the Gunslinger, Eddie, Susannah, and Jake survive Blaine the Mono's final crash, only to find themselves stranded in an alternate version of Topeka, Kansas, that has been ravaged by the superflu virus. While following the deserted I-70 toward a distant glass palace, Roland recounts his tragic story about a seaside town called Hambry, where he fell in love with a girl named Susan...read more

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    The Master at his scarifying best! From heart-pounding terror to the eeriest of whimsy-tales from the outer limits of one of the greatest imaginations of our time! In "The Mist," a supermarket becomes the last bastion of humanity as a peril beyond dimension invades the earth... Touch "The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands," and say your prayers... There are some things in attics which are better left alone, things like "The Monkey"... The most sublime woman driver on earth offers a man "Mrs. Todd's Shortcut" to paradise... A boy's sanity is pushed to the edge when he's left alone with the odious corpse of "Gramma"... If you were stunned by Gremlins , the Fornits of "The Ballad of the Flexible...read more

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    John Glover reads a selection of unabridged short stories, including 'Graveyard Shift,' from Stephen King's best-selling collection Night...read more

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    John Glover reads a selection of unabridged short stories, including 'Gray Matter' from Stephen King's best-selling collectionNight...read more

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    John Glover reads a selection of unabridged short stories, including 'The Lawnmower Man,' from Stephen King's best-selling collectionNight...read more

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    El escalofriante caso de una joven de apariencia insignificante que se transformó en un ser de poderes anormales, sembrando el terror en toda la ciudad.Con pulso mágico para mantener la tensión a lo largo de todo el libro, Stephen King narra la atormentada adolescencia de Carrie, y nos envuelve en una atmósfera sobrecogedora cuando la muchacha realiza una serie de descubrimientos hasta llegar al terrible momento de la venganza.Esta novela fue llevada al cine con un inmenso éxito de público y...read more

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    Salem's Lot es un pueblo tranquilo donde nunca pasa nada. O quizás esto son solo apariencias, pues lo cierto es que sí se están sucediendo diversos hechos misteriosos, incluso escalofriantes...Veinte años atrás, por una apuesta infantil, Ben Mears entró en la casa de los Marsten. Y lo que vio entonces aún recorre sus pesadillas. Ahora, como escritor consagrado, vuelve a Salem's Lot para exorcizar sus fantasmas.Salem's Lot es un pueblo tranquilo y adormilado donde nunca pasa nada..., excepto la antigua tragedia de la casa de los Marsten. Y el pero muerto colgado de la verja del cementerio. Y el misterioso hombre que se instaló en la casa de los Marsten. Y los niños que...read more

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    Praise for Christine "Vintage King...breathtaking...awesome. Carries such momentum the reader must force himself to slow down."-The New York Times Book Review "Dazzlingly well-written."-The Indianapolis Star "Terrifying...King is a terrific storyteller."-San Francisco Chronicle "Truly gripping...some of the best writing King has ever done...the master has returned with a vengeance."-Publishers Weekly Evil is alive in Libertyville. It inhabits a custom-painted red and white 1958 Plymouth Fury and the teenage boy, Arnold Cunningham, who buys it. Along with Arnold's girlfriend Leigh Cabot, Dennis Guilder attempts to find out the real truth behind Christine and finds more than he...read more

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    An unpopular teenage girl whose mother is a religious fanatic is tormented and teased to the breaking point by her more popular schoolmates and uses her hidden telekinetic powers to inflict a terrifying...read more

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    Jack Torrance's new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he'll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his family and working on his writing. But as the harsh winter weather sets in, the idyllic location feels ever more remote . . . and more sinister. And the only one to notice the strange and terrible forces gathering around the Overlook is Danny Torrance, a uniquely gifted five-year-old. "A master storyteller." -Los Angeles Times "Scary! . . . Serves up horrors at a brisk, unflagging pace." -The New York...read more