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.
"Spine-tingling fiction at its best." --Grand Rapids Press
"A master storyteller." --The Los Angeles Times "An unabashed
chiller." --Austin American Statesman "[The] most wonderfully
gruesome man on the planet." --USA Today
"A super exorcism...tremendous." --Kirkus Reviews "A novel of chilling, unspeakable evil." --Chattanooga Times "[King is] . . . the guy who probably knows more about scary goings-on in confined, isolated places than anybody since Edgar Allan Poe." --Entertainment Weekly "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)