The Bram Stoker Prize-winner for top Fiction Collection—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that may “grab you and never permit move” (The Washington Post). Now to be had in paperback from Scribner for the 1st time.
With the hot luck of the Hulu sequence 11/22/63 starring James Franco and the hugely expected The darkish Tower motion picture within the works, Stephen King’s model is more suitable than ever. This assortment, nominated for a Locus Award, is absolute to retain readers conscious lengthy after bedtime, and lines an creation and prefatory notes to every novella via the writer. “Stephen King is a grasp storyteller, and you'll always remember those stories,” raves the Seattle Times approximately Four earlier Midnight.
One earlier Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from l. a. to Boston right into a so much unfriendly sky. in basic terms 11 passengers live to tell the tale, yet touchdown in an eerily empty global makes them want they hadn’t. Something’s looking forward to them, you see.
Two previous Midnight: “Secret Window, mystery backyard” enters the unexpectedly unusual lifetime of author Mort Rainey, lately divorced, depressed, and by myself at the shore of Tashmore Lake. by myself, that's, till a determine named John Shooter arrives, pointing an accusing finger.
Three prior Midnight: “The Library Policeman” is decided in Junction urban, Iowa, an not likely position for evil to be hiding. yet for small businessman Sam Peebles, who thinks he should be wasting his brain, one other enemy is hiding there as well—the fact. If he can locate it in time, he could stand a chance.
Four earlier Midnight: “The sunlight Dog,” a menacing black puppy, seems in each Polaroid photo that fifteen-year-old Kevin Delevan takes together with his new digital camera, beckoning him to the supernatural. previous Pop Merrill, fort Rock’s sharpest dealer, goals to take advantage of The sunlight puppy for revenue, yet this creature that shouldn’t exist in any respect, is a truly harmful funding.
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Albert came upon jewellery on virtually each seat: marriage ceremony earrings, in general, yet there have been additionally diamonds, emeralds, and rubies. there have been rings, such a lot of them five-and-dime stuff yet a few which appeared beautiful dear to Albert's eye. His mother had a number of reliable items, and a few of these things made her most sensible jewellery appear like rummage-sale buys. there have been studs, necklaces, cufflinks, identity bracelets. And watches, watches, watches. From Timex to Rolex, there appeared to be at the very least 2 hundred of them, mendacity on seats, mendacity at the ground among seats, mendacity within the aisles. They twinkled within the lighting. there have been at the least sixty pairs of spectacles. Wire-rimmed, horn-rimmed. , gold-rimmed. there have been prim glasses, punky glasses, and glasses with rhinestones set within the bows. there have been Ray-Bans, Polaroids, and Foster gives you. there have been belt buckles and repair pins and mounds of pocket-change. No debts, yet simply 400 cash in quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies. there have been wallets - no longer as many wallets as handbags, yet nonetheless a great dozen of them, from effective leather-based to plastic. there have been pocket knives. there have been at the very least a dozen hand held calculators. And odder issues in addition. He picked up a flesh-colored plastic cylinder and tested it for nearly thirty seconds sooner than determining it particularly used to be a dildo and placing it down back in a rush. there has been a small gold spoon on an outstanding gold chain. there have been vibrant speckles of steel the following and there at the seats and at the ground, in general silver yet a few gold. He picked up a number of those to ensure the judgment of his personal pondering brain: a few have been dental caps, yet such a lot have been fillings from human the teeth. And, in a single of the again rows, he picked up tiny metal rods. He checked out those for a number of moments prior to knowing they have been surgical pins, and they belonged now not at the ground of an almost abandoned airliner yet in a few passenger's knee or shoulder. He chanced on yet one more passenger, a tender bearded guy who was once sprawled over seats within the final row, noisily snoring loudly and smelling like a brewery. seats away, he came across a machine that gave the impression of a pacemaker implant. Albert stood on the rear of the aircraft and regarded ahead alongside the massive, empty tube of the fuselage. 'What within the fuck is occurring the following? ' he requested in a delicate, trembling voice. four 'I call for to grasp simply what's going right here! ' the guy within the crew-neck jersey stated in a noisy voice. He strode into the carrier region on the head of firstclass like a company raider mounting a adverse takeover. 'Currently? we are on the subject of to damage the lock in this door,' Nick Hopewell stated, solving Crew-Neck with a brilliant gaze. 'The flight group seems to be to have abdicated besides every body else, yet we are in success, simply an analogous. My new acquaintance here's a pilot who simply occurred to be deadheading, and -' 'Someone round here's a deadhead, all right,' Crew-Neck stated, 'and I intend to determine who, think me. ' He driven prior Nick with out a look and glued his face into Brian's, as competitive as a ballplayer disputing an umpire's name.