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Mr Mercedes by Stephen King

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A bit of a change from the norm for King, instead of horror and all things weird this book is an intense suspence thriller. It is also epic! It doesn’t seem to matter what genre King writes he just seems to hit it out of the park every time.
The novel is about an old case that hasn’t been solved a man Brady Hartsfield, drove a Mercedes into a group of people killing a few, he managed to get away with the crime but instead of laying low he wants to taunt the people who let him get away! Retired detective Bill Hodges is one such person, but if Brady thinks the retired detective will just take the taunting he has been sorely mistaken.
Mr Mercedes follows the twists and turns of a truly cat and mouse tail. We meet a few other great characters along the way and between them all had me on the edge of my seat waiting to see who would prevail.
A change from the usual King pace but a fantastic read none the less…it was also one I could read at night without nightmares!

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Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

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This is the highly anticipated sequel to the epic novel The Shining and I have to say it was worth the wait.
For those that have read The Shining you will remember a young child by the name of Daniel Torrance, well he is the main character of this book and is all grown up.
Dan thought he had freed himself of the evil of the Overlook hotel but it turns out that evil is drawn to that place and these monsters are much worse than before! Monsters or vamires this group the True Knot feed off of children with the shining in the most horrific way possible.
Dan doesn’t know anything about this until a young girl reaches out to him for help, Abra Stone has the strongest shining of all, and is being hunted by the True.
Can she and Dan put their powers together to save Abra’s soul?
A fantastic read, yet again praise for the fantastic King.

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