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Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King (2014)

Review by CJ

Mr Mercedes

Page count: 437 [includes one page author’s note]

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Scribner


When Detective Kermit “Bill” Hodges retires, he leaves with several cases unsolved. Though none haunt him more than the Mercedes Killer. A killer who used a stolen Mercedes to plow through a crowd to murder eight people and injure countless others. The case is revived when Hodges receives a taunting letter from the killer. The letter reignites Hodges’s desire to catch the killer and he brings himself unofficially out of retirement to investigate. After all, the killer may have written to say they will never kill again, but the killer doth protest too much.

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