Tag: novel

Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King (2014)

Review by CJ 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 […]

NOS4R2 (UK) or NOS4A2 (US) by Joe Hill (2014)

Review by CJ Page count: 692 [Including the acknowledgments because if you skim or skip the acknowledgements you get a free trip to Christmasland. No, no – that’s not a good thing.] Format: Hardcover Publisher: Gollancz   When Victoria ‘Vic’ McQueen was a young girl she had a […]

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King (2013)

Review by CJ This sequel to Stephen King’s The Shining returns us to the life of the gifted Dan Torrance almost right from where the original story finished. Throughout the beginning of the book we see Dan, haunted by both real and emotional ghosts from his past, fall […]