Master storyteller Stephen King presents this classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller. When a game of seduction between a husband and wife ends in death, the nightmare has only begun...
"And now the voice which spoke belonged to no one but herself. Oh my God, it said. Oh my God, I am all alone out here. I am all alone."
Once again, Jessie Burlingame has been talked into submitting to her husband Gerald's kinky sex games--something that she's frankly had enough of, and they never held much charm for her to begin with. So much for a "romantic getaway" at their secluded summer home. After Jessie is handcuffed to the bedposts--and Gerald crosses a line with his wife--the day ends with deadly consequences. Now Jessie is utterly trapped in an isolated lakeside house that has become her prison--and comes face-to-face with her deepest, darkest fears and memories. Her only company is that of the various voices filling her mind...as well as the shadows of nightfall that may conceal an imagined or very real threat right there with her...
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'An incredibly gifted writer' -- Guardian 'You can't help admiring King's narrative skills and his versatility as a storyteller' -- Sunday Telegraph 'America's greatest living novelist' -- Lee Child
Stephen King has been described by the Guardian as 'one of the greatest storytellers of our time', by the Mirror as a 'genius' and by The Sunday Times as 'one of the most fertile storytellers of the modern novel.' In 2003, he was given the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives with his wife, the novelist Tabitha King, for most of the year in Maine, USA.