An unspeakable crime. A confounding investigation. At a time when the King brand has never been stronger, he has delivered one of his most unsettling and compulsively listenable stories.Â An 11-year-old boy's violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City's most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon add DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case seems ironclad.Â As the investigation expands and horrifying answers begin to emerge, King's propulsive story kicks into high gear, generating strong tension and almost unbearable suspense. Terry Maitland seems like a nice guy, but is he wearing another face? When the answer comes, it will shock you as only Stephen King can.Â
Â©2018 Stephen King (P)2018 Simon & Schuster
International best seller From the author of the international best seller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind comes an extraordinary new book that explores the future of the human species. Yuval Noah Harari, author of the best-selling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. In Homo Deus, he examines our future with his trademark blend of science, history, philosophy, and every discipline in between. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams, and nightmares that will shape the 21st century - from overcoming death to creating artificial life. It asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive powers? This is the next stage of evolution. This is Homo Deus. War is obsolete. You are more likely to commit suicide than be killed in conflict. Famine is disappearing. You are at more risk of obesity than starvation. Death is just a technical problem. Equality is out - but immortality is in. What does our future hold?
Â©2017 Yuval Noah Harari (P)2017 Penguin Random House Canada
A 2020 Thriller/Suspense Audie Award winner! A New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2019 selection From number one New York Times best-selling author Stephen King, the most riveting and unforgettable story of kids confronting evil since It.Â âThis is King at his bestâ (The St. Louis Post-Dispatch).Â In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis' parents and load him into a black SUV. The operation takes less than two minutes. Luke will wake up at The Institute, in a room that looks just like his own, except there's no window. And outside his door are other doors, behind which are other kids with special talents - telekinesis and telepathy - who got to this place the same way Luke did: Kalisha, Nick, George, Iris, and 10-year-old Avery Dixon. They are all in Front Half. Others, Luke learns, graduated to Back Half, "like the roach motel," Kalisha says. "You check in, but you don't check out." In this most sinister of institutions, the director, Mrs. Sigsby, and her staff are ruthlessly dedicated to extracting from these children the force of their extranormal gifts. There are no scruples here. If you go along, you get tokens for the vending machines. If you don't, punishment is brutal. As each new victim disappears to Back Half, Luke becomes more and more desperate to get out and get help. But no one has ever escaped from the Institute. As psychically terrifying as Firestarter, and with the spectacular kid power of It, The Institute is âis another winner: creepy and touching and horrifyingly believable, all at onceâ (The Boston Globe).Â
Â©2019 Stephen King (P)2019 Simon & Schuster Audio
Introducing an instant classic - master storyteller Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths.Â Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales. In Norse Mythology, Gaiman fashions primeval stories into a novelistic arc that begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds; delves into the exploits of the deities, dwarves, and giants; and culminates in Ragnarok, the twilight of the gods and the rebirth of a new time and people. Gaiman stays true to the myths while vividly reincarnating Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin's son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest of gods; and Loki, the son of a giant, a trickster and unsurpassable manipulator. From Gaiman's deft and witty prose emerge the gods with their fiercely competitive natures, their susceptibility to being duped and to duping others, and their tendency to let passion ignite their actions, making these long-ago myths breathe pungent life again.Â
Â©2017 Neil Gaiman (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers
This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death. And here is the bleak new world of the day after: a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides - or are chosen. A world in which good rides on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abagail - and the worst nightmares of evil are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the dark man. In 1978, Stephen King published The Stand, the novel that is now considered to be one of his finest works. But as it was first published, The Stand was incomplete, since more than 150,000 words had been cut from the original manuscript. Now Stephen King's apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil has been restored to its entirety. The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition includes material previously deleted, along with new material that King added as he reworked the manuscript for a new generation. It gives us new characters and endows familiar ones with new depths. It has a new beginning and a new ending. What emerges is a gripping work with the scope and moral complexity of a true epic. For hundreds of thousands of fans who heard The Stand in its original version and wanted more, this new edition is Stephen King's gift. And those who are listening to The Stand for the first time will discover a triumphant and eerily plausible work of the imagination that takes on the issues that will determine our survival. Cover artwork Â©2020 CBS Interactive Inc.
Â©1978 Stephen King (P)2012 Random House
It: Chapter Two - soon to be a major motion picture in 2019! Stephen Kingâs terrifying, classic number one New York Times best seller, âa landmark in American literatureâ (Chicago Sun-Times) - about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagersâ¦an evil without a name: It. Welcome to Derry, Maine. Itâs a small city, a place as hauntingly familiar as your own hometown. Only in Derry the haunting is real. They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they are grown-up men and women who have gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness. But the promise they made 28 years ago calls them reunite in the same place where, as teenagers, they battled an evil creature that preyed on the cityâs children. Now, children are being murdered again, and their repressed memories of that terrifying summer return as they prepare to once again battle the monster lurking in Derryâs sewers. Readers of Stephen King know that Derry, Maine, is a place with a deep, dark hold on the author. It reappears in many of his books, including Bag of Bones, Hearts in Atlantis, and 11/22/63. But it all starts with It. âStephen Kingâs most mature work.â (St. Petersburg Times) âIt will overwhelm youâ¦to be read in a well-lit room only.â (Los Angeles Times).
Â©1980 Stephen King (P)2010 Penguin Audio
"Narrator Suzy Jackson's assured, brassy tones and forceful delivery are an exceptional match for Sanderson's high-stakes, battle-driven space opera.... Jackson's gift for characterizations shines - she brings out the humor and heroism in Spensa's young classmates and friends (and the neurotic spaceship MBOT), along with the pain and perseverance of the generations that came before them. This is a high-octane futuristic narrative of hope, sacrifice, and courage, and a fast pace speaks to the rising urgency as war rages above the planet. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award." (AudioFile magazine) From Brandon Sanderson, the number one New York Times best-selling author of the Reckoners series, Words of Radiance, and the internationally best-selling Mistborn series, comes the first book in an epic new series about a girl who dreams of becoming a pilot in a dangerous world at war for humanity's future.Â Â Spensa's world has been under attack for decades. Now pilots are the heroes of what's left of the human race, and becoming one has always been Spensa's dream. Since she was a little girl, she has imagined soaring skyward and proving her bravery. But her fate is intertwined with her father's - a pilot himself who was killed years ago when he abruptly deserted his team, leaving Spensa's chances of attending flight school at slim to none.Â Â No one will let Spensa forget what her father did, yet fate works in mysterious ways. Flight school might be a long shot, but she is determined to fly. And an accidental discovery in a long-forgotten cavern might just provide her with a way to claim the stars.
Â©2018 Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC (P)2018 Audible, Inc.
Before Doctor Sleep, there was The Shining, a classic of modern American horror from the undisputed master, Stephen King. Jack Torrance's new job at the Overlook Hotel is the perfect chance for a fresh start. As the off-season caretaker at the atmospheric old hotel, he'll have plenty of time to spend reconnecting with his family and working on his writing. But as the harsh winter weather sets in, the idyllic location feels ever more remote...and more sinister. And the only one to notice the strange and terrible forces gathering around the Overlook is Danny Torrance, a uniquely gifted five-year-old.
Â©1977 Stephen King (P)2005 Random House Audio
On November 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas, President Kennedy died, and the world changed. What if you could change it back? In this brilliantly conceived tour de force, Stephen King - who has absorbed the social, political, and popular culture of his generation more imaginatively and thoroughly than any other writer - takes listeners on an incredible journey into the past and the possibility of altering it. It begins with Jake Epping, a 35-year-old English teacher in Lisbon Falls, Maine, who makes extra money teaching GED classes. He asks his students to write about an event that changed their lives, and one essay blows him away: a gruesome, harrowing story about the night more than 50 years ago when Harry Dunningâs father came home and killed his mother, his sister, and his brother with a sledgehammer. Reading the essay is a watershed moment for Jake, his life - like Harryâs, like Americaâs in 1963 - turning on a dime. Not much later his friend Al, who owns the local diner, divulges a secret: his storeroom is a portal to the past, a particular day in 1958. And Al enlists Jake to take over the mission that has become his obsession - to prevent the Kennedy assassination. So begins Jakeâs new life as George Amberson, in a different world - of Ike and JFK and Elvis, of big American cars and sock hops and cigarette smoke everywhere. From the dank little city of Derry, Maine (where thereâs Dunning business to conduct), to the warmhearted small town of Jodie, Texas, where Jake falls dangerously in love, every turn is leading, eventually of course, to a troubled loner named Lee Harvey Oswald and to Dallas, where the past becomes heart-stoppingly suspenseful - and where history might not be history anymore. Time-travel has never been so believable. Or so terrifying.
Â©2011 Stephen King. All Rights Reserved. (P)2011 Simon & Schuster, Inc
Never before available on unabridged audio! Dexter's Michael C. Hall reads this classic horror story described by Publishers Weekly as the "most frightening novel Stephen King has ever written".Â When Dr. Louis Creed takes a new job and moves his family to the idyllic, rural town of Ludlow, Maine, this new beginning seems too good to be true. Yet despite Ludlow's tranquility, there's an undercurrent of danger that lingers...like the graveyard in the woods near the Creeds' home, where generations of children have buried their beloved pets.Â Behind the "pet sematary", there is another burial ground, one that lures people to it with seductive promises...and ungodly temptations. A blood-chilling truth is hidden there - one more terrifying than death itself and hideously more powerful. An ominous fate befalls anyone who dares tamper with this forbidden place, as Louis is about to discover for himself....Â
Â©1983 Stephen King (P)2018 Simon & Schuster Audio
Audie Award Winner, Fiction, 2014 Audie Award Nominee, Solo Narration - Male, 2014 Stephen King returns to the characters and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, The Shining, in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance (the boy protagonist of The Shining) and the very special 12-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals. On highways across America, a tribe of people called The True Knot travel in search of sustenance. They look harmless - mostly old, lots of polyester, and married to their RVs. But as Dan Torrance knows, and spunky 12-year-old Abra Stone learns, The True Knot are quasi-immortal, living off the "steam" that children with the "shining" produce when they are slowly tortured to death. Haunted by the inhabitants of the Overlook Hotel where he spent one horrific childhood year, Dan has been drifting for decades, desperate to shed his father's legacy of despair, alcoholism, and violence. Finally, he settles in a New Hampshire town, an AA community that sustains him, and a job at a nursing home where his remnant "shining" power provides the crucial final comfort to the dying. Aided by a prescient cat, he becomes "Doctor Sleep." Then Dan meets the evanescent Abra Stone, and it is her spectacular gift, the brightest shining ever seen, that reignites Dan's own demons and summons him to a battle for Abra's soul and survival. This is an epic war between good and evil, a gory, glorious story that will thrill the millions of hyper-devoted fans of The Shining and wildly satisfy anyone new to the territory of this icon in the King canon.
Â©2013 Stephen King (P)2013 Simon & Schuster
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba! In the first book of this brilliant series, Stephen King introduces listeners to one of his most powerful creations: Roland of Gilead, The Last Gunslinger. He is a haunting figure, a loner on a spellbinding journey into good and evil. In his desolate world, which frighteningly mirrors our own, Roland tracks The Man in Black, encounters an enticing woman named Alice, and begins a friendship with the boy from New York named Jake. Both grippingly realistic and eerily dreamlike, The Gunslinger leaves listeners eagerly awaiting the next chapter.
Â©1993, 2003 Stephen King (P)2003 Penguin Audio and Recorded Books, LLC
2015 Audie Award Finalist for Fiction and Solo NarrationâMale In a mega-stakes, high-suspense race against time, three of the most unlikely and winning heroes Stephen King has ever created try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands.Â In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern city, hundreds of desperate unemployed folks are lined up for a spot at a job fair. Without warning, a lone driver plows through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes, running over the innocent, backing up, and charging again. Eight people are killed; fifteen are wounded. The killer escapes.Â In another part of town, months later, a retired cop named Bill Hodges is still haunted by the unsolved crime. When he gets a crazed letter from someone who self-identifies as the "perk" and threatens an even more diabolical attack, Hodges wakes up from his depressed and vacant retirement, hell-bent on preventing another tragedy.Â Brady Hartfield lives with his alcoholic mother in the house where he was born. He loved the feel of death under the wheels of the Mercedes, and he wants that rush again. Only Bill Hodges, with a couple of highly unlikely allies, can apprehend the killer before he strikes again. And they have no time to lose, because Brady's next mission, if it succeeds, will kill or maim thousands.Â Mr. Mercedes is a war between good and evil, from the master of suspense whose insight into the mind of this obsessed, insane killer is chilling and unforgettable.
Â©2014 Stephen King (P)2014 Simon & Schuster
On an entirely normal, beautiful fall day in Chester's Mill, Maine, the town is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field. Planes crash into it and fall from the sky in flaming wreckage, a gardener's hand is severed as "the dome" comes down on it, people running errands in the neighboring town are divided from their families, and cars explode on impact. No one can fathom what this barrier is, where it came from, and when - or if - it will go away. Dale Barbara, Iraq vet and now a short-order cook, finds himself teamed with a few intrepid citizens - town newspaper owner Julia Shumway, a physician's assistant at the hospital, a select-woman, and three brave kids. Against them stands Big Jim Rennie, a politician who will stop at nothing - even murder - to hold the reins of power, and his son, who is keeping a horrible secret in a dark pantry. But their main adversary is the Dome itself. Because time isn't just short. It's running out.
Â©2009 Stephen King (P)2009 Simon & Schuster
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba! In this second volume, Roland encounters three mysterious doorways on a deserted beach along the Western Sea. Each one enters into a different person's life in New York - here, he joins forces with the defiant young Eddie Dean and with the beautiful, brilliant, and brave Odetta Holmes in a savage struggle against underworld evil and otherworldly enemies. They also become the companions, forming a ka-tet, who will assist him on his quest to save the Dark Tower.
Â©1987 Stephen King (P)1998, 2003 Penguin Audio
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba! In this third volume, several months have passed, and Roland's two new tet-mates have become trained gunslingers. Eddie Dean has given up heroin, and Odetta's two selves have joined, becoming the stronger and more balanced personality of Susannah Dean. But while battling The Pusher in 1977 New York, Roland altered ka by saving the life of Jake Chambers, a boy who - in Roland's world - has already died. Now Roland and Jake exist in different worlds, but they are joined by the same madness: the paradox of double memories. Roland, Susannah, and Eddie must draw Jake into Mid-World and then follow the Path of the Beam all the way to the Dark Tower. Along the way our tet stumbles into the ruined city of Lud, and are caught between the warring gangs of the Pubes and the Grays. The only way out of Lud is to wake Blaine the Mono, an insane train that has a passion for riddling, and for suicidal journeys.
Â©1991, 2003 Stephen King (P)1998, 2003 Penguin Audio
From number-one New York Times best-selling author, legendary storyteller, and master of short fiction Stephen King comes an extraordinary collection of four new and compelling novellas - Mr. Harrigan's Phone, The Life of Chuck, Rat, and the title story If It Bleeds - each pulling you into intriguing and frightening places.Â The novella is a form King has returned to over and over again in the course of his amazing career, and many have been made into iconic films, including The Body (Stand by Me) and Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption (Shawshank Redemption). Like Four Past Midnight, Different Seasons, and most recently Full Dark, No Stars, If It Bleeds is a uniquely satisfying collection of longer short fiction by an incomparably gifted writer.Â Â Â Â
Â©2020 Stephen King (P)2020 Simon & Schuster Audio
Twentieth Anniversary Edition with Contributions from Joe Hill and Owen King Immensely helpful and illuminating to any aspiring writer, this special edition of Stephen Kingâs critically lauded, million-copy best seller shares the experiences, habits, and convictions that have shaped him and his work. âLong live the Kingâ hailed Entertainment Weekly upon publication of Stephen Kingâs On Writing. Part memoir, part master class by one of the best-selling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writerâs craft, comprising the basic tools of the trade every writer must have. Kingâs advice is grounded in his vivid memories from childhood through his emergence as a writer, from his struggling early career to his widely reported, near-fatal accident in 1999 - and how the inextricable link between writing and living spurred his recovery.Â Brilliantly structured, friendly and inspiring, On Writing will empower and entertain everyone who listens to it - fans, writers, and anyone who loves a great story well told.Â The 20th-anniversary audio edition includes Owen King reading his essay, âRecording Audiobooks for My Dad, Stephen Kingâ, and a recorded conversation with Joe Hill and Stephen King.
Â©2000 ©2000 Stephen King, All Rights Reserved; (P)2000 Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba! In this fourth volume, Roland, Eddie, Susannah, and Jake survive Blaine the Mono's final crash, only to find themselves stranded in an alternate version of Topeka, Kansas, one that has been ravaged by the superflu virus. While following the deserted I-70 toward a distant glass palace, Roland recounts a story about a seaside town called Hambry, where he fell in love with a girl named Susan Delgado, and where he and his old tet-mates Alain and Cuthbert battled the forces of John Farson, the harrier who - with a little help from a seeing sphere called Maerlyn's Grapefruit - ignited Mid-World's final war.
Â©1997, 2003 Stephen King (P)1998, 2003 Penguin Audio
Ben Mears has returned to Jerusalem's Lot in the hopes that living in an old mansion, long the subject of town lore, will help him cast out his own devils and provide inspiration for his new book. But when two young boys venture into the woods and only one comes out alive, Mears begins to realize that there may be something sinister at work and that his hometown is under siege by forces of darkness far beyond his control. Please Note: The audio quality has been sourced from tape.
Â©2012 Stephen King (P)2012 Random House Audio
An instant New York Times best seller Named a best book of the year by The Washington PostÂ Longlisted for the Pen E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award "Glorious...You will marvel at the brilliance and vast weirdness of your design."Â (The Washington Post) Bill Bryson, best-selling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-listen owner's manual for everybody. Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body - how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail. Full of extraordinary facts (your body made a million red blood cells since you started reading this) and irresistible Bryson-esque anecdotes, The Body will lead you to a deeper understanding of the miracle that is life in general and you in particular.Â As Bill Bryson writes, "We pass our existence within this wobble of flesh and yet take it almost entirely for granted." The Body will cure that indifference with generous doses of wondrous, compulsively listenable facts and information.Â
Â©2019 Bill Bryson (P)2019 Random House Audio
"As much as Scalzi has the scientific creativity of a Michael Crichton, he also has the procedural chops of a Stephen J. Cannell to craft a whodunit with buddy-cop charm and suspects aplenty - most of them in someone else's body." (USA Today) John Scalzi returns with Head On, the stand-alone follow-up to the New York Times best-selling and critically acclaimed Lock In. Chilling near-future SF with the thrills of a gritty cop procedural, Head On brings Scalzi's trademark snappy dialogue and technological speculation to the future world of sports. Hilketa is a frenetic and violent pastime where players attack each other with swords and hammers. The main goal of the game: obtain your opponent's head and carry it through the goalposts. With flesh and bone bodies, a sport like this would be impossible. But all the players are "threeps", robot-like bodies controlled by people with Haden's Syndrome, so anything goes. No one gets hurt, but the brutality is real, and the crowds love it. Until a star athlete drops dead on the playing field. Is it an accident or murder? FBI agents and Haden-related crime investigators Chris Shane and Leslie Vann are called in to uncover the truth - and in doing so travel to the darker side of the fast-growing sport of Hilketa, where fortunes are made or lost and where players and owners do whatever it takes to win, on and off the field.
Â©2018 John Scalzi (P)2018 Audible, Inc.
The spectacular finale to the New York Times best-selling trilogy that began with Mr. Mercedes (winner of the Edgar Award) and Finders KeepersÂ 2017 Audie Award Finalist for Fiction and Best Male NarratorÂ In End of Watch, the diabolical "Mercedes Killer" drives his enemies to suicide, and if Bill Hodges and Holly Gibney don't figure out a way to stop him, they'll be victims themselves.Â In Room 217 of the Lakes Region Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, something has awakened. Something evil. Brady Hartsfield, perpetrator of the Mercedes Massacre, where eight people were killed and many more were badly injured, has been in the clinic for five years, in a vegetative state. According to his doctors, anything approaching a complete recovery is unlikely. But behind the drool and stare, Brady is awake and in possession of deadly new powers that allow him to wreak unimaginable havoc without ever leaving his hospital room.Â Retired police detective Bill Hodges, the unlikely hero of Mr. Mercedes and Finders Keepers, now runs an investigation agency with his partner, Holly Gibney - the woman who delivered the blow to Hartsfield's head that put him in the brain injury ward. When Bill and Holly are called to a suicide scene with ties to the Mercedes Massacre, they find themselves pulled into their most dangerous case yet, one that will put their lives at risk as well as those of Bill's heroic young friend, Jerome Robinson, and his teenage sister, Barbara. Brady Hartsfield is back and planning revenge not just on Hodges and his friends but on an entire city.Â In End of Watch, Stephen King brings the Hodges trilogy to a sublimely terrifying conclusion, combining the detective fiction of Mr. Mercedes and Finders Keepers with the heart-pounding supernatural suspense that has been his best-selling trademark. The result is an unnerving look at human vulnerability and chilling suspense. No one does it better than King.Â
Â©2016 Stephen King (P)2016 Simon & Schuster
2016 Audie Award Finalist for Best Male Narrator A masterful, intensely suspenseful novel about a reader whose obsession with a reclusive writer goes far too far - a book about the power of storytelling, starring the same trio of unlikely and winning heroes King introduced in Mr. Mercedes.Â "Wake up, genius." So begins King's instantly riveting story about a vengeful reader. The genius is John Rothstein, an iconic author who created a famous character, Jimmy Gold, but who hasn't published a book for decades. Morris Bellamy is livid, not just because Rothstein has stopped providing books but because the nonconformist Jimmy Gold has sold out for a career in advertising. Morris kills Rothstein and empties his safe of cash, yes, but the real treasure is a trove of notebooks containing at least one more Gold novel.Â Morris hides the money and the notebooks, and then he is locked away for another crime. Decades later a boy named Pete Saubers finds the treasure, and now it is Pete and his family that Bill Hodges, Holly Gibney, and Jerome Robinson must rescue from the ever-more deranged and vengeful Morris when he's released from prison after 35 years.Â Not since Misery has King played with the notion of a reader whose obsession with a writer gets dangerous. Finders Keepers is spectacular, heart-pounding suspense, but it is also King writing about how literature shapes a life - for good, for bad, forever.Â
Â©2015 Stephen King (P)2015 Simon & Schuster
All good things must come to an end, Constant Listener, and not even Stephen King can write a story that goes on forever. The tale of Roland Deschain's relentless quest for the Dark Tower has, the author fears, sorely tried the patience of those who have followed it from its earliest chapters. But attend to it a while longer, if it pleases you, for this volume is the last, and often the last things are best. Roland's ka-tet remains intact, though scattered over wheres and whens. Susannah-Mia has been carried from the Dixie Pig (in the summer of 1999) to a birthing room (really a chamber of horrors) in Thunderclap's Fedic Station; Jake and Father Callahan, with Oy between them, have entered the restaurant on Lex and 61st with weapons drawn, little knowing how numerous and noxious are their foes. Roland and Eddie are with John Cullum in Maine, in 1977, looking for the site on Turtleback Lane where "walk-ins" have been often seen. They want desperately to get back to the others, to Susannah especially, and yet they have come to realize that the world they need to escape is the only one that matters. Thus the audiobook opens, like a door to the uttermost reaches of Stephen King's imagination. You've come this far. Come a little farther. Come all the way. The sound you hear may be the slamming of the door behind you. Welcome to The Dark Tower.
Â©2004 Stephen King (P)2004 Simon & Schuster Inc. AUDIOWORKS is an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, Simon & Schuster Inc.
Never before on audio! A number-one national best seller about a man who wakes up from a five-year coma able to see people's futures and the terrible fate awaiting mankind in The Dead Zone - a "compulsive page-turner" (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution). Johnny Smith awakens from a five-year coma after his car accident and discovers that he can see people's futures and pasts when he touches them. Many consider his talent a gift; Johnny feels cursed. His fiancÃ©e married another man during his coma, and people clamor for him to solve their problems. When Johnny has a disturbing vision after he shakes the hand of an ambitious and amoral politician, he must decide if he should take drastic action to change the future. The Dead Zone is a "faultlessly paced...continuously engrossing" (Los Angeles Times) novel of second sight.
Â©1979 Stephen King (P)2016 Simon & Schuster
Featuring a conversation with the authors! In this spectacular father/son collaboration, Stephen King and Owen King tell the highest of high-stakes stories: What might happen if women disappeared from the world of men? In a future so real and near it might be now, something happens when women go to sleep: They become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If they are awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed or violated, the women become feral and spectacularly violent; and while they sleep they go to another place.... The men of our world are abandoned, left to their increasingly primal devices. One woman, however, the mysterious Evie, is immune to the blessing or curse of the sleeping disease. Is Evie a medical anomaly to be studied? Or is she a demon who must be slain? Set in a small Appalachian town whose primary employer is a women's prison, Sleeping Beauties is a wildly provocative, gloriously absorbing father/son collaboration between Stephen King and Owen King.
Â©2017 Stephen King (P)2017 Simon & Schuster Audio
Stephen King's number-one national best seller about a store where Leland Gaunt can sell you whatever your heart desires - sexual pleasure, wealth, power, or even more precious things - but not without exacting some price in return. Leland Gaunt opens a new shop in Castle Rock called Needful Things. Anyone who enters his store finds the object of his or her lifelong dreams and desires: a prized baseball card, a healing amulet. In addition to a token payment, Gaunt requests that each person perform a little "deed", usually a seemingly innocent prank played on someone else from town. These practical jokes cascade out of control, and soon the entire town is doing battle with itself. Only Sheriff Alan Pangborn suspects that Gaunt is behind the population's increasingly violent behavior. Praised as "tremendous...wonderful...one of King's best" (Kirkus Reviews).
Â©1991 Stephen King (P)1991 Penguin Highbridge Audio
Roland Deschain and his ka-tet are bearing southeast through the forests of Mid-World, the almost timeless landscape that seems to stretch from the wreckage of civility that defined Roland's youth to the crimson chaos that seems the future's only promise. Followers of Stephen King's epic series know Roland well, or as well as this enigmatic hero can be known. They also know the companions who have been drawn to his quest for the Dark Tower: Eddie Dean and his wife, Susannah; Jake Chambers, the boy who has come twice through the doorway of death into Roland's world; and Oy, the Billy Bumbler. In this long-awaited fifth novel in the saga, their path takes them to the outskirts of Calla Bryn Sturgis, a tranquil valley community of farmers and ranchers on Mid-World's borderlands. Beyond the town, the rocky ground rises toward the hulking darkness of Thunderclap, the source of a terrible affliction that is slowly stealing the community's soul. One of the town's residents is Pere Callahan, a ruined priest who, like Susannah, Eddie and Jake, passed through one of the portals that lead both into and out of Roland's world. As Father Callahan tells the ka-tet the astonishing story of what happened following his shamed departure from Maine in 1977, his connection to the Dark Tower becomes clear, as does the danger facing a single red rose in a vacant lot off Second Avenue in midtown Manhattan. For Calla Bryn Sturgis, danger gathers in the east like a storm cloud. The Wolves of Thunderclap and their unspeakable depredation are coming. To resist them is to risk all, but these are odds the gunslingers are used to, and they can give the Calla folken both courage and cunning. Their guns, however, will not be enough.
Â©2003 Stephen King (P)2003 Simon & Schuster, Inc., All Rights Reserved, Audioworks is an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, Simon & Schuster, Inc.
On a brisk autumn day, a 13-year-old boy stands on the shores of the gray Atlantic, near a silent amusement park and a fading ocean resort called the Alhambra. The past has driven Jack Sawyer here: His father is gone, his mother is dying, and the world no longer makes sense. But for Jack everything is about to change. For he has been chosen to make a journey back across America - and into another realm. One of the most influential and heralded works of fantasy ever written, The Talisman is an extraordinary novel of loyalty, awakening, terror, and mystery. Jack Sawyer, on a desperate quest to save his mother's life, must search for a prize across an epic landscape of innocents and monsters, of incredible dangers and even more incredible truths. The prize is essential, but the journey means even more. Let the quest begin....
Â©2001 Simon & Schuster; 2001 Stephen King and Peter Straub
The number one New York Times best seller about a famous novelist held hostage in a remote location by his ânumber one fan.â One of âStephen Kingâs bestâ¦genuinely scaryâ (USA Today). Best-selling novelist Paul Sheldon thinks heâs finally free of Misery Chastain. In a controversial career move, heâs just killed off the popular protagonist of his beloved romance series in favor of expanding his creative horizons. But such a change doesnât come without consequences. After a near-fatal car accident in rural Colorado leaves his body broken, Paul finds himself at the mercy of the terrifying rescuer whoâs nursing him back to health - his self-proclaimed number one fan, Annie Wilkes.Â Annie is very upset over what Paul did to Misery and demands that he find a way to bring her back by writing a new novel - his best yet, and one thatâs all for her. After all, Paul has all the time in the world to do so as a prisoner in her isolated house...and Annie has some very persuasive and violent methods to get exactly what she wants...Â âKing at his best...a winner!â (The New York Times) âUnadulteratedly terrifying...frightening.â (Publishers Weekly)Â âClassic King...full of twists and turns and mounting suspense.â (The Boston Globe)Â
Â©1987 Stephen King, Tabitha King, and Arthur B. Greene (P)1992 Penguin Highbridge Audio
The next-to-last novel in Stephen King's seven-volume magnum opus, Song of Susannah is a fascinating key to the unfolding mystery of the Dark Tower. To give birth to her "chap", demon-mother Mia has usurped the body of Susannah Dean and used the power of Black Thirteen to transport to New York City in the summer of 1999. The city is strange to Susannah...and terrifying to the "daughter of none" who shares her body and mind. Saving the Tower depends not only on rescuing Susannah but also on securing the vacant lot Calvin Tower owns before he loses it to the Sombra Corporation. Enlisting the aid of Manni senders, the remaining ka-tet climbs to the Doorway Cave...and discovers that magic has its own mind. It falls to the boy, the billy bumbler, and the fallen priest to find Susannah-Mia, who in a struggle to cope, with each other and with an alien environment, "go todash" to Castle Discordia on the border of End-World. In that forsaken place, Mia reveals her origins, her purpose, and her fierce desire to mother whatever creature the two of them have carried to term. Eddie and Roland, meanwhile, tumble into western Maine in the summer of 1977, a world that should be idyllic but isn't. For one thing, it is real, and the bullets are flying. For another, it is inhabited by the author of a novel called Salem's Lot, a writer who turns out to be as shocked by them as they are by him.
Â©2004 Stephen King (P)2004 Simon & Schuster Inc. AUDIOWORKS is an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, Simon & Schuster Inc.
Winner of the 2009 Audie Award for Fiction A terrible accident takes Edgar Freemantle's right arm and scrambles his memory and his mind, leaving him with little but rage as he begins the ordeal of rehabilitation. When his marriage suddenly ends, Edgar begins to wish he hadn't survived his injuries. He wants out. His psychologist suggests a new life distant from the Twin Cities, along with something else:Â Â "Edgar, does anything make you happy?" "I used to sketch." "Take it up again. You need hedges...hedges against the night." Edgar leaves for Duma Key, an eerily undeveloped splinter of the Florida coast. The sun setting into the Gulf of Mexico calls out to him, and Edgar draws. Once he meets Elizabeth Eastlake, a sick old woman with roots tangled deep in Duma Key, Edgar begins to paint, sometimes feverishly; many of his paintings have a power that cannot be controlled. When Elizabeth's past unfolds and the ghosts of her childhood begin to appear, the damage of which they are capable is truly devastating. The tenacity of love, the perils of creativity, the mysteries of memory, and the nature of the supernatural: Stephen King gives us a novel as fascinating as it is gripping and terrifying.
Â©2008 Stephen King (P)2008 Simon and Schuster, Inc.
In this number-one national best seller, "master storyteller" (Houston Chronicle) Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman, tells the tale of the contestants of a grueling walking competition where there can beonly one winner - the one who survives. In the near future, when America has become a police state, 100 boys are selected to enter an annual contest where the winner will be awarded whatever he wants for the rest of his life. Among them is 16-year-old Ray Garraty, and he knows the rules - keep a steady walking pace of four miles per hour without stopping. Three warnings and you're out - permanently. With an introduction by Stephen King on "The Importance of Being Bachman".
Â©1979 Richard Bachman (P)2010 Penguin Audio
Hear this history-making serial novel - from cliffhanger to cliffhanger - in its entirety. When it first appeared, one volume per month, Stephen King's The Green Mile was an unprecedented publishing triumph: all six volumes ended up on the New York Times best seller list - simultaneously - and delighted millions of fans the world over. Welcome to Cold Mountain Penitentiary, home to the Depression-worn men of E Block. Convicted killers all, each awaits his turn to walk the Green Mile, keeping a date with "Old Sparky," Cold Mountain's electric chair. Prison guard Paul Edgecombe has seen his share of oddities in his years working the Mile. But he's never seen anyone like John Coffey, a man with the body of a giant and the mind of a child, condemned for a crime terrifying in its violence and shocking in its depravity. In this place of ultimate retribution, Edgecombe is about to discover the terrible, wondrous truth about Coffey, a truth that will challenge his most cherished beliefs...and yours.
Â©1999 Stephen King, All Rights Reserved (P)1999 Simon & Schuster, Inc., All Rights Reserved, AUDIOWORKS Is an Imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, Simon & Schuster, Inc.
"Stephen King never stops giving us his all" (Chicago Tribune) in this number-one national best seller about the idyllic small town of Haven, Maine, and its encounter with a deadly evil out for a diabolical invasion of body, soul - and mind. Writer Bobbi Anderson becomes obsessed with digging up something she's found buried in the woods near her home. With the help of her friend, Jim Gardener, she uncovers an alien spaceship. Though exposure to the Tommyknockers, who piloted the alien ship, has harmful effects on residents' health, the people of Haven develop a talent for creating innovative devices under their increasingly malignant influence. In this riveting, nightmarish story, Stephen King has given us a "brilliant, riveting, marvelous" (The Boston Globe) novel. "You will not be able to put this down" (Los Angeles Times Book Review). And the next time someone raps at your door, you may want to keep the chain on. It just might be the Tommyknocker Man.
Â©1987 Stephen King, Tabitha King, and Arthur B. Greene (P)2010 Penguin Audio
A number-one national best seller Since his wife died, Ralph Roberts has been having trouble sleeping. Each night he wakes up a bit earlier until he's barely sleeping at all. During his late-night walks, he observes some strange things going on in Derry, Maine. He sees colored ribbons streaming from people's heads, two strange little men wandering around town after dark, and more. He begins to suspect that these visions are something more than hallucinations brought on by lack of sleep. There's a definite mean streak running through this small New England city; underneath its ordinary surface awesome and terrifying forces are at work. The dying has been going on in Derry for a long, long time. Now Ralph is part of it...and lack of sleep is the least of his worries. Returning to the same Maine town where It took place, a town that has haunted Stephen King for decades, Insomnia blends King's trademark bone-chilling realism with supernatural terror to create yet another masterpiece of suspense.
Â©1994 Stephen King (P)1994 Penguin Audio
Twenty years ago, a boy named Jack Sawyer traveled to a parallel universe called the Territories to save his mother and her âTwinnerâ from an agonizing death that would have brought cataclysm to the other world. Now Jack is a retired Los Angeles homicide detective living in the nearly nonexistent hamlet of Tamarack, Wisconsin. He has no recollection of his adventures in the Territories, and he was compelled to leave the police force when a happenstance event threatened to awaken those long suppressed and dangerous memories. When a series of gruesome murders occur in western Wisconsin that are reminiscent of those committed several decades earlier, Jackâs buddy, the local chief of police, begs Jack to help find the killer. But are these new killings merely the work of a disturbed individual, or has a mysterious and malignant force been unleashed in this quiet town? What causes Jackâs inexplicable waking dreams - if that is what they are - of robinsâ eggs and red feathers? As these cryptic messages becomes impossible to ignore, Jack is drawn back to the Territories and to his own hidden past.
Â©2001 Stephen King and Peter Straub. All rights reserved. (P)2012 Simon & Schuster Inc. All rights reserved.
Stephen King reads his latest novel - plus a bonus story, âLaurie,â unavailable in book form!Â Â âAs the narrator, King enhances the storyâs good-hearted appeal with this twangy, aw-shucks delivery. He gives a strong portrayal of everyman Scott Carey, whose strange affliction sends him on a quest of self-discovery and neighborly kindness. And Kingâs isnât just a pleasant voice. He crafts a polished aural experience with a keen sense of pacing and fun accents for his motley Maine characters.â (AudioFile) Number-one New York Times best seller The latest from legendary master storyteller Stephen King, a riveting, extraordinarily eerie, and moving story about a man whose mysterious affliction brings a small town together - a timely, upbeat tale about finding common ground despite deep-rooted differences.Â Â Although Scott Carey doesnât look any different, heâs been steadily losing weight. There are a couple of other odd things, too. He weighs the same in his clothes and out of them, no matter how heavy they are. Scott doesnât want to be poked and prodded. He mostly just wants someone else to know, and he trusts Doctor Bob Ellis.Â In the small town of Castle Rock, the setting of many of Kingâs most iconic stories, Scott is engaged in a low grade - but escalating - battle with the lesbians next door whose dog regularly drops his business on Scottâs lawn. One of the women is friendly; the other, cold as ice. Both are trying to launch a new restaurant, but the people of Castle Rock want no part of a gay married couple, and the place is in trouble. When Scott finally understands the prejudices they face - including his own - he tries to help. Unlikely alliances, the annual foot race, and the mystery of Scottâs affliction bring out the best in people who have indulged the worst in themselves and others.Â From Stephen King, our âmost precious renewable resource, like Shakespeare in the malleability of his workâ (The Guardian), Elevation is an antidote to our divisive culture, as gloriously joyful (with a twinge of deep sadness) as Itâs a Wonderful Life.
Â©2018 Stephen King (P)2018 Simon & Schuster
An unpopular teenage girl, whose mother is a religious fanatic, is tormented and teased to the breaking point by her more popular schoolmates. She uses her hidden telekinetic powers to inflict a terrifying revenge.
Â©1974 Stephen King (P)2012 Random House Audio
A brand-new novel from legendary storyteller Stephen King! Sometimes growing up means facing your demons. The son of a struggling single mother, Jamie Conklin just wants an ordinary childhood. But Jamie is no ordinary child. Born with an unnatural ability his mom urges him to keep secret, Jamie can see what no one else can see and learn what no one else can learn. But the cost of using this ability is higher than Jamie can imagine - as he discovers when an NYPD detective draws him into the pursuit of a killer who has threatened to strike from beyond the grave. Later is Stephen King at his finest, a terrifying and touching story of innocence lost and the trials that test our sense of right and wrong. With echoes of Kingâs classic novel It, Later is a powerful, haunting, unforgettable exploration of what it takes to stand up to evil in all the faces it wears.
Â©2021 Stephen King (P)2021 Simon & Schuster Audio
From John Grisham, America's number one best-selling author, comes the most electrifying novel of the year, a high-stakes thrill ride through the darkest corners of the Sunshine State. We expect our judges to be honest and wise. Their integrity and impartiality are the bedrock of the entire judicial system. We trust them to ensure fair trials, to protect the rights of all litigants, to punish those who do wrong, and to oversee the orderly and efficient flow of justice. But what happens when a judge bends the law or takes a bribe? It's rare, but it happens. Lacy Stoltz is an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct. She is a lawyer, not a cop, and it is her job to respond to complaints dealing with judicial misconduct. After nine years with the board, she knows that most problems are caused by incompetence, not corruption. But a corruption case eventually crosses her desk. A previously disbarred lawyer is back in business with a new identity. He now goes by the name Greg Myers, and he claims to know of a Florida judge who has stolen more money than all other crooked judges combined. And not just crooked judges in Florida. All judges, from all states and throughout US history. What's the source of the ill-gotten gains? It seems the judge was secretly involved with the construction of a large casino on Native American land. The Coast Mafia financed the casino and is now helping itself to a sizable skim of each month's cash. The judge is getting a cut and looking the other way. It's a sweet deal: Everyone is making money. But now Greg wants to put a stop to it. His only client is a person who knows the truth and wants to blow the whistle and collect millions under Florida law. Greg files a complaint with the Board on Judicial Conduct, and the case is assigned to Lacy Stoltz, who immediately suspects that this one could be dangerous. Dangerous is one thing. Deadly is something else.
Â©2016 John Grisham (P)2016 Random House Audio
Bienvenue Ã l'Institut. Quand les enfants y entrent, ils n'en sortent plus. Au cÅur de la nuit, Ã Minneapolis, des intrus pÃ©nÃ¨trent dans la maison de Luke Ellis, jeune surdouÃ© de 12 ans, tuent ses parents et le kidnappent. Luke se rÃ©veille Ã l'Institut, dans une chambre semblable Ã la sienne, sauf qu'elle n'a pas de fenÃªtre. Dans le couloir, d'autres portes cachent d'autres enfants, dotÃ©s comme lui de pouvoirs psychiques. Que font-ils lÃ ? Qu'attend-on d'eux ? Et pourquoi aucun de ces enfants ne cherche-t-il Ã s'enfuir ? Aussi angoissant que Charlie, d'une puissance d'Ã©vocation Ã©gale Ã Ãa, L'Institut nous entraÃ®ne dans un monde totalitaire... qui ressemble Ã©trangement au nÃ´tre. Le nouveau chef-d'Åuvre de Stephen King.
Â©2020 Ãditions Albin Michel (P)2020 Audiolib
Narrated by Stephen King, Matthew Broderick, Michael C. Hall, Paul Giamatti, Will Patton, Norbert Leo Butz, Lois Smith, Dylan Baker, Kyle Beltran, Dana Ivey, Robert Petkoff, David Morse, and Frances Sternhagen. The master at his scarifying best! From heart-pounding terror to the eeriest of whimsy - tales from the outer limits of one of the greatest imaginations of our time! In "The Mist", a supermarket becomes the last bastion of humanity as a peril beyond dimension invades the earth. Touch "The Man Who Would Not Shake Hands", and say your prayers. There are some things in attics that are better left alone - things like "The Monkey". The most sublime woman driver on earth offers a man "Mrs. Todd's Shortcut" to paradise. A boy's sanity is pushed to the edge when he's left alone with the odious corpse of "Gramma". If you were stunned by Gremlins, the Fornits of "The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet" will knock your socks off. Trucks that punish and beautiful teen demons who seduce a young man to massacre; curses whose malevolence grows through the years; obscene presences and angels of grace - here, indeed, is a night-blooming bouquet of chills and thrills.
Â©2016 Stephen King (P)2016 Simon & Schuster Audio
A dark and sweeping adventure, Dreamcatcher is set in the haunted city of Derry - the site of Stephen King's It and Insomnia. In it, four young boys stand together and do a brave, good thing, an act that changes them in ways that they hardly understand. A quarter-century later, as grown men who have gone their separate ways, these friends come together once a year to hunt in the woods of Maine. This particular year, a stranger stumbles into their campsite, and before long, the friends are plunged into the most remarkable adventure of their lives. They wind up in a life and death struggle, their only hope for survival locked in their shared past... and in the dreamcatcher.
Â©2001 Stephen King, All Rights Reserved. (P)2001 Simon & Schuster, Inc.
A dark and electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life. In a small New England town, over half a century ago, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, along with his beautiful wife, will transform the local church. The men and boys are all a bit in love with Mrs. Jacobs; the women and girls feel the same about Reverend Jacobs - including Jamieâs mother and beloved sister, Claire. With Jamie, the Reverend shares a deeper bond based on a secret obsession. When tragedy strikes the Jacobs family, this charismatic preacher curses God, mocks all religious belief, and is banished from the shocked town. Jamie has demons of his own. Wed to his guitar from the age of 13, he plays in bands across the country, living the nomadic lifestyle of bar-band rock and roll while fleeing from his familyâs horrific loss. In his mid-30s - addicted to heroin, stranded, desperate - Jamie meets Charles Jacobs again, with profound consequences for both men. Their bond becomes a pact beyond even the Devilâs devising, and Jamie discovers that revival has many meanings. This rich and disturbing novel spans five decades on its way to the most terrifying conclusion Stephen King has ever written. Itâs a masterpiece from King, in the great American tradition of Frank Norris, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Edgar Allan Poe.
Â©2014 Stephen King (P)2014 Simon & Schuster Audio
For those discovering the epic best-selling Dark Tower series for the first timeâand for its legions of dedicated fansâhere is an immensely satisfying stand-alone novel and perfect introduction to the series. Beginning in 1974, gaining momentum in the 1980s and coming to a thrilling conclusion when the last three novels were published in 2003 and 2004, the Dark Tower epic fantasy saga stands as Stephen Kingâs most beguiling achievement. It has been the basis for a long-running Marvel comic series. Now, with The Wind Through the Keyhole, King has returned to the rich landscape of Mid-World. This story within a story within a story finds Roland Deschain, Mid-Worldâs last gunslinger, in his early days during the guilt-ridden year following his motherâs death. Sent by his father to investigate evidence of a murderous shape-shifter, a "skin-man", Roland takes charge of Bill Streeter, a brave but terrified boy who is the sole surviving witness to the beast's most recent slaughter. Roland, himself only a teenager, calms the boy by reciting a story from the Book of Eld that his mother used to read to him at bedtime. "A person's never too old for stories," he says to Bill. "Man and boy, girl and woman, we live for them." Sure to captivate the avid fans of the Dark Tower epic, this is an enchanting introduction to Rolandâs world and the power of Stephen Kingâs storytelling magic. Please Note: This audio edition of The Wind Through the Keyhole ends with a short preview of Stephen King's The Dark Tower VII, read by George Guidall, followed by a brief introduction and the first chapter of King's Doctor Sleep, both read by the author.Â Â
Â©2012 Stephen King (P)2012 Simon & Schuster
The Kingdom of Delain is at stake when King Roland is murdered and his son and rightful heir, Peter, is framed for the crime. Plotting against him is the evil Flagg and his pawn, young Prince Thomas. Yet with every plan there are holes - like Thomas's terrible secret. And the determined Prince Peter, who is planning a daring escape from his imprisonment. Stephen King has taken the classic fairy tale and transformed it into a masterpiece of fiction for the ages.
Â©1987 Stephen King (P)2010 Penguin Audio
"The terror is relentless" (Publishers Weekly) in Stephen King's number-one national best seller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is not easy as it would seem.... Located off a desolate stretch of Interstate 50, Desperation, Nevada, has few connections with the rest of the world. It is a place, though, where the seams between worlds are thin. And it is a place where several travelers are abducted by Collie Entragian, the maniacal police officer of Desperation. Entragian uses various ploys for the abductions, from an arrest for drug possession to "rescuing" a family from a nonexistent gunman. There's something very wrong here, all right, and Entragian is only the surface of it. The secrets embedded in Desperation's landscape and the evil that infects the town like some viral hot zone are both awesome and terrifying. But as one of the travelers, young David Carver, seems to know - though it scares him nearly to death to realize it - so are the forces summoned to combat them.
Â©1996 Stephen King. All rights reserved. (P)1996 Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Quand un garÃ§on de onze ans est retrouvÃ© violÃ© et assassinÃ© dans un parc municipal de la petite ville de Fint City, des tÃ©moins dÃ©signent le coach Terry Maitland comme coupable. BientÃ´t, ADN et empreintes confirment la culpabilitÃ© de ce pÃ¨re de famille aimÃ© de tous. HorrifiÃ© par ce meurtre brutal, le dÃ©tective Ralph Anderson, dont le fils a Ã©tÃ© entraÃ®nÃ© par Maitland, ordonne une arrestation rapide et publique. L'enquÃªte s'accÃ©lÃ¨re et il s'avÃ¨re que Maitland a un alibi : des preuves indiquent qu'il Ã©tait en dehors de la ville ce jour-lÃ . Et on sait bien que personne ne peut Ãªtre Ã deux endroits Ã la fois. Ã moins que...
Â©2019 The Outsider chez Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc. Ã New York. Stephen King c/o The Lotts Agency Ãditions Albin Michel (P)2019 Audiolib
Four gripping novellas tied together by the changing of seasons. Hope Springs Eternal "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption" An unjustly imprisoned convict seeks a strange and startling revenge...the basis for the Best Picture Academy Award nominee The Shawshank Redemption. Summer of Corruption "Apt Pupil" Todd Bowden is one of the top students in his high school class and a typical American 16-year-old - until he becomes obsessed with the dark and deadly past of an older man in town. The inspiration for the film Apt Pupil from Phoenix Pictures. Fall from Innocence "The Body" Four rambunctious young boys plunge through the faÃ§ade of a small town and come face to face with life, death, and intimations of their own mortality. The film Stand by Me is based on this novella. A Winter's Tale "The Breathing Method" A disgraced woman is determined to triumph over death.
Â©1982 Stephen King (P)2016 Simon & Schuster Audio
James McGill is called upon for a sabotage mission, one that only a man of his unique talents can handle. Unfortunately, he performs too well, and our enemies from Rigel are enraged. They come for us, and war is declared. Both sides call for aid, and it comes from the Core Worlds in the form of two great fleets. The Civil War for the Empireâs Throne spills out into the provinces. In the center of Galaxy, fantastic fleets crush one another and burn thousands of inhabited worlds. When this conflict between the great powers spreads, humanity finds itself swept up in the storm. Can McGill escape this disaster heâs created? Find out in Clone World, the 12th book of the Undying Mercenaries series. With over three million copies sold, author B. V. Larson is the king of modern military science fiction.
Â©2019 Iron Tower Press (P)2019 Iron Tower Press
The number-one national best seller for Stephen King's rabid fans, Cujo "hits the jugular" (The New York Times) with the story of a friendly Saint Bernard that is bitten by a sick bat. Get ready to meet the most hideous menace ever to savage the flesh and devour the mind. Cujo is a 200-pound Saint Bernard, the best friend Brett Camber has ever had. One day Cujo chases a rabbit into a cave inhabited by sick bats. What happens to Cujo, how he becomes a horrifying vortex inescapably drawing in all the people around him, makes for one of the most heart-stopping novels Stephen King has ever written. "A genuine page-turner that grabs you and holds you and won't let go" (Chattanooga Times), Cujo will forever change how you view man's best friend.
Â©1981 Stephen King (P)2010 Penguin Audio
A "wondrously frightening" (Publishers Weekly) tale of terror and number-one national best seller about a writer's pseudonym that comes alive and destroys everyone on the path that leads to the man who created him. Thad Beaumont would like to say he is innocent. He'd like to say he has nothing to do with the twisted imagination that produced his best-selling novels. He'd like to say he has nothing to do with the series of monstrous murders that keep coming closer to his home. But how can Thad deny the ultimate embodiment of evil that goes by the name he gave it - and signs its crimes with Thad's bloody fingerprints? The Dark Half is "a chiller" (The New York Times Book Review), so real and fascinating that you'll find yourself squirming in Stephen King's heart-stopping, blood-curdling grip - and loving every minute of it.
Â©1989 Stephen King (P)2010 Penguin Audio
Stephen King's ultimate evil vehicle of terror, Christine: the frightening story of a nerdy teenager who falls in love with his vintage Plymouth Fury. It was love at first sight, but this car is no lady. Evil is alive in Libertyville. It inhabits a custom-painted red and white 1958 Plymouth Fury named Christine and young Arnold Cunningham, who buys it. Along with Arnold's girlfriend, Leigh Cabot, Dennis Guilder attempts to find out the real truth behind Christine and finds more than he bargained for: From murder to suicide, there's a peculiar feeling that surrounds Christine - she gets revenge on anyone standing in her path. Can Dennis save Arnold from the wrath of Christine? This number-one national best seller is "Vintage Stephen King...breathtaking...awesome. Carries such momentum the listener must force himself to slow down" (The New York Times Book Review).
Â©1983 Stephen King (P)2010 Penguin Audio
Named to the American Library Associationâs Reference & User Services (RUSA) Listen List! Other narrators include: Cotter Smith, Will Patton, Edward Herrmann, Holter Graham, Frederick Weller, Mare Winningham, Craig Wasson, Thomas Sadoski, and Tim Sample. A master storyteller at his best - the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when, why, and how he came to write (or rewrite) each story. Since his first collection, Nightshift, published 35 years ago, Stephen King has dazzled listeners with his genius as a writer of short fiction. In this new collection he assembles, for the first time, recent stories that have never been published in a book. He introduces each with a passage about its origins or his motivations for writing it. There are thrilling connections between stories, including themes of morality, the afterlife, guilt, and what we would do differently if we could see into the future or correct the mistakes of the past. "Afterlife" is about a man who died of colon cancer and keeps reliving the same life, repeating his mistakes over and over again. Several stories feature characters at the end of life, revisiting their crimes and misdemeanors. Other stories address what happens when someone discovers he has supernatural powers: the columnist who kills people by writing their obituaries in "Obits"; the old judge in "The Dune", who, as a boy, canoed to a deserted island and saw written in the sand the names of people who then died in freak accidents. In "Morality", King looks at how a marriage and two lives fall apart after the wife and husband enter into what seems, at first, a devil's pact they can win. Magnificent, eerie, utterly compelling, these stories comprise one of King's finest gifts to his constant fan. "I made them especially for you," says King. "Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth."
Â©2015 Stephen King (P)2015 Simon & Schuster Audio
Stephen King's "gem of a story" (Chicago Tribune) about a child with extraordinary psychic powers who is on the run from the government. A number-one national best seller. Andy McGee and Vicky Tomlinson participated in a drug experiment run by a veiled government agency known as The Shop. One year later, they marry. Two years later, their little girl, Charlie, sets her teddy bear on fire by simply staring at it. Now that Charlie is eight, she doesn't start fires anymore. Her parents have taught her to control her pyrokinesis, the ability to set anything - toys, clothes, even people - aflame. But The Shop knows about and wants this pigtailed "ultimate weapon". Shop agents set out to hunt down Charlie and her father in a ruthless chase that traverses the streets of New York and the backwoods of Vermont. "Terrifying and gripping" (The Miami Herald) Firestarter is chilling proof that "Stephen King is superb" (Time).
Â©1980 Stephen King (P)2010 Penguin Audio
The battle against evil has begun in this "devishly entertaining" (Publishers Weekly) story of a suburban neighborhood in the grip of surreal terror - a number-one national best seller from Stephen King writing as Richard Bachman. Peaceful suburbia on Poplar Street in Wentworth, Ohio, takes a turn for the ugly when four vans containing armed "regulators" terrorize the street's residents, cold-bloodedly killing anyone foolish enough to step outside their homes. Houses mysteriously transform into log cabins, and the street now ends in what looks like a child's hand-drawn Western landscape. Masterminding this sudden onslaught is the evil creature Tak, who has taken over the body of an autistic eight-year-old boy, Seth Garin. "A rip-roaringly violent thriller whose main action takes place in little more than an hour and a half" (Booklist), The Regulators features an introduction by Stephen King on "The Importance of Being Bachman".
Â©1996 Richard Bachman. All rights reserved. (P)2016 Simon & Schuster, Inc.
A desperate man attempts to win a reality TV game where the only objective is to stay alive in this number-one national best seller from Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman. It was the ultimate death game in a nightmare future America. The year is 2025 and reality TV has grown to the point where people are willing to wager their lives for a chance at a billion-dollar jackpot. Ben Richards is desperate - he needs money to treat his daughter's illness. His last chance is entering a game show called The Running Man where the goal is to avoid capture by Hunters who are employed to kill him. Surviving this month-long chase is another issue when everyone else on the planet is watching - and willing to turn him in for the reward. With an introduction by Stephen King on "The Importance of Being Bachman".
Â©1982 Richard Bachman (P)2010 Penguin Audio
Number-one New York Times best-selling author Stephen King's terrifying novella about a town engulfed in a dense, mysterious mist - as humanity makes its last stand against unholy destruction.... In the wake of a destructive Maine summer thunderstorm, an impenetrable mist descends from the direction of a local military facility and infiltrates the small town of Bridgton. David Drayton and his son, Billy, are dragged into a living nightmare as unnatural and violent forces concealed by the mist begin to emerge, wreaking havoc in their wake. Now trapped in the local supermarket with a ragtag group of survivors, David unexpectedly faces a growing threat from within, one that promises to challenge the boundaries of sanity itself. In this horrifying mist, hearing is seeing - and believing. And what you're about to hear, you'll never forget. Originally published in his acclaimed collection Skeleton Crew, this riveting, eerie novella proves why Stephen King is a master storyteller in short form.
Â©1985 Stephen King (P)1994 Penguin Highbridge Audio
The number-one national best seller about a woman who escapes an abusive marriage is "one of Stephen King's most engrossing horror novels. Relentlessly paced and brilliantly orchestrated...fueled by an air of danger immediate and overwhelming" (Publishers Weekly). Rosie Daniels leaves her husband, Norman, after 14 years in an abusive marriage. She is determined to lose herself in a place where he won't find her. She'll worry about all the rest later. Alone in a strange city, she begins to make a new life, and good things finally start to happen. Meeting Bill is one, and getting an apartment is another. Still, it's hard for Rosie not to keep looking over her shoulder, and with good reason. Norman is a cop, with the instincts of a predator. He's very good at finding people, even if he is losing his mind. Fixed on revenge, Norman Daniels becomes a force of relentless terror and savageness, a man almost mythic in his monstrosity. For Rosie to survive, she must enter her own myth and become a woman she never knew she could be: Rose Madder. "Riveting, engrossing...packed with suspense" (People), Stephen King infuses this novel with an edge-of-your-seat, chilling atmosphere. Rose Madder is "an eerie, remarkably mature and moving novel" (The Washington Post).
Â©1995 Stephen King (P)2009 Penguin Audio
"I believe there is another man inside every man, a stranger...." writes Wilfred Leland James in the early pages of the riveting confession that makes up "1922", the first in this pitch-black quartet of mesmerizing tales from Stephen King. For James, that stranger is awakened when his wife, Arlette, proposes selling off the family homestead and moving to Omaha, setting in motion a gruesome train of murder and madness. In "Big Driver", a cozy-mystery writer named Tess encounters the stranger along a back road in Massachusetts when she takes a shortcut home after a book-club engagement. Violated and left for dead, Tess plots a revenge that will bring her face-to-face with another stranger: the one inside herself. "Fair Extension", the shortest of these tales, is perhaps the nastiest and certainly the funniest. Making a deal with the devil not only saves Dave Streeter from a fatal cancer but provides rich recompense for a lifetime of resentment. When her husband of more than 20 years is away on one of his business trips, Darcy Anderson looks for batteries in the garage. Her toe knocks up against a box under a worktable and she discovers the stranger inside her husband. It's a horrifying discovery, rendered with bristling intensity, and it definitively ends a good marriage. Like Different Seasons and Four Past Midnight, which generated such enduring films as The Shawshank Redemption and Stand by Me, Full Dark, No Stars proves Stephen King a master of the long story form.
Â©2010 Stephen King. All rights reserved. (P)2010 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved
"Joyland is a breathtaking, beautiful, heartbreaking book.... Even the most hardboiled readers will find themselves moved." âCharles Ardai, Edgar- and Shamus Award-winning editor of Hard Case Crime. Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever. Joyland is a brand-new novel and has never previously been published.
Â©2013 Stephen King. All rights reserved. (P)2013 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.
Dr. Aphra teams up with Darth Vader himself in this audiobook original - an expanded adaptation of the critically acclaimed Marvel comics series, performed by a full cast.Â Â Dr. Chelli Lona Aphra, rogue archaeologist, is in trouble again. A pioneer in the field of criminal xenoarchaeology, Aphra recognizes no law, has no fear, and possesses no impulse control. To her, the true worth of the galactic relics she discovers isnât found in a museum, but in an arsenal. This viewpoint has led to a lot of misunderstandings. After her latest plan goes horribly wrong, her roguish ways are on the verge of catching up to her, when suddenly Darth Vader, terror of the galaxy, swoops in with his lightsaber ignited and...saves her life? Donât get her wrong - itâs not like sheâs ungrateful. Sure, her new boss is a lord of the Sith. And okay, she may have just become a pawn in a deadly game being played by him and his boss, who happens to be the Galactic Emperor. And yes, the life expectancy of anyone who disappoints Vader can be measured in seconds. But sheâs back doing what she does best. Sheâs got a ship to fly, a heist to pull, and two unorthodox but effective metal buddies: Triple-Zero, a protocol droid specializing in etiquette, customs, translation, and torture; and BT-1, an astromech loaded with enough firepower to take down a battlecruiser. Together, they might just find a way to get the job done and avoid the deadly performance review that waits at its conclusion. Just kidding. Sheâs doomed. Cast: Emily Woo Zeller as Doctor Aphra Jonathan Davis as Boba Fett Sean Patrick Hopkins as Luke Skywalker Sean Kenin as Triple-Zero Nicole Lewis as Sana Starros Carol Monda as Maz Kanata Euan Morton as The Emperor Catherine Taber as Leia Organa Marc Thompson as Darth Vader
Â©2020 Random House Audio (P)2020 Random House Audio
Even four years after the sudden death of his wife, best selling novelist Mike Noonan can't stop grieving, nor can he return to his writing. Now his nights are plagued by vivid nightmares of the house by the lake. Despite these dreams, or perhaps because of them, he decides to return to Sara Laughs, the Noonans' isolated summer home. In his beloved Yankee town, he finds himself falling in love with a widowed young mother, who struggles to keep custody of her 3-year-old daughter. He is also drawn into the mystery of Sara Laughs, now the site of ghostly visitations, ever-escalating nightmares, and the sudden recovery of his writing ability. What are the forces that have been unleashed here - and what do they want of Mike Noonan?
Â©1998 Stephen King, All Rights Reserved (P)1998 Simon & Schuster, Inc., All Rights Reserved
Mile 81 meets "N." in this collaboration between Stephen King and Joe Hill. As USA Today said of Stephen King's Mile 81: "Park and scream. Could there be any better place to set a horror story than an abandoned rest stop?" In the Tall Grass begins with a sister and brother who pull off to the side of the road after hearing a young boy crying for help from beyond the tall grass. Within minutes they are disoriented, in deeper than seems possible, and they've lost one another. The boy's cries are more and more desperate. What follows is a terrifying, entertaining, and masterfully told tale, as only Stephen King and Joe Hill can deliver.
Â©2012 Stephen King and Joseph Hillstrom King (P)2012 Simon & Schuster, Inc
The first book in the word-of-mouth phenomenon debut fantasy series about one man's dangerous journey through a labyrinthine world.Â "One of my favorite books of all time" (Mark Lawrence) The Tower of Babel is the greatest marvel in the world. Immense as a mountain, the ancient Tower holds unnumbered ringdoms, warring and peaceful, stacked one on the other like the layers of a cake. It is a world of geniuses and tyrants, of luxury and menace, of unusual animals and mysterious machines. Soon after arriving for his honeymoon at the Tower, the mild-mannered headmaster of a small village school, Thomas Senlin, gets separated from his wife, Marya, in the overwhelming swarm of tourists, residents, and miscreants.Â Senlin is determined to find Marya, but to do so he'll have to navigate madhouses, ballrooms, and burlesque theaters. He must survive betrayal, assassins, and the illusions of the Tower. But if he hopes to find his wife, he will have to do more than just endure. This quiet man of letters must become a man of action.Â
Â©2017 Josiah Bancroft (P)2018 Hachette Audio
Lisey Debusher Landon lost her husband, Scott, two years ago, after a 25-year marriage of the most profound and sometimes frightening intimacy. Scott was an award-winning, best-selling novelist, and a very complicated man. Early in their relationship, before they married, Lisey had to learn from him about books and blood and "bools". Later, she understood that there was a place Scott went, a place that both terrified and healed him, could eat him alive, or give him the ideas he needed in order to live. Now it's Lisey's turn to face Scott's demons, Lisey's turn to go to Boo'ya Moon. What begins as a widow's effort to sort through the papers of her celebrated husband becomes a nearly fatal journey into the darkness he inhabited. Perhaps King's most personal and powerful story ever, Lisey's Story is about the wellsprings of creativity, the temptations of madness, and the secret language of love.
Â©2006 Stephen King (P)2006 Simon and Schuster Audio
The first collection of stories Stephen King has published since Nightmares & Dreamscapes nine years ago, Everything's Eventual includes one O. Henry Prize winner, two other award winners, four stories published by The New Yorker, and "Riding the Bullet," King's original e-book, which attracted over half a million online readers and became the most famous short story of the decade. "Riding the Bullet" is the story of Alan Parker, who's hitchhiking to see his dying mother but takes the wrong ride, farther than he ever intended. In "Lunch at the Gotham CafÃ©", a sparring couple's contentious lunch turns very, very bloody when the maÃ®tre d' gets out of sorts. "1408" is about a successful writer whose specialty is "Ten Nights in Ten Haunted Graveyards" or "Ten Nights in Ten Haunted Houses", and though Room 1408 at the Dolphin Hotel doesn't kill him, he won't be writing about ghosts anymore. And in "That Feeling, You Can Only Say What It Is In French", terror is dÃ©jÃ vu at 16,000 feet. Whether writing about encounters with the dead, the near dead, or about the mundane dreads of life, from quitting smoking to yard sales, Stephen King is at the top of his form in the 14 dark tales assembled in Everything's Eventual. Intense, eerie, and instantly compelling, they announce the stunningly fertile imagination of perhaps the greatest storyteller of our time. The complete list of narrators includes Becky Ann Baker, John Collum, Boyd Gaines, Peter Gerety, Josh Hamilton, Arliss Howard, Judith Ivey, Stephen King, Justin Long, Oliver Platt, and Jay O. Sanders.
Â©2002 Stephen King (P)2014 Simon & Schuster
"An unforgettable, unflinching glimpse into a mind driven to murder" (San Francisco Chronicle) - the number-one national best seller from Stephen King about a housekeeper with a long-hidden secret from her past...one that tests her own will to survive. Dolores Claiborne is suspected of killing Vera Donovan, her wealthy employer, and when the police question her, she tells the story of her life, harkening back to her disintegrating marriage and the suspicious death of her violent husband 30 years earlier. Dolores also tells of Vera's physical and mental decline and how she became emotionally demanding in recent years. Given a voice as compelling as any in contemporary fiction, the strange intimacy between Dolores and Vera - and the link that binds them - unfolds in Dolores' account. Dolores Claiborne is "a literary triumph. The finest of King novels...a plot of enormous energy.... Read this book." (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
Â©1993 Stephen King (P)1992 Penguin Highbridge Audio
Four chiller novellas set to keep listeners awake long after bedtime. One Past Midnight: "The Langoliers" takes a red-eye flight from LA to Boston into a most unfriendly sky. Only 11 passengers survive, but landing in an eerily empty world makes them wish they hadn't. Something's waiting for them, you see. Two Past Midnight: "Secret Window, Secret Garden" enters the suddenly strange life of writer Mort Rainey, recently divorced, depressed, and alone on the shore of Tashmore Lake. Alone, that is, until a figure named John Shooter arrives, pointing an accusing finger. Three Past Midnight: "The Library Policeman" is set in Junction City, Iowa, an unlikely place for evil to be hiding. But for small businessman Sam Peebles, who thinks he may be losing his mind, another enemy is hiding there as well - the truth. If he can find it in time, he might stand a chance. Four Past Midnight: "The Sun Dog", a menacing black dog, appears in every Polaroid picture that 15-year-old Kevin Delevan takes with his new birthday gift - with each following photograph beckoning him to the supernatural. Old Pop Merrill, Castle Rock's sharpest trader, wants to crash the party for profit, but the Sun Dog, a creature that shouldn't exist at all, is a very dangerous investment.
Â©1990 Stephen King (P)2016 Simon & Schuster Audio
2010 Audie Award Finalist for Short Stories/Collections Stephen King - who has written more than 50 books, dozens of number-one New York Times best sellers, and many unforgettable movies - delivers an astonishing collection of short stories. The stories in this collection have appeared in The New Yorker, Playboy, McSweeney's, The Paris Review, Esquire, and other publications.Â Â Who but Stephen King would turn a Port-O-San into a slimy birth canal, or a roadside honky-tonk into a place for endless love? A book salesman with a grievance might pick up a mute hitchhiker, not knowing the silent man in the passenger seat listens altogether too well. Or an exercise routine on a stationary bicycle, begun to reduce bad cholesterol, might take its rider on a captivating -- and then terrifying -- journey. Set on a remote key in Florida, "The Gingerbread Girl" is a riveting tale featuring a young woman as vulnerable -- and resourceful -- as Audrey Hepburn's character in Wait Until Dark. In "Ayana," a blind girl works a miracle with a kiss and the touch of her hand. For King, the line between the living and the dead is often blurry, and the seams that hold our reality intact might tear apart at any moment. In one of the longer stories here, "N.", which recently broke new ground when it was adapted as a graphic digital entertainment, a psychiatric patient's irrational thinking might create an apocalyptic threat in the Maine countryside...or keep the world from falling victim to it. Just After Sunset - call it dusk, call it twilight, it's a time when human intercourse takes on an unnatural cast, when nothing is quite as it appears, when the imagination begins to reach for shadows as they dissipate to darkness and living daylight can be scared right out of you. It's the perfect time for Stephen King.
Â©2008 Stephen King (P)2008 Simon & Schuster
Depuis Shining, le petit Danny Torrance a grandi. Ses dÃ©mons aussiâ¦ Le nouveau chef-dâÅuvre de Stephen King. Dans Docteur Sleep, Stephen King renoue avec l'histoire et le personnage de l'un de ses plus grands succÃ¨s : Shining. Le petit Dany Torrance est dÃ©sormais adulte. Il a Ã©chappÃ© au sort de son pÃ¨re alcoolique et travaille en tant qu'aide-soignant dans un hospice oÃ¹ il utilise ses pouvoirs surnaturels pour apaiser la souffrance des mourants. Il rencontre Abra, fillette de 12 ans, pourchassÃ©e par un Ã©trange groupe de voyageurs... King signe un livre magistral, d'une richesse inouÃ¯e : Ã la fois conte fantastique, roman d'aventure, thriller et allÃ©gorie de l'AmÃ©rique contemporaine - il nous prouve qu'il est bel et bien le Roi. Une interprÃ©tation au plus prÃ¨s de l'univers de Stephen King, oÃ¹ derriÃ¨re chaque personnage peut surgir l'horreur absolue.
Â©2013 Ãd. Albin Michel pour la traduction franÃ§aise / Stephen King (P)2013 Audiolib
Quand Jake Epping, professeur d'anglais, accepte la mission insolite que son ami Al, mourant, veut lui confier - empÃªcher l'assassinat de Kennedy le 22 novembre 1963 - il ne soupÃ§onne pas Ã quoi il s'engage. Une fissure temporelle ramÃ¨ne Jake en 1958, Ã l'Ã©poque faste des Plymouth Fury, d'Elvis, mais aussi de JFK et d'un certain Lee Harvey Oswald. Il y rencontrera mÃªme l'amour de sa vie. Mais altÃ©rer l'Histoire - la grande ou la petite - n'est pas sans consÃ©quences... Dans ce roman construit telle une uchronie menacÃ©e par l'effet papillon, Stephen King revisite l'AmÃ©rique des annÃ©es 60, tout en soulignant les obsessions qui hantent, encore aujourd'hui, la culture populaire amÃ©ricaine. Un jeu vertigineux avec le temps. L'interprÃ©tation de FranÃ§ois Montagut restitue avec talent la juxtaposition des Ã©poques qui donne au roman de Stephen King sa puissance Ã©vocatrice mais aussi sa mise en question du prÃ©sent.
Â©2011 / 2013 Stephen King / Ãditions Albin Michel pour la traduction franÃ§aise. Traduit de l'anglais (Etats-Unis) par Nadine Gassie (P)2013 Audiolib
SituÃ© dans les montagnes Rocheuses, l'Overlook Hotel est tenu pour Ãªtre l'un des plus beaux lieux du monde. BeautÃ©, confort, luxe, voluptÃ©... L'hiver, l'hÃ´tel est fermÃ©, coupÃ© du monde par le froid, la neige, les glaces. Seul l'habite un gardien. Cet hiver-lÃ , c'est Jack Torrance, un alcoolique qui tente d'Ã©chapper Ã l'Ã©chec et au dÃ©sespoir. Il est venu accompagnÃ© de sa femme, Wendy, qui espÃ¨re, grÃ¢ce Ã cet isolement, reconstruire son foyer menacÃ©, et de leur enfant, Danny. Mais Danny possÃ¨de le don de sentir, de voir, de ressusciter les choses et les Ãªtres Ã jamais disparus. Dans les cent dix chambres vides de l'Overlook, le dÃ©mon est omniprÃ©sent. Cauchemar ou rÃ©alitÃ©, le corps de cette femme assassinÃ©e, ces bruits de fÃªte qui dÃ©rivent dans les couloirs, cette vie si Ã©trange qui anime l'hÃ´tel ? Le roman culte de Stephen King, qui a fait frissonner des gÃ©nÃ©rations entiÃ¨res, arrive enfin en livre audio.
Â©1977 / 1979 Doubleday Stephen King / Ãditions LattÃ¨s (P)2019 Audiolib
Les personnes que l'on aime ne meurent jamais. Depuis qu'elle n'est plus lÃ , Mike n'Ã©crit plus. Reclus dans sa maison, prÃ¨s du lac, son souvenir l'obsÃ¨de, ses nuits sont des cauchemars. Entre deux mondes, Ã©garÃ© dans une zone incertaine, Mike la cherche. Mais elle n'est plus qu'une ombre... Une ombre parmi celles qui hantent le domaine de Sara Laughs, avides de vengeance, prÃªtes Ã faire payer des crimes que l'on croit oubliÃ©s. Et lorsque Mike tombe sous le charme d'une fillette de trois ans et de sa mÃ¨re, une jeune veuve, il ne sait pas que, loin de reprendre goÃ»t Ã la vie, il va devoir affronter le dÃ©chaÃ®nement de forces surnaturelles et vengeresses. Le roman le plus ambitieux et le plus fort de Stephen King. Fascinante histoire d'amour perdu et ressuscitÃ©, Sac d'os est l'aboutissement de toute une Åuvre.
Â©1998 / 1999 Stephen King / Albin Michel. Traduit de l'amÃ©ricain par William Olivier Desmond (P)2019 Audible Studios
The state police of Troop D in rural Pennsylvania have kept a secret in Shed B out back of the barracks ever since 1979, when Troopers Ennis Rafferty and Curtis Wilcox answered a call from a gas station just down the road and came back with an abandoned Buick Roadmaster. Curt Wilcox knew old cars, and he knew immediately that this one was...wrong, just wrong. A few hours later, when Rafferty vanished, Wilcox and his fellow troopers knew the car was worse than dangerous. Curt's avid curiosity took the lead, and they investigated as best they could, as much as they dared. Over the years, the troop absorbed the mystery as part of the background to their work, the Buick 8 sitting out there like a still-life painting that breathes - inhaling a little bit of this world, exhaling a little bit of whatever world it came from. In the fall of 2001, a few months after Curt Wilcox is killed in a gruesome auto accident, his 18-year-old boy, Ned, starts coming by the barracks. Sandy Dearborn, Sergeant Commanding, knows it's the boy's way of holding onto his father, and Ned is allowed to become part of the Troop D family. One day he looks in the window of Shed B and discovers the family secret. Like his father, Ned wants answers... From a Buick 8 is an audiobook about our fascination with deadly things, about our insistence on answers when there are none, about terror and courage in the face of the unknowable.
Â©2002 Stephen King, All Rights Reserved (P)2002 Simon & Schuster Inc., All Rights Reserved
Crispin the mosaicist wants to concentrate on his art. Rustem of Kerakek, a physician, is also on his own journey of self-discovery. But no man may withdraw from society that easily, and both men soon find themselves drawn into the deadly webs of Sarantium. Lord of Emperors is the sequel to Sailing to Sarantium.
Â©2000 Guy Gavriel Kay (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
On October 1st, God is in His heaven, the stock market stands at 10,140, most of the planes are on time, and Clayton Riddell, an artist from Maine, is almost bouncing up Boylston Street in Boston. He's just landed a comic book deal that might finally enable him to support his family by making art instead of teaching it. He's already picked up a gift for his long-suffering wife, and he knows just what he'll get for his boy Johnny. Why not a little treat for himself? Clay's feeling good about the future. That changes in a hurry. The cause of the devastation is a phenomenon that will come to be known as The Pulse, and the delivery method is a cell phone. Everyone's cell phone. Clay and the few desperate survivors who join him suddenly find themselves in the pitch-black night of civilization's darkest age, surrounded by chaos, carnage, and a human horde that has been reduced to its basest nature...and then begins to evolve. There are 193 million cell phones in the United States alone. Who doesn't have one? Stephen King's utterly gripping, gory, and fascinating novel doesn't just ask the question "Can you hear me now?" It answers it with a vengeance.
Â©2006 Stephen King (P)2006 Simon & Schuster
Foncer sur une foule dans sa SL500 douze cylindres : le moment le plus grisant de la vie de Mr Mercedes. Et le carnage lui a tellement plu quâil nâa quâune envie : recommencer. Au plus vite... DÃ©laissant le fantastique, Stephen King se glisse avec une jubilation contagieuse dans le moule du polar. Revenu de tout mais toujours tenace, son inspecteur Bill Hodges rejoint les figures emblÃ©matiques du roman noir amÃ©ricain.
Â©2014 / 2015 Stephen King / Ãditions Albin Michel (P)2015 Audiolib
When a game of seduction between a husband and wife ends in death, the nightmare has only just begun in this sinister twist on a bedtime story - a number-one national best seller and "one of Stephen King's best" (USA Today). Gerald and Jessie Burlingame have gone to their summer home on a warm weekday in October for a romantic getaway. After being handcuffed to her bedposts, Jessie tires of her husband's games, but when Gerald refuses to stop, the evening ends with deadly consequences. Still handcuffed, Jessie is trapped and alone. Over the next 28 hours, in the lakeside house that has become a prison, Jessie will come face to face with all the things she has ever feared. Her only company is a hungry stray dog and the various voices that fill her mind. As night comes, she is unsure whether it is her imagination or if she has another companion: someone watching her from the corner of her dark bedroom. A master of his craft, Stephen King's novels haunt in many different ways. Gerald's Game "kept us up half the night, we couldn't put it down" (Newsweek).
Â©1992 Stephen King (P)1992 Penguin Highbridge Audio
Here is Steinbeckâs tough yet charming portrait of people on the margins of society, dependent on one another for both physical and emotional survival. Published in 1945, Cannery Row focuses on the acceptance of life as it is: both the exuberance of community and the loneliness of the individual. Drawing on his memories of the real inhabitants of Monterey, California, Steinbeck interweaves the stories of Doc, Henri, Mack and his boys, and the other characters in this world, where only the fittest survive, to create a novel that is at once one of his most humorous and most poignant works.
Public Domain (P)2011 Penguin
Miss Marple meets Oscar Wilde in this new series of cosy mysteries set in the picturesque Cotswolds village of Bunburry. In "A Murderous Ride," the second Bunburry book, Alfie discovers that he has not only inherited a cottage from his late Aunt Augusta but also a 1950s Jaguar. He is dismayed: for reasons of his own, he no longer drives. Aunt Augusta's best friends, Liz and Marge, persuade him to get behind the wheel again - but that's just the start of his troubles. Alfie discovers it's a seriously bad idea to get on the wrong side of the local police sergeant. Especially when he finds himself at a murder scene and the sergeant decides Alfie's the murderer. There's only one thing to be done. Alfie has to track down the real murderer himself - which will force him to drive as he's never driven before. Nathaniel Parker, born in 1962, graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and went on to join the Royal Shakespeare Company. His television career began in 1988 when he played Flying Officer 'Flash' Gordon in the LWT mini-series "Piece of Cake". He is also the lead in the BBC series "Inspector Lynley Mysteries", based on the novels by Elizabeth George. Nathaniel Parker has an extensive list of audio books to his credit, ranging from the classics of Charles Dickens and Thomas Hardy to more modern writings and children's books.
Â©2019 LÃ¼bbe Audio (P)2019 LÃ¼bbe Audio
Premier quart du XXIe siÃ¨cle. La dictature s'est installÃ©e aux Ãtats-Unis. La tÃ©lÃ©vision, arme suprÃªme du nouveau pouvoir, rÃ¨gne sans partage sur le peuple. Une chaÃ®ne unique diffuse une Ã©mission de jeux suivie par des millions de fans : c'est "La Grande Traque". Ben Richards, un homme qui n'a plus rien Ã perdre, dÃ©cide de s'engager dans la compÃ©tition mortelle. Pendant trente jours il devra fuir les redoutables "chasseurs" lancÃ©s sur sa piste et activement aidÃ©s par une population encouragÃ©e Ã la dÃ©lation. Tous les moyens sont bons pour Ã©liminer Ben Richards...
Dans ce livre terrifiant, le maÃ®tre incontestÃ© du suspense, le grand Ã©crivain amÃ©ricain Stephen King, alias Richard Bachman, nous fait vivre cette diabolique course contre la mort sans nous laisser un instant de rÃ©pit. Fascinant.
Â©1982 / 1988 Stephen King / Ãditions Albin Michel. Traduit de l'amÃ©ricain par Frank Straschitz (P)2019 Audible Studios
The unpause-able novel of one man's quest to find the source of his nightmare and to reverse it before he becomes...nothing at all. This number-one national best seller from Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman, "pulsates with evil...it will have you on the edge of your seat" (Publishers Weekly). Billy Halleck commits vehicular manslaughter when his lack of attention results in the death of an old gypsy lady on the street. Overweight Halleck is a lawyer with connections, though, and he gets off with a slap on the wrist. After the trial, the victim's ancient father curses him with a single word: "thinner". Shedding weight by the week, Halleck is desperate enough for one last gamble...one that will lead him to a nightmare showdown with the forces of evil melting his flesh away. With an introduction by Stephen King on "The Importance of Being Bachman", Thinner is a novel of "undeniable suspense" (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution) and "genuine chills" (Kirkus Reviews).
Â©1984 Richard Bachman (P)2009 Penguin Audio
The radio dramatisation of The Hobbit became a classic when it was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1968 and it continues to delight today. Tolkien's famous saga, the prelude to the Lord of the Rings, has all the ingredients of fantasy and adventure: dwarves, elves, goblins and trolls, a fearsome dragon, a great wizard, a perilous quest, and a dramatic climax. At the centre is the unsuspecting hero Bilbo Baggins, a home-loving unambitious Hobbit who is suddenly thrust into the biggest, indeed the only adventure of his life.
Â©2018 BBC Worldwide Ltd trading as BBC Studios (P)2018 BBC Worldwide Ltd trading as BBC Studios
Dans la chambre 217 de l'hÃ´pital Kiner Memorial, Brady Hartsfield, alias Mr Mercedes, gÃ®t dans un Ã©tat vÃ©gÃ©tatif depuis sept ans, soumis aux expÃ©rimentations du docteur Babineau. Mais derriÃ¨re son rictus douloureux et son regard fixe, Brady est bien vivant. Et capable de commettre un nouveau carnage sans mÃªme quitter son lit. Sa premiÃ¨re pensÃ©e est pour Bill Hodges, son plus vieil ennemi... Un roman de Stephen King, c'est toujours la promesse de plusieurs histoires en une seule, d'un festival fabuleux entre horreur et mystÃ¨re, pour finir par un univers qui implose en apothÃ©ose. Un final Ã ne pas manquer.
Â©2016 / 2017 Ãditions Albin Michel / Scribner, Simon & Schuster, Inc. New York / Stephen King / Audiolib. Traduit par OcÃ©ane Bies et Nadine Gassie (P)2016 Audiolib
Number one New York Times best-selling author and master of horror Stephen King teams up with Bev Vincent of Cemetery Dance to present a terrifying collection of 16 short stories (and one poem) that tap into one of Kingâs greatest fears - air travel - featuring brand-new stories by King and Joe Hill, âan expertly compiled collection of tales that entertain and scareâ (Booklist).Â Stephen King hates to fly, and he and co-editor Bev Vincent would like to share their fear of flying with you.Â Welcome to Flight or Fright, an anthology about all the things that can go horribly wrong when youâre suspended six miles in the air, hurtling through space at more than 500 mph, and sealed up in a metal tube (like - gulp! - a coffin) with hundreds of strangers. Here are all the ways your trip into the friendly skies can turn into a nightmare, including some weâll bet youâve never thought of before... but now you will the next time you walk down the jetway and place your fate in the hands of a total stranger.Â Featuring brand-new âstandoutsâ (Publishers Weekly) by Joe Hill and Stephen King, as well as 14 classic tales and one poem from the likes of Richard Matheson, Ray Bradbury, Roald Dahl, Dan Simmons, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and many others, Flight or Fright is, as King says, âideal airplane reading, especially on stormy descentsâ¦Even if you are safe on the ground, you might want to buckle up nice and tight.âÂ Each story is introduced by Stephen King and all will have you thinking twice about how you want to reach your final destination.Â
Â©2018 Stephen King, Bev Vincent (P)2018 Simon & Schuster Audio
A star-studded cast of readers present unabridged tales of horror and suspense from Stephen King's classic best-selling short story collection. This volume includes an Introduction by Stephen King, plus "Suffer the Children" read by Whoopi Goldberg; "Crouch End", Tim Curry; "Rainy Season", Yeardley Smith; "Dolan's Cadillac", Rob Lowe: "The House on Maple Street", Tabitha King; "Umney's Last Case", Robert B. Parker; "Head Down", Stephen King; and "Brooklyn August", Stephen J. Gould.
Â©1993 Stephen King (P)2009 Simon and Schuster
Du redoutable pouvoir de la fiction en gÃ©nÃ©ral et sur le lecteur en particulier : Carnets noirs joue sur l'Ã©troite dÃ©marcation qui sÃ©pare les fans de l'obsession. Attention ! Un Stephen King de haut vol. En prenant sa retraite, John Rothstein a plongÃ© dans le dÃ©sespoir les millions de lecteurs des aventures de Jimmy Gold. Rendu fou de rage par la disparition de son hÃ©ros favori, Morris Bellamy assassine le vieil Ã©crivain pour s'emparer de sa fortune, mais, surtout, de ses prÃ©cieux carnets de notes. Le bonheur dans le crime ? C'est compter sans les mauvais tours du destin... et la perspicacitÃ© du dÃ©tective Bill Hodges. AprÃ¨s Misery, King renoue avec un de ses thÃ¨mes de prÃ©dilection : l'obsession d'un fan. Dans ce formidable roman noir, oÃ¹ l'on retrouve les protagonistes de Mr Mercedes (prix Edgar Allan Poe du meilleur roman 2015), il rend un superbe hommage au pouvoir de la fiction, capable de susciter chez le lecteur le meilleur... ou le pire.
Â©2016 Ãditions Albin Michel. Traduit de par OcÃ©ane Bies et Nadine Gassie (P)2016 Audiolib
Only Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman, can imagine the horror of a good and angry man who fights back against bureaucracy when it threatens to destroy his vitality, home, and memories. Barton Dawes' unremarkable but comfortable existence suddenly takes a turn for the worst. A new highway extension is being built right over the laundry plant where he works - and right over his home. Dawes isn't the sort of man who will take an insult of this magnitude lying down. His steadfast determination to fight the inevitable course of progress drives his wife and friends away while he tries to face down the uncaring bureaucracy that has destroyed his life. This number-one national best seller includes an introduction by Stephen King on "The Importance of Being Bachman".
Â©1981 Richard Bachman (P)2013 Penguin Audio
In these newly collected essays, interviews, and speeches, world-renowned activist and scholar Angela Y. Davis illuminates the connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world.Â Reflecting on the importance of Black feminism, intersectionality, and prison abolitionism for today's struggles, Davis discusses the legacies of previous liberation struggles - from the Black freedom movement to the South African antiapartheid movement. She highlights connections and analyzes today's struggles against state terror, from Ferguson to Palestine.Â Facing a world of outrageous injustice, Davis challenges us to imagine and build the movement for human liberation. And in doing so, she reminds us that "freedom is a constant struggle."Â
Â©2016 Angela Davis (P)2016 Tantor
Consummate master of his craft, Stephen King has kept millions awake past midnight shivering at tales that probe the shadows and reveal the dark side. Now listeners can chill to this second dramatic unabridged production of short stories from his best selling book, Night Shift. It brings Stephen King's demonic stories fully to life - and the terror even closer to home. Dropout drifter Hall has crossed the country doing whatever comes his way. Working the "Graveyard Shift" in a decaying Massachusetts mill under a bullying foreman is just one more leg in his crazy quilt journey, until it leads to a nether realm where the Rat Queen defends her empire. Things are never as they seem, as "The Man Who Loved Flowers" proves one perfect Spring evening on the sidewalks of New York. In "The Last Rung on the Ladder" beautiful Kitty hangs from dizzying heights above a hideous fate and, in "Night Surf," a group of teenagers on a late summer beach watch the world end in a gruesome, viral whimper. The mind-numbing secrets of "Jerusalem's Lot" wait in an ancestral mansion where blood binds the Boone family to a timeless history of unspeakable evil.
Â©1976 Stephen King (P)1994 Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, A Division of Random House, Inc.
The little town of Castle Rock, Maine, has witnessed some strange events and unusual visitors over the years, but there is one story that has never been told...until now. There are three ways up to Castle View from the town of Castle Rock: Route 117, Pleasant Road, and the Suicide Stairs. Every day in the summer of 1974, 12-year-old Gwendy Peterson has taken the stairs, which are held by strong (if time-rusted) iron bolts and zigzag up the cliffside. At the top of the stairs, Gwendy catches her breath and listens to the shouts of the kids on the playground. From a bit farther away comes the chink of an aluminum bat hitting a baseball as the Senior League kids practice for the Labor Day charity game. One day a stranger calls to Gwendy: "Hey, girl. Come on over here for a bit. We ought to palaver, you and me." On a bench in the shade sits a man in black jeans, a black coat like for a suit, and a white shirt unbuttoned at the top. On his head is a small, neat black hat. The time will come when Gwendy has nightmares about that hat.... Journey back to Castle Rock again in this chilling new novella by Stephen King, best-selling author of The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, and Richard Chizmar, award-winning author of A Long December. This book will be a Cemetery Dance Publications exclusive with no other editions currently planned anywhere in the world! INCLUDES A CONVERSATION BETWEEN STEPHEN KING & RICHARD CHIZMAR!
Â©2017 Stephen King and Richard Chizmar. All rights reserved. "The Music Room" copyright 2016 Stephen King. All rights reserved. (P)2017 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.
A star-studded cast of readers present unabridged tales of horror and suspense from Stephen King's classic best-selling short story collection. This volume includes "Chattery Teeth", read by Kathy Bates; "My Pretty Pony", Jerry Garcia; "Sneakers", David Cronenberg; "Dedication", Lindsay Crouse; "The Doctor's Case", Tim Curry; "The Moving Finger", Eve Beglarian"; "The End of the Whole Mess", Matthew Broderick; "Home Delivery", Stephen King.
Â©1993 Stephen King (P)2009 Simon and Schuster
"L'homme en noir fuyait Ã travers le dÃ©sert, et le Pistolero le suivait..." Ce Pistolero, c'est Roland de Gilead, dernier justicier et aventurier d'un monde qui a "changÃ©" et dont il cherche Ã inverser la destruction programmÃ©e. Pour ce faire, il doit arracher au sorcier vÃªtu de noir les secrets qui le mÃ¨neront vers la Tour Sombre, Ã la croisÃ©e de tous les temps et de tous les lieux. Roland surmontera-t-il les piÃ¨ges diaboliques de cette crÃ©ature ? A-t-il conscience que son destin est inscrit dans trois cartes d'un jeu de tarot bien particulier ? Le Pistolero devra faire le pari de le dÃ©couvrir, et d'affronter la folie et la mort. Car il sait depuis le commencement que les voies de la Tour Sombre sont impÃ©nÃ©trables...
Â©1982 / 1992 / 2004 The Gunslinger / Stephen King (Titre original : The Dark Tower) / Pour la traduction franÃ§aise: Ãditions J'ai lu (P)2016 Ãditions Gallimard
Live fully as a Pagan every day of the year, not only on full moons and holidays. With practical tips for integrating earth-centered spirituality into every aspect of life, To Walk a Pagan Path shows you how to: Cultivate a meaningful Pagan practice by following seven simple steps Develop a sacred calendar customized for your beliefs, lifestyle, and environment Make daily activities sacred with quick and easy rituals Reclaim your place in the food cycle by producing a portion of your own food - even if you live in an apartment Express Pagan spirituality through a variety of craft projects: candles, scrying mirrors, solar wreaths, recipes, and more Create sacred relationships with animal familiars Â Â PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio. Â Â
Â©2013 Alaric Albertsson (P)2018 Tantor
King ou l'art d'enraciner dans les petits faits les plus insignifiants de la vie quotidienne le suspense et l'Ã©pouvante. Bazaar est au cÅur de Castle Rock, cette petite ville amÃ©ricaine oÃ¹ l'auteur a situÃ© nombre de ses thrillers tels Cujo, La Part des tÃ©nÃ¨bres ou Les Tommyknockers... Une poudriÃ¨re oÃ¹ s'accumulent et se dÃ©chaÃ®nent toute la violence et la dÃ©mence que recÃ¨le l'Ã¢me de chacun. Jusqu'Ã l'implosion. King ou l'art de rayer une ville de la carte par la seule force de la haine. De ces haines qui vous font mourir ou tuer.
Â©1997 Albin Michel. Traduit par William Desmond (P)2019 Audible Studios
Josie works until her arms ache, until the paramedics arrive and pull her gently away from the womanâs cold, fragile body. Noahâs voice cracks beside her as he calls the time of death for his own beloved mother.Â Arriving with her partner Noah for dinner at his familyâs immaculate countryside home, Detective Josie Quinn is devastated to find Noahâs mother, Colette, lying lifeless in the back garden, her mouth clogged with soil. Searching the house for answers, Josieâs team donât know what to make of the rosary beads buried in the dirt near the body or the hidden file labelled âDrew Prattâ, the small town of Dentonâs most famous missing person. As she delves deeper into Prattâs case, Josie quickly discovers he had a brother whose body mysteriously washed up on the banks of a river. Thereâs also a diary entry suggesting that Colette may have met him on the last day he was seen alive. Can Josie believe the unthinkable, that a kind old soul like Colette might have been involved in their murders? And will Josieâs new relationship with Noah survive the accusation? Josieâs only hope lies in tracking down Prattâs daughter. But when she arrives at her home to find sheâs been murdered just minutes before, Josie knows the real killer is one step ahead and wonât stop until Coletteâs secret is buried forever. With many more innocent lives on the line, how deep is Josie prepared dig to reach the truth? An absolutely gripping crime thriller that will have you up all night! If you love Angela Marsons, Robert Dugoni, or Rachel Caine youâre guaranteed to be hooked from the very first moment.
Â©2019 Lisa Regan (P)2019 Bookouture
Un phÃ©nomÃ¨ne inexplicable s'empare des femmes Ã travers la planÃ¨te : une sorte de cocon les enveloppe durant leur sommeil et si l'on tente de les rÃ©veiller, on prend le risque de les transformer en vÃ©ritables furies vengeresses. BientÃ´t, presque toutes les femmes sont touchÃ©es par la fiÃ¨vre Aurora et le monde est livrÃ© Ã la violence des hommes. Ã Dooling, petite ville des Appalaches, une seule femme semble immunisÃ©e contre cette maladie. Cas d'Ã©tude pour la science ou crÃ©ature dÃ©moniaque, la mystÃ©rieuse Evie Ã©chappera-t-elle Ã la fureur des hommes dans un monde qui les prive soudainement de femmes ?
Â©2017 / 2018 Ãditions Albin Michel / Ãdition originale chez Scribner, Simon & Schuster, Inc. / Stephen King & Owen King (P)2018 Audiolib
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle lives in an upside-down house and smells like cookies. She was even married to a pirate once. Most of all, she knows everything about children. She can cure them of any ailment. Patsy hates baths. Hubert never puts anything away. Allen eats v-e-r-y slowly. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle has a treatment for all of them.
Â©1947 Betty MacDonald, Renewed 1975 Donald C. MacDonald (P)2003 Random House, Inc., Listening Library, An Imprint Of The Random House Audio Publishing Group
ÃchouÃ© sur une plage peuplÃ©e de monstres, gravement blessÃ©, Roland de Gilead se retrouve face aux trois portes qui jalonnent sa route vers la Tour Sombre, son but ultime. Par elles, il parcourra l'espace-temps, rencontrera trois compagnons insolites et reverra Jake, cet enfant dont le souvenir le hante et qui semble nÃ©cessaire Ã sa quÃªte. Alors que le temps devenu fou joue contre lui et les siens, le Pistolero saura-t-il dÃ©masquer ses noirs ennemis, magiciens et dÃ©mons, liguÃ©s pour s'emparer de la Tour ? Est-il prÃªt pour cela Ã partager son idÃ©al, en s'en remettant au ka - le destin ? C'est pour lui l'heure de vÃ©ritÃ©. Jacques Frantz nous emporte dans les aventures haletantes et cruelles de Roland, hÃ©ros d'un univers fantastique et captivant.
Â©1987 / 1991 / 2004 Stephen King / Ãditions J'ai lu. Traduit par Marie de PrÃ©monville et GÃ©rard Lebec (P)2017 Ãditions Gallimard
On an island off the coast of Maine, a man is found dead. There's no identification on the body. Only the dogged work of a pair of local newspapermen and a graduate student in forensics turns up any clues. But that's just the beginning of the mystery. Because the more they learn about the man and the baffling circumstances of his death, the less they understand. Was it an impossible crime? Or something stranger still...? No one but Stephen King could tell this story about the darkness at the heart of the unknown and our compulsion to investigate the unexplained. With echoes of Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon and the work of Graham Greene, one of the world's great storytellers presents a surprising tale that explores the nature of mystery itself.
Â©2005 Stephen King (P)2005 Simon & Schuster Inc. All rights reserved. AUDIOWORKS is an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division.
The chilling novella featured in Stephen King's New York Times best-selling short story collection Full Dark, No Stars - soon to be a Netflix original film starring Thomas Jane and Molly Parker. A violence awakens inside a man when his wife proposes selling off the family homestead, setting in motion a grisly train of murder and madness.
Â©2002 Stephen King (P)2017 S&S Audio
Roland de Gilead et ses compagnons Eddie et Susannah poursuivent leur chemin en direction des Terres Perdues, nouvelle Ã©tape vers la Tour Sombre. Or le Pistolero perdra l'esprit s'il ne sauve pas Jake, ce garÃ§on qu'il a dÃ©jÃ trahi mais qu'il n'oublie pas. Comment le ramener vers l'Entre-Deux-Mondes aride et pÃ©rilleux dans lequel ils cheminent?? Il existe peut-Ãªtre une clÃ© Ã cette Ã©nigme, une clÃ© que seul Eddie peut faÃ§onner. Il leur faudra dÃ¨s lors traverser Lud, citÃ© livrÃ©e au chaos, et affronter Blaine, le monorail fou, dont ils devront dÃ©jouer les piÃ¨ges, au risque d'y perdre la vie... et d'Ã©chouer dans cette quÃªte devenue leur raison d'Ãªtre.
Â©1992 / 2004 Ãditions J'ai lu (P)2017 Ãditions Gallimard
A star-studded cast of readers present unabridged tales of horror and suspense from Stephen King's classic best-selling short story collection. This volume includes "It Grows on You", read by Stephen King; "The Fifth Quarter", by Gary Sinese; "You Know They Got a Hell of a Band", Grace Slick; "The Night Flier", Frank Muller; "Popsy", Joe Mantegna; "Sorry, Right Number", full cast; "The Ten O'Clock People", Joe Morton; "Notes", Stephen King; "The Begger & the Diamond", Domenic Cuskern.
Â©1993 Stephen King (P)2009 Simon & Schuster
Roland et ses amis pistoleros, dÃ©sormais indÃ©fectiblement liÃ©s, continuent de cheminer le long du Sentier du Rayon. C'est lÃ que des Ã©missaires de la vallÃ©e de La Calla - un prÃªtre dÃ©froquÃ© au passÃ© mouvementÃ©, trois fermiers et un robot gÃ©ant - viennent les trouver et leur demandent assistance : les Loups de Tonne-foudre, des crÃ©atures monstrueuses qui arrachent les enfants Ã leurs familles pour les renvoyer dÃ©cÃ©rÃ©brÃ©s, dÃ©ciment la communautÃ©. Les pistoleros sauront-ils voir que, s'ils Ã©pousent la cause de La Calla, ils pourraient bien se rapprocher plus qu'ils ne le croient de leur but ultime, la Tour Sombre et ses mystÃ¨res ?
Â©2004 Stephen King. Les Ã©ditions Flammarion pour la traduction franÃ§aise. Traduit par Marie de PrÃ©monville (P)2019 Audible Studios
Prisonniers de Blaine, le monorail fou lancÃ© Ã pleine vitesse, Roland et ses amis filent vers leur destin et, espÃ¨rent-ils, la Tour Sombre, leur but ultime. Les Ã©preuves ne font pourtant que commencer pour eux, puisqu'ils devront dÃ©jouer les piÃ¨ges du train infernal pour affronter le Mal aux multiples visages - jusque dans leurs souvenirs et leurs rÃªves, peuplÃ©s de signes et de messages qu'ils sont bien en mal de dÃ©chiffrer. Ils savent dÃ©sormais qu'ils doivent protÃ©ger la Rose, rÃ©ceptacle de tout ce que le monde compte encore de magique et de pur, et combattre l'odieux Roi Cramoisi. Les pistoleros ne sont pas au bout de leurs peines... >> Ce livre audio en version intÃ©grale vous est proposÃ© en exclusivitÃ© par Audible et est uniquement disponible en tÃ©lÃ©chargement.
Â©2004 Ãditions J'ai lu (P)2018 Ãditions Gallimard
Duma Key, une Ã®le de Floride Ã la troublante beautÃ©, hantÃ©e par des forces mystÃ©rieuses. Elles ont pu faire d'Edgar Freemantle un artiste cÃ©lÃ¨bre, mais s'il ne les anÃ©antit pas trÃ¨s vite, ce sont elles qui auront sa peau ! Dans la lignÃ©e d' Histoire de Lisey ou de Sac d'os, un King subtilement terrifiant, sur le pouvoir destructeur de l'art et de la crÃ©ation.
Â©2009 Pour la traduction franÃ§aise et (P)200 9
Prequel to the USA Today best-selling and Goodreads Choice finalist Stolen Songbird. Below Forsaken Mountain, a plot is being hatched to overthrow the tyrant king of Trollus, and Marc is the right-hand man of its leader. His involvement is information more than one troll would kill to possess, which is why he must keep it a secret from everyone, even the girl he loves. After accidentally ruining her sister's chance to become queen, PÃ©nÃ©lope is given one last opportunity by her father, the Duke d'AngoulÃªme, to make herself useful: she must find proof that the boy she's in love with is conspiring against the crown. If she fails, her life will be forfeit. Marc and PÃ©nÃ©lope must navigate the complex politics of Trollus, where powers on all sides are intent on using them as pawns, forcing them to risk everything for a chance at a life together. Except being together may turn out to be the greatest risk of all.
Â©2017 Danielle L. Jensen (P)2017 Audible, Inc.
Consummate master of his craft, Stephen King has kept millions awake past midnight shivering at tales that probe the shadows and reveal the dark side. Now listeners can chill to this dramatic unabridged production of 6 short stories from his best-selling book, Night Shift. It brings Stephen King's demonic stories fully to life - and the terror even closer to home. Lying on the couch in Dr. Harper's office, keeping a close watch on the closet door, Lester Billings relates the bizarre tale of "The Boogeyman" who has taken his children's lives. In "I Know What You Need," a pretty college co-ed finds the perfect lover while on a campus in Maine. A young man thrills to the eerie mists of a murderous "Strawberry Spring." A winter storm hits and a group of old codgers who regularly gather around the Reliable at Henry's Nite-Owl discover the gruesome fate of an old crony in the title story, "Gray Matter." A son, horrified by the grim indignity of death, struggles with his love for "The Woman in the Room," while a hit man, back from a successful assignment, finds himself besieged by a toy army that turns his New York penthouse into a deadly "Battleground."
Â©1976 Stephen King (P)1995 Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, A Division of Random House, Inc.
Erin Hunter's number one nationally best-selling Warriors series continues in Warriors: Omen of the Stars. The final book in this fourth series, Warriors: Omen of the Stars #6: The Last Hope, brings more adventure, intrigue, and thrilling battles to the epic world of the warrior Clans. The battle between the Dark Forest and the warrior Clans has arrived. Jayfeather, Lionblaze, and Dovewing wait desperately for the fourth cat who is prophesied to help them - and who may be their only hope for survival.
Â©2012 Erin Hunter (P)2020 HarperCollins
From the author of dozens of number-one New York Times best sellers and the creator of many unforgettable movies comes a vivid, intelligent, and nostalgic journey through three decades of horror as experienced through the eyes of the most popular writer in the genre. In 1981, years before he sat down to tackle On Writing, Stephen King decided to address the topic of what makes horror horrifying and what makes terror terrifying. Here, in 10 brilliant chapters, King delivers one colorful observation after another about the great stories, books, and films that comprise the horror genreâfrom Frankenstein and Dracula to The Exorcist, The Twilight Zone, and Earth vs. The Flying Sacuers. With the insight and good humor his fans appreciated in On Writing, Danse Macabre is an enjoyable entertaining tour through Stephen Kingâs beloved world of horror.
Â©2010 Stephen King (P)2010 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
Louis Creed, un jeune mÃ©decin de Chicago, vient s'installer avec sa famille Ã Ludlow, petite bourgade du Maine. Leur voisin, le vieux Jud Grandall, les emmÃ¨ne visiter le pittoresque "simetierre" oÃ¹ des gÃ©nÃ©rations d'enfants ont enterrÃ© leurs animaux familiers. Mais, au-delÃ de ce "simetierre", tout au fond de la forÃªt, se trouvent les terres sacrÃ©es des Indiens, lieu interdit qui sÃ©duit pourtant par ses monstrueuses promesses. Un drame atroce va bientÃ´t dÃ©chirer l'existence des Creed, et l'on se retrouve happÃ© dans un suspense cauchemardesque...
Une plongÃ©e dans un monde paranormal et horrifique, aussi rÃ©jouissante qu'angoissante. Simetierre, classÃ© au premier rang des best-sellers mondiaux, a Ã©tÃ© portÃ© au cinÃ©ma Ã deux reprises.
Â©1983 / 1985 Pet Sematary Stephen King, Doubleday & Company, New York / Ãditions Albin Michel, pour la traduction franÃ§aise (P)2019 Audiolib
Pendant vingt-cinq ans, Lisey a partagÃ© les secrets et les angoisses de son mari. Romancier cÃ©lÃ¨bre, Scott Landon Ã©tait un homme extrÃªmement complexe et tourmentÃ©. Il avait tentÃ© de lui ouvrir la porte du lieu, Ã la fois terrifiant et salvateur, oÃ¹ il puisait son inspiration. A sa mort, dÃ©semparÃ©e, Lisey s'immerge dans les papiers laissÃ©s par Scott, s'enfonÃ§ant toujours plus loin dans les tÃ©nÃ¨bres qu'il frÃ©quentait... Histoire de Lisey est le roman le plus personnel et le plus puissant de Stephen King. Une histoire troublante, obsessionnelle, bouleversante, mais aussi une rÃ©flexion fascinante sur les sources de la crÃ©ation, la tentation de la folie et le langage secret de l'amour. Un chef d'Åuvre, lu avec brio par Marie Bouvier.
Â©2006/2007 Stephen King Albin Michel (P)2020 Audiolb
A fellow named Richard Bachman wrote Blaze in 1973 on an Olivetti typewriter, then turned the machine over to Stephen King, who used it to write Carrie. Bachman died in 1985 (from "cancer of the pseudonym"), but in late 2006, King found the original typescript of Blaze among his papers at the University of Maine's Fogler Library ("How did this get here?!") and decided that, with a little revision, it ought to be published. Blaze is the story of Clayton Blaisdell, Jr., and of the crimes committed against him and the crimes he commits, including his last, the kidnapping of a baby heir worth millions. Blaze has been a slow thinker since childhood, when his father threw him down the stairs and then threw him down again. After escaping an abusive institution for boys when he was a teenager, Blaze hooks up with George, a seasoned criminal who thinks he has all the answers. But then George is killed, and Blaze, though haunted by his partner, is on his own. He becomes one of the most sympathetic criminals in all of literature. This is a crime story of surprising strength and sadness, with a suspenseful current sustained by the classic workings of fate and character, as taut and riveting as Stephen King's The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon.
Â©2007 Stephen King (P)2007 Simon and Schuster Inc. All rights reserved.
Il a suffi de quelques jours au charismatique RÃ©vÃ©rend Charles Jacobs pour ensorceler les habitants de Harlow dans le Maine. Et plus que tout autre, le petit Jamie. Car l'homme et l'enfant ont une passion commune : l'Ã©lectricitÃ©. Trente ans plus tard, Jamie, guitariste de rock rongÃ© par l'alcool et la drogue, est devenu une Ã©pave. Jusqu'Ã ce qu'il croise Ã nouveau le chemin de Jacobs et dÃ©couvre que le mot "revival" a plus d'un sens... Et qu'il y a bien des faÃ§ons de renaÃ®tre ! Addiction, fanatisme, religion, expÃ©rimentations scientifiques... un roman Ã©lectrique sur ce qui se cache de l'autre cÃ´tÃ© du miroir. Hommage Ã Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne et Lovecraft, un King d'anthologie. >> Ce livre audio en version intÃ©grale vous est proposÃ© en exclusivitÃ© par Audible et est uniquement disponible en tÃ©lÃ©chargement.
Â©2015 Albin Michel. Traduit de l'anglais par Nadine Gassie et OcÃ©ane Bies (P)2017 Audible Studios
2016 Audie Award Finalist for Original Work A classic Stephen King short story from the best-selling collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams!Â Alden McCausland and his mother are what they call âaccident richâ; thanks to an unexpected life-insurance policy payout and a winning Big Maine Millions scratcher, Alden and his Ma are able to spend their summers down by Lake Abenaki, idly drinking their days away in a three-room cabin with an old dock and a lick of a beach.Â Across the lake, they can see what âreal richâ looks like: the Massimo familyâs Twelve Pines Camp, the big white mansion with guest house and tennis court that Aldenâs Ma says is paid for by âill-gotten gainsâ courtesy of Massimo Construction. When Aldenâs holiday-weekend sparklers and firecrackers set off what over the next few years comes to be known as the 4th of July Arms Race, he learns how far he and the Massimos will go to win an annual neighborly rivalry - one that lands Alden in the Castle County jail.Â Read by beloved Down East storyteller Tim Sample - praised by Stephen King for his âwit and talent and good-heartednessâ - Drunken Fireworks makes for explosive audio listening.Â
Â©2015 Stephen King (P)2015 Simon & Schuster
Depuis la mort de sa femme, Dean Evers trompe l'ennui de ses vieux jours devant les matchs de baseball Ã la tÃ©lÃ©vision. Quand soudain, dans les gradins, il dÃ©couvre au cÅur de la foule un visage surgi du passÃ©. Quelqu'un qui ne devrait pas Ãªtre lÃ , au stade... ni mÃªme parmi les vivants. Soir aprÃ¨s soir, Dean se laisse hypnotiser par les visages de ceux qu'il n'espÃ©rait - ou ne voulait - plus voir. Mais le pire est Ã venir... Â Stephen King, le maÃ®tre du fantastique, et son acolyte Stewart O'Nan tordent le quotidien et le rÃ©alisme jusqu'Ã leur point de rupture, avec brio, naturellement.
Â©2014 Bragelonne (P)2015 Hardigan
This collection of short stories from the master of modern fiction is available only as an audiobook. In Blood and Smoke, Stephen King takes us inside a world of yearning and paranoia, isolation and addiction. It is the world of the smoker. In this audio-only collection, the now politically incorrect habit plays a key role in the fates of three different men in three unabridged stories of unfiltered suspense. In Lunch at the Gotham CafÃ©, Steve Davis is suffering through intense withdrawal - from both nicotine and his wife. His desperation for a cigarette and for his ex are almost too much to bear, but that's nothing compared to the horrors that await him at a trendy Manhattan restaurant. In 1408, Mike Enslin, best selling author of "true" ghost stories, decides to spend the night in New York City's most haunted hotel room. But he must live to write about it without the help of his ex best-friends, his trusty smokes. And in In the Deathroom, a man named Fletcher is held captive in a Central American stronghold. His captors will use any torturous means necessary to extract the information they want from him. His only hope lies with his last request - one last cigarette, please. Features the tale 1408, now a Dimension Films motion picture starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson.
Â©2000 Stephen King, All Rights Reserved (P)2000 Simon & Schuster Inc., All Rights Reserved, AUDIOWORKS Is an Imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Imaginez une brume qui s'abat soudainement sur une petite ville, une brume si Ã©paisse que les clients d'un supermarchÃ© hÃ©sitent Ã en ressortir. Il n'en faut pas davantage au maÃ®tre de l'Ã©pouvante pour nous plonger dans le cauchemar avec un rÃ©alisme hallucinant. Chacune des nouvelles de ce volume possÃ¨de le mÃªme pouvoir ensorcelant.
Vous serez terrifiÃ© par un petit singe en peluche qui joue des cymbales. Vous redouterez de voir surgir le fantÃ´me d'un... camion. Vous saurez de quoi est capable un naufragÃ© solitaire, lorsque la faim le tenaille et que la drogue dÃ©cuple son courage. L'art de faire surgir l'effrayant ou le surnaturel au cÅur d'un monde rassurant et prosaÃ¯que...
Les superbes dÃ©cors du Maine, oÃ¹ vit Stephen King, se rÃ©vÃ¨lent une fois encore peuplÃ©s de sortilÃ¨ges et de malÃ©dictions.
Â©1985 / 1987 Stephen King / Ãditions Albin Michel. Traduit de l'amÃ©ricain par MichÃ¨le PressÃ© et Serge Quadruppani (P)2019 Audible Studios
Playing upon our most primal fears, Stephen King draws us into his sinister world - a place where sane men and women see their lives shattered, their realities distorted and destroyed. Now, listeners can probe even deeper into the mind of the master storyteller of the macabre, with this third unabridged production of 5 classic short stories, from King's best selling collection, Night Shift. Harold Parkette disposes of his lawnmower after his neighbor's cat dies a gruesome death. But the "Lawnmower Man" he hires to do the job proves more than Harold bargained for. A police officer begins to suspect that a series of grisly industrial accidents is no coincidence in "The Mangler." At "Quitter's Inc." a smoker soon discovers that they'll truly stop at nothing to make sure their customers kick the habit. A betrayed husband goes out on "The Ledge" when he takes vengeance into his own hands. And in "Sometimes They Come Back," the concept of alumni is given new meaning when a high school teacher, haunted by the past, is assigned 3 new students who seem eerily familiar.
Â©1976 Stephen King (P)1995 Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, A Division of Random House, Inc.
Les clowns vous ont toujours fait peur ? L'atmosphÃ¨re des fÃªtes foraines vous angoisse ? Alors, un petit conseil : ne vous aventurez pas sur une grande roue un soir d'orage... MÃªlant suspense, terreur, nostalgie, Ã©motion, un superbe King dans la lignÃ©e de Stand by me.
Â©2013 / 2014 Titre original : "JOYLAND" chez Titan books, Stephen King / Albin Michel (P)2014 Audiolib
In the emotional aftermath of her baby's sudden death, Em starts running. Soon she runs from her husband, to the airport, down to the Florida Gulf, and out to the loneliest stretch of Vermillion Key, where her father has offered the use of a conch shack he has kept there for years. Em keeps up her running - barefoot on the beach, sneakers on the road - and sees virtually no one. This is doing her all kinds of good, until one day she makes the mistake of looking into the driveway of a man named Pickering. Pickering also enjoys the privacy of Vermillion Key, but the young women he brings there suffer the consequences. Will Em be next?
Â©2008 Stephen King (P)2008 Simon and Schuster, Inc.
Vous Ãªtes-vous dÃ©jÃ demandÃ© ce qui se passait aprÃ¨s minuit ? Tout bascule. Le temps se courbe, s'Ã©tire, se replie ou se brise en emportant parfois un morceau de rÃ©el. Et qu'arrive-t-il Ã celui qui regarde, les yeux Ã©carquillÃ©s, la vitre entre rÃ©el et irrÃ©el juste avant qu'elle explose et que des aiguilles de verre se mettent Ã voler en tous sens ? Les cauchemars de Stephen King vous empÃªcheront longtemps de dormir juste aprÃ¨s minuit. Minuit 1 : L'heure oÃ¹ un avion peut atterrir dans le nÃ©ant, le monde des Langoliers. Minuit 2 : L'heure oÃ¹ un Ã©crivain peut rencontrer son double, dans un jardin trÃ¨s secret d'oÃ¹ l'on ne revient pas. AprÃ¨s minuit, c'est toujours l'heure de Stephen King.
Â©1992 Albin Michel. Traduit de l'amÃ©ricain par William Olivier Desmond (P)2019 Audible Studios
Now a Lifetime original movie, Stephen King's haunting story about an author of a series of mystery novels who tries to reconcile her old life with her life after a horrific attack and the one thing that can save her: Revenge. Tess Thorne, a famous mystery writer, faces a long drive home following a book signing engagement. Advised to take a shortcut at the suggestion of the eventâs planner, Tess sets out for home, well after dark. On a lonely stretch of New England road, her tire blows out, and when a man in a pick up stops, it is not to help her, but to repeatedly assault her and leave her for dead. Tess survives, and she plots a revenge that will bring her face-to-face with another stranger: the one inside herself, capable of gruesome violence
Â©2014 Stephen King (P)2014 Simon & Schuster Audio
Tapping into our primal fears of modern technology, which made Cell a number-one best seller, Stephen King sets his sights on the latest high-tech gadget in UR, in which a mysterious e-book reader opens a disturbing window into other worlds. Reeling from a painful break-up, English instructor and avid book lover Wesley Smith is haunted by his ex-girlfriend's parting shot: "Why can't you just read off the computer like everyone else?" He buys an e-book reader out of spite, but soon finds he can use the device to glimpse realities he had never before imagined, discovering literary riches beyond his wildest dreams...and all-too-human tragedies that surpass his most terrible nightmares. From vintage cars (Christine and From a Buick 8) to household appliances (Maximum Overdrive) to exercise equipment (Stationary Bike), Stephen King has mesmerized us with tales of apparently ordinary machines that take on lives of their own. UR gives this classic theme an up-to-the-minute spin, resulting in a horror masterpiece for our time and for the ages.
Â©2010 Stephen King (P)2010 Simon & Schuster
"Souvenez-vous, Ã§a revient sous les traits d'un enfant." Un gamin diabolique qui provoque immanquablement la disparition de vos proches, un sale gosse qui a conduit le comptable George Hallas dans le couloir de la mort. Et qui pourrait bien un jour croiser votre chemin...
Â©2014 Edition originale : Stephen King. Traduction franÃ§aise : Editions Albin Michel S.A. (P)2014 Audiolib
Ramona's life changes the moment Howie Kemp's mysterious uncle arrives from Saudi Arabia. Howie and his sister, Willa Jean, talk only about Uncle Hobart. Ramona's mother makes secret phone calls and stops eating dessert, and Aunt Bea is hiding something, too. Whatever surprises are in store, Ramona is determined to be happy and helpful. Whether she's pleasant or pesty, brave or blunderful, she's always wonderful Ramona - forever!
Â©1984 Beverly Cleary (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Love Me Not by M. J. Arlidge, read by Elizabeth Bower. She Loves Me A woman's body lies in the road. At first it looks like a tragic accident. But when Helen Grace arrives on the scene it's clear she's looking at a coldblooded killing. But why would anyone target a much-loved wife and mother? She Loves Me Not Across town, a shopkeeper is killed while his customers are left unharmed. But what lies behind the killer's choices? She Loves Me Who lives? Who dies? Who's next? The clock is ticking. She Loves Me Not If Helen can't solve this deadly puzzle then more blood will be shed. But any mistake and it might be her own....
Â©2017 M. J. Arlidge (P)2017 Penguin Books Ltd.
What is it about the cat that captivates the creative imagination? No other creature has inspired so many authors to take pen to page. Mystery, horror, science fiction, and fantasy stories have all been written about cats. From legendary editor Ellen Datlow comes Tails of Wonder and Imagination, showcasing 40 cat tales by some of today's most popular authors. With uncollected stories by Stephen King, Carol Emshwiller, Tanith Lee, Peter S. Beagle, Elizabeth Hand, Dennis Danvers, and Theodora Goss and a previously unpublished story by Susanna Clarke, plus feline-centric fiction by Neil Gaiman, Kelly Link, George R. R. Martin, Lucius Shepard, Joyce Carol Oates, Graham Joyce, Catherynne M. Valente, Michael Marshall Smith, and many others. Tails of Wonder and Imagination features more than 200,000 words of stories in which cats are heroes and stories in which they're villains; tales of domestic cats, tigers, lions, mythical part-cat beings, people transformed into cats, cats transformed into people. And yes, even a few cute cats. Table of Contents: "Through the Looking Glass (excerpt)" - Lewis Carroll"No Heaven Will Not Ever Heaven Be..." - A. R. Morlan "The Price" - Neil Gaiman "Dark Eyes, Faith, and Devotion" - Charles de Lint "Not Waving" - Michael Marshall Smith "Catch" - Ray Vukcevich "The Manticore Spell" - Jeffrey Ford "Catskin" - Kelly Link "Mieze Corrects an Incomplete Representation of Reality" - Michaela Roessner "Guardians" - George R. R. Martin "Life Regarded as a Jigsaw Puzzle of Highly Lustrous Cats" - Michael Bishop "Gordon, the Self-Made Cat" - Peter S. Beagle "The Jaguar Hunter" - Lucius Shepard "Arthur's Lion" - Tanith Lee "Pride" - Mary A. Turzillo "The Burglar Takes a Cat" - Lawrence Block "The White Cat" - Joyce Carol Oates "Returns" - Jack Ketchum "Puss-Cat" - Reggie Oliver "Cat in Glass" - Nancy Etchemendy "Coyote Peyote" - Carole Nelson Douglas "The Poet and the Inkmaker's Daughter" - Elizabeth Hand "The Night of the Tiger" - Stephen King "Every Angel is Terrifying" - John Kessel "Candia" - Graham Joyce "Mbo" - Nicholas Royle "Bean Bag Cats(R)" - Edward Bryant "Antiquities" - John Crowley "The Manticore's Tale" - Catherynne M. Valente "In Carnation" - Nancy Springer "Old Foss is the Name of His Cat" - David Sandner "A Safe Place to Be" - Carol Emshwiller "Nine Lives to Live" - Sharyn McCrumb "Tiger Kill" - Kaaron Warren "Something Better than Death" - Lucy Sussex "Dominion" - Christine Lucas "Tiger in the Snow" - Daniel Wynn Barber "The Dweller in High Places" - Susanna Clarke "Healing" - Benjamin Dennis Danvers "The Puma" - Theodora Goss
Â©2010 Ellen Datlow (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
Forget the speculation of pundits and media personalities. For anyone asking "Now what?" the answer is out there. You just have to know where to look. In his 2005 book, The Long Emergency, James Howard Kunstler described the global predicaments that would pitch the USA into political and economic turmoil in the 21st century - the end of affordable oil, climate irregularities, and flagging economic growth, to name a few. Now, he returns with a book that takes an up-close-and-personal approach to how real people are living now - surviving The Long Emergency as it happens. Through his popular blog, Clusterf**ck Nation, Kunstler has had the opportunity to connect with people from across the country. Theyâve shared their stories with him - sometimes over years of correspondence - and in Living in the Long Emergency: Global Crisis, the Failure of the Futurists, and the Early Adapters Who Are Showing Us the Way Forward, he shares them with us, offering an eye-opening and unprecedented look at whatâs really going on "out there" in the US - and beyond. Coming from all walks of life, the individuals youâll meet in these pages have one thing in common: their stories acutely illustrate the changing realities real people are facing - and coping with - every day. In profiles of their fascinating lives, Kunstler paints vivid, human portraits that offer a âslice of lifeâ from people whose struggles and triumphs all too often go ignored. With personal accounts from a Vermont baker, homesteaders, a building contractor in the Baltimore ghetto, a white nationalist, and many more, Living in the Long Emergency is a unique and timely exploration of how the lives of everyday Americans are being transformed, for better and for worse, and what these stories tell us both about the future and about human perseverance.
Â©2020 James Howard Kunstler (P)2020 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.
Revisit the famous and fantastic realms conjured up by the world's most celebrated authors of fantasy in Legends - the greatest collection of original fantasy short novels ever published, where the best of the best tell all-new original tales set in the lands they created. Each audiobook presents the novels complete and unabridged, and will be sensational listening for the millions of fans of these writers and worlds. In Legends, Volume One, Stephen King presents an untold chapter from his Dark Tower series wherein we follow Roland the Gunslinger along his epic quest for an elusive magician in The Little Sisters of Eluria. It is performed by Frank Muller. Robert Silverberg returns to Majipoor and Lord Valentine's astonishing adventure in an ancient tomb in The Seventh Shrine. It is performed by Sam Tsoutouvas. The Legends audiobook series will span four audio volumes. Volume Two has stories from: Robert Jordan, Terry Pratchett, and Orson Scott Card, performed, by Sam Tsoutsouvas, Kathryn Walker and Frank Muller, respectively. Volume Three has Terry Goodkind, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Tad Williams. Volume Four, available in April 1999, has Anne McCaffrey, George R.R. Martin, and Raymond E. Feist.
Â©1998 Stephen King (P)1998 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., All Rights Reserved. Harper Audio, a division of HarperCollins Publishers
"The face of the man in the black suit grows ever clearer, ever closer, and I remember every word he said. I don't want to think of him, but I can't help it, and sometimes at night my old heart beats so hard and so fast I think it will tear itself right clear of my chest." A haunting recollection of a mysterious boyhood event, The Man in the Black Suit, read by John Cullum, leads off this masterful collection from Stephen King. Other dark tales include: All That You Love Will Be Carried Away, read by Peter Gerety, in which a man checks into a Lincoln, Nebraska Motel 6 to find the meaning in his life; That Feeling, You Can Only Say What It Is in French, read by Becky Ann Baker, presents the ultimate case of deja vu; and The Death of Jack Hamilton, read by Arliss Howard, a blistering tale of Depression-era outlaws on the run. Whether writing about encounters with the dead or the near-dead, or about the mundane dreads of life, Stephen King's The Man in the Black Suit is a gripping, intense listen.
Â©2002 Stephen King, All Rights Reserved (P)2002 Simon & Schuster Inc., All Rights Reserved, AUDIOWORKS Is an Imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, Simon & Schuster Inc.
Mile 81 is Stand by Me meets Christine - the story of an insatiable car and a heroic kid. At Mile 81 on the Maine turnpike is a boarded-up rest stop, a place where high-school kids drink and get into the kind of trouble high-school kids have always gotten into. Itâs the place where Pete Simmons goes when his older brother, whoâs supposed to be looking out for him, heads off to the gravel pit to play âparatroopers over the side.â Pete, armed only with the magnifying glass he got for his 10th birthday, finds a discarded bottle of vodka in the boarded up burger shack and drinks enough to pass out. Not much later, a mud-covered station wagon (which is strange because there hadnât been any rain in New England for over a week) veers into the Mile 81 rest area, ignoring the sign that says âclosed, no servicesâ. The driverâs door opens, but nobody gets out. Doug Clayton, an insurance man from Bangor, is driving his Prius to a conference in Portland. On the backseat are his briefcase and suitcase and in the passenger bucket is a King James Bible, what Doug calls âthe ultimate insurance manualâ, but it isnât going to save Doug when he decides to be the Good Samaritan and help the guy in the broken down wagon. He pulls up behind it, puts on his four-ways, and then notices that the wagon has no plates. Ten minutes later, Julianne Vernon, pulling a horse trailer, spots the Prius and the wagon, and pulls over. Julianne finds Doug Claytonâs cracked cell phone near the wagon door - and gets too close herself. By the time Pete Simmons wakes up from his vodka nap, there are a half a dozen cars at the Mile 81 rest stop. Two kids - Rachel and Blake Lussier - and one horse named Deedee are the only living left. Unless you maybe count the wagon.
Â©2012 The Storyville Company, LLC. (P)2012 Simon & Schuster
Par curiositÃ©, par amusement, par amour peut-Ãªtre, Jessie s'est longtemps prÃªtÃ©e aux bizarreries sexuelles de Gerald, son mari. Puis un jour, elle s'est rebellÃ©e. DÃ©battue. Avec une violence qu'elle ne soupÃ§onnait pas. Et Ã prÃ©sent la voilÃ nue, enchaÃ®nÃ©e Ã un lit, dans une maison perdue, loin de tout. Un cadavre Ã ses pieds... Un mauvais rÃªve ? Non. L'horreur ne fait que commencer. Et jamais le maÃ®tre de l'Ã©pouvante ne nous a encore emmenÃ©s aussi loin dans la terrifiante exploration de nos phobies et de nos cauchemars...
Â©1992 / 1993 Stephen King / Albin Michel. Traduit de l'amÃ©ricain par Mimi et Isabelle Perrin (P)2019 Audible Studios
The Vampire Archives is the biggest, hungriest, undeadliest collection of vampire stories, as well as the most comprehensive bibliography of vampire fiction ever assembled. Dark, stormy, and delicious, once it sinks its teeth into you thereâs no escape.Â Vampires! Whether imagined by Bram Stoker or Anne Rice, they are part of the human lexicon and as old as blood itself. They are your neighbors, your friends, and they are always lurking. Now Otto Penzlerâeditor of the best-selling Black Lizard Big Book of Pulpsâhas compiled the darkest, the scariest, and by far the most evil collection of vampire stories ever, with over 80 stories, including the works of Stephen King and D. H. Lawrence, alongside Lord Byron and Tanith Lee, not to mention Edgar Allan Poe and Harlan Ellison. The Vampire Archives will drive a stake through the heart of any other collection out there.Â Other contributors include Arthur Conan Doyle, Ray Bradbury, Ambrose Bierce, H. P. Lovecraft, Harlan Ellison, Roger Zelazny, Robert Bloch, and Clive Barker.
Â©2009 Otto Penzler (P)2011 Random House
On February 2, 2002, Stephen King, Pat Conroy, John Grisham, and Peter Straub gathered at New York's Town Hall for a very special evening. These four best selling authors stepped up to the microphone to raise money for one of the most recognizable voices in audiobooks, Frank Muller, an actor who sustained terrible injuries from a motorcycle accident. Muller, who has recorded hundreds of novels, including many by these authors, may never work again. This once-in-a-lifetime event is captured here, and 100% of all profits will be donated to The Wavedancer Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports Frank Muller and other artists who fall prey to illness or injury and can no longer perform. Grisham kicks off the evening with a heartfelt reading of an excerpt from his blockbuster best seller The Summons. He's followed by Straub who captivates the audience with a hair-raising episode from Black House, the latest thriller he co-authored with Stephen King. King changes pace with a joyful reading of his classic short story The Revenge of Lardass Hogan. Finally, Conroy engages the audience in a hilarious chat on the art of writing. A unique program that pays tribute to a true master craftsman, this audiobook is an unforgettable listening experience. Browse the Frank Muller page.
Â©2002 Wavedancer Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved (P)2002 Simon and Schuster Inc. All rights reserved. AUDIOWORKS is an imprint of Simon and Schuster Audio Division; 16 9; 1983 Stephen King. Used with permission of Penguin, Putnam, Inc.; 2001 Stephen King and Peter Straub. Used with permission of Random House, Inc.; 2002 John Grisham. Used with permission of Random House, Inc.
The first three volumes of The Best Horror of the Year have been widely praised for their quality, variety, and comprehensiveness. With tales from Laird Barron, Stephen King, John Langan, Peter Straub, and many others, and featuring Datlowâs comprehensive overview of the year in horror, now, more than ever, The Best Horror of the Year provides the petrifying horror fiction readers have come to expect - and enjoy. The complete list of narrators includes Lindy Nettleton, Charles Carroll, Shaun Grindell, Angela Brazil, and Fred Sullivan.
Â©2012 Ellen Datlow (P)2014 Blackstone Audiobooks
Between the smartphone, the laptop, the tablet, and whatever else is demanding your attention, sometimes you just need to unplug! Room to Breathe brings you a refreshing series of beginner-friendly guided meditations and mindfulness techniques to help you regain a sense of spaciousness and ease. Presented by renowned meditation teacher and best-selling author Sharon Salzberg, these 10 core practices were created to give you the feel of a meditation retreat at home - but can be enjoyed in any place conducive to a period of undisturbed quiet. Room to Breathe brings listeners eight core exercises: Calming the Mind, Facing Challenges, Being Present, Letting Go, Trusting Yourself, and more. Includes a guidebook with tips for breaking free from habitual stressful patterns along with contemplations to remind you of what's really important to you. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.
Â©2016 Sharon Salzberg (P)2016 Sounds True
Vous Ãªtes-vous dÃ©jÃ demandÃ© ce qui se passait aprÃ¨s minuit ? Tout bascule. Le temps se courbe, s'Ã©tire, se replie ou se brise en emportant parfois un morceau de rÃ©el. Et qu'arrive-t-il Ã celui qui regarde, les yeux Ã©carquillÃ©s, la vitre entre rÃ©el et irrÃ©el quand elle explose et que des aiguilles de verre se mettent Ã voler en tous sens ?Â Les cauchemars de Stephen King vous ont empÃªchÃ© de dormir avec Minuit 2. Avec Minuit 4, la nuit sera encore plus longue.
Â©1992 Albin Michel. Traduit de l'amÃ©ricain par William Olivier Desmond (P)2019 Audible Studios
Early in 2004, two writers and Red Sox fans, Stewart O'Nan and Stephen King, decided to chronicle the upcoming season, one of the most hotly anticipated in baseball history. They would sit together at Fenway. They would exchange e-mails. They would write about the games. And, as it happened, they would witness not only the greatest comeback ever in sports, but the first Red Sox championship in 86 years as the team put '86 behind them and eighty-sixed the Curse. A-Rod. Schilling. Sheffield. Foulke. The hot stove league was smoking. In April, the Sox took six of seven from the New York Yankees. They led their division through May, but June was a disaster. Then Nomar went to Chicago, Varitek shoved A-Rod, Billy Mueller proved to be a Yankee killer, and this team never looked back, logging an astounding August and a solid September to claim the wild card. In the playoffs they killed the Angels, then ran into those damn Yankees. Who saved the pennant race? David Ortiz. Who hit the only grand slam? Johnny Damon. Who's your daddy? Papi is. Down three games to none, down to their last three outs, the Red Sox rose from the dead to make history. Nothing left to do but sweep up. What began as a Sox-filled summer like any other is now a fan's notes for the ages.
Â©2004 Stewart O'Nan and Stephen King (P)2004 Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Im Stadtpark von Flint City wird die geschÃ¤ndete Leiche eines elfjÃ¤hrigen Jungen gefunden. Augenzeugenberichte und Tatortspuren deuten unmissverstÃ¤ndlich auf einen unbescholtenen BÃ¼rger: Terry Maitland, ein allseits beliebter Englischlehrer, zudem Coach der Jugendbaseballmannschaft, verheiratet, zwei kleine TÃ¶chter. Detective Ralph Anderson, dessen Sohn von Maitland trainiert wurde, ordnet eine sofortige Festnahme an, die in aller Ãffentlichkeit stattfindet. Der VerdÃ¤chtige kann zwar ein Alibi vorweisen, aber Anderson und der Staatsanwalt verfÃ¼gen nach der Obduktion Ã¼ber eindeutige DNA-Beweise fÃ¼r das Verbrechen - ein wasserdichter Fall also? Bei den andauernden Ermittlungen kommen weitere schreckliche Einzelheiten zutage, aber auch immer mehr Ungereimtheiten. Hat der nette Maitland wirklich zwei Gesichter und ist zu solch unmenschlichen Schandtaten fÃ¤hig? Wie erklÃ¤rt es sich, dass er an zwei Orten zugleich war? Mit der wahren, schrecklichen Antwort rechnet schlieÃlich niemand. Â >> Diese ungekÃ¼rzte HÃ¶rbuch-Fassung genieÃt du digital exklusiv nur bei Audible.
Â©2018 Stephen King / Heyne. Ãbersetzung von Bernhard Kleinschmidt (P)2018 Random House Audio
The writing team that delivered the bestselling Faithful, about the 2004 Red Sox championship season, takes listeners to the ballpark again, and to a world beyond. Dean Evers, an elderly widower, sits in front of the television with nothing better to do than waste his leftover evenings watching baseball. Itâs Rays/Mariners, and David Price is breezing through the line-up. Suddenly, in a seat a few rows up beyond the batter, Evers sees the face of someone from decades past, someone who shouldnât be at the ballgame, shouldnât be on the planet. And so begins a parade of people from Eversâs past, all of them occupying that seat behind home plate. Until one day Dean Evers sees someone even eerierâ¦.
Â©2012 Stephen King and Stewart Nan (P)2012 Simon & Schuster Audio
El 22 de noviembre de 1963 tres disparos resonaron en Dallas. MuriÃ³ el presidente Kennedy, y el mundo cambiÃ³. Â¿QuÃ© harÃas tÃº si pudieras impedirlo? En esta novela brillante, Stephen King acompaÃ±a al oyente en un viaje maravilloso al pasado y en un intento de cambiar lo que pasÃ³. Nos ofrece un impecable retrato social, polÃtico y cultural del final de los aÃ±os cincuenta y principios de los sesenta; un mundo marcado por coches enormes, la figura de Elvis Presley y el humo de los cigarrillos flotando por todas partes. Todo empieza con Jake Epping, profesor de inglÃ©s en el instituto de Lisbon Falls, Maine, que se gana un sueldo extra con clases nocturnas para adultos. Un dÃa pide a sus estudiantes que escriban sobre un acontecimiento que les haya cambiado la vida, y una de esas redacciones le impacta profundamente: la historia cruenta de una noche de hace cincuenta aÃ±os cuando el padre de Harry Dunning volviÃ³ a casa para matar a su madre, hermano y hermana con un martillo. Al leer esta redacciÃ³n algo transforma a Jake; su vida, igual que aquel dÃa de 1963 en Dallas, cambia por completo en tan solo un instante. Poco despuÃ©s su amigo Al, propietario de un diner en su barrio, le descubre un secreto: en el almacÃ©n hay una puerta que conduce al pasado, a un dÃa en particular del aÃ±o 1958. Y Al le pide a Jake que le ayude con una misiÃ³n que le obsesiona: impedir el asesinato de Kennedy. Y asÃ comienza la nueva vida de Jake como George Amberson, en un mundo muy diferente. En Ã©l, George se enamorarÃ¡ mientras sigue el rastro de Lee Harvey Oswald hacia un momento histÃ³rico que quizÃ¡ ahora nunca se produzca. Un viaje al pasado nunca ha sido tan creÃble, ni tan terrorÃfico.... Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.
Â©2011 Stephen King (P)2020 Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, S.A.U.
Cuatro novelas cortas de Stephen King sobre las fuerzas ocultas que nos acechan. En esta colecciÃ³n Ãºnica nos ofrece un impactante noir paranormal, protagonizado por la carismÃ¡tica Holly Gibney, y tres relatos mÃ¡s que ponen de manifiesto el incomparable talento, la imaginaciÃ³n sin par y la diversidad de registros de este legendario narrador. Cuanto mÃ¡s cruenta y violenta es una noticia, mÃ¡s llama la atenciÃ³n de la gente: Â«La sangre mandaÂ». AsÃ reza la mÃ¡xima periodÃstica que harÃ¡ que Holly Gibney, la detective a la que Bill Hodges legÃ³ su agencia Finders Keepers, y uno de los personajes mÃ¡s queridos por los fans de Stephen King, se interese por la matanza en el instituto Albert Macready y acabe enganchada a las noticias. En esta ocasiÃ³n deberÃ¡ luchar contra lo que mÃ¡s teme..., y esta vez sola. Si bien Holly, que ya apareciÃ³ en la trilogÃa Â«Bill HodgesÂ» y en El visitante, protagoniza su primer gran caso en solitario en el relato que da tÃtulo a este volumen, tres historias mÃ¡s forman este libro. En Â«El telÃ©fono del seÃ±or HarriganÂ» una amistad entre dos personas de edades muy diferentes perdura de manera mÃ¡s que inquietante. Â«La vida de ChuckÂ» nos ofrece una hermosa reflexiÃ³n acerca de la existencia de cada uno de nosotros. Y en Â«La rataÂ» un escritor desesperado se enfrenta al lado mÃ¡s oscuro de la ambiciÃ³n. Cuatro relatos en los que Stephen King sorprende nuevamente a los lectores y los conduce a lugares intrigantes a la vez que sobrecogedores.Â Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.
Â©2020 Stephen King (P)2020 Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, S.A.U.
= Se Reclutan NiÃ±os Con Mentes Prodigiosas = La nueva e inquietante novela del maestro Stephen King. En mitad de la noche en un barrio tranquilo de Minneapolis raptan a Luke Ellis, de doce aÃ±os, tras haber asesinado a sus padres. Una operaciÃ³n que dura menos de dos minutos. Luke se despierta en la siniestra instituciÃ³n conocida como el Instituto, en un cuarto que se asemeja al suyo pero sin ventanas. En habitaciones parecidas hay mÃ¡s niÃ±os: Kalisha, Nick, George, Iris y Avery Dixon, entre otros, que comparten capacidades especiales como la telequinesia o la telepatÃa. Todos ellos se alojan en la Mitad Delantera de la instituciÃ³n. Los mayores, en cambio, se encuentran en la Mitad Trasera. Como dice Kalisha: Â«El que entra no saleÂ». La seÃ±ora Sigsby, la directora, y el resto del personal se dedican a aprovecharse sin compasiÃ³n del talento paranormal de los chicos. Si te portas bien te premian. Si no, el castigo es brutal. Luke se da cuenta de que las vÃctimas van desapareciendo y son trasladadas a la Mitad Trasera, asÃ que se obsesiona con huir y pedir ayuda. Pero nunca nadie ha escapado del Instituto... Deudora de Ojos de fuego y con un elenco de personajes juveniles (como en It y en Stand By Me) con los que podemos empatizar, El Instituto nos recuerda de inmediato al mejor King, incluso aunque trate temas tan oscuros como los que copan los titulares hoy en dÃa y que nos hacen temer por nuestro futuro.Â Â Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.
Â©2018 Stephen King (P)2020 Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, S.A.U.
The Vampire Archives is the scariest, hungriest, undeadliest collection of vampire stories ever assembled. Dark, stormy, and delicious, once youâre in its clutches there's no escape.Â From the first to last bite, it's a bloody good entertainment. Including Stephen King, Tanith Lee, Dan Simmons, Bram Stoker, and many, many more Featuring: The macabre dens of the immortal Unexpected guests Shadowy figures Ancient mysteries
Â©2010 Otto Penzler (P)2010 Random House
Jackson Blackwell, the Shadow Master, is in trouble. And weâre not talking about that fake kind of trouble most books use to lure in listeners. This is the âoh crap, weâve been reading about Sophiaâs vengeance for three books nowâ kind of trouble.Â Thatâs right, dear listener. You heard me correctly. The time has finally come for Sophia to enact her vengeance against one Julian Jackson Blackwell. The name of the book is Villains Defeat, after all, and it is a story of team building, betrayal, plots-within-plots, and a how-to guide for toppling an empire. So, yeah, weâre kind of riffing on âthe heistâ genre in this one. But what good is a heist story that doesnât have the occasional twist? Villains Defeat is the fourth installment in the multiple-award-nominated and one-win (SOVA 2019 baby!) Shadow Master series. This thrilling and hilarious adventure shines a spotlight on Jacksonâs foibles and flaws as overlooked plot points of the past come back to bite him in a major way. Attacked on multiple fronts, and across multiple worlds, does the Shadow Master have what it takes to stay on top?Â Well...whatâs the name of this book again?
Â©2021 Michael K. Gibson (P)2021 Michael K. Gibson
In einem entvÃ¶lkerten Amerika versucht eine Handvoll Ãberlebender die Zivilisation zu retten. Ihr Gegenspieler ist eine mythische Gestalt, die man den Dunklen Mann nennt, die VerkÃ¶rperung des absolut BÃ¶sen. In der WÃ¼ste von Nevada kommt es zum Entscheidungskampf um das Schicksal der Menschheit. "The Stand", Stephen Kings Vision vom letzten Gefecht zwischen Gut und BÃ¶se, war bislang nur in einer stark gekÃ¼rzten Version zugÃ¤nglich. Die hier verÃ¶ffentlichte Urfassung zeigt die GrÃ¶Ãe seines apokalyptischen Entwurfs. Manche nennen diesen Roman sein Meisterwerk!
Â©1992 Bastei LÃ¼bbe (P)2012 LÃ¼bbe Audio
The hero of the mega-best sellerÂ The Black BookÂ returns in his toughest case ever.Â For Detective Billy Harney, getting shot in the head, stalked by a stateâs attorney, and accused of murder by his fellow cops is a normal week on the job.Â ?So when a drive-by shooting on the Chicago's West Side turns political, he leads the way to a quick solve. But Harney's instincts - his father was once chief of detectives and his twin sister, Patti, is also on the force - run deep.Â As a population hungry for justice threatens to riot, he realizes that the three known victims are hardly the only casualties.Â When Harney starts asking questions about who's to blame, the easy answers prove to be the wrong ones. On the flip side, the less he seems to know, the longer he can keep his clandestine investigation going...until Harney's quest to expose the evil that's rotting the city from the inside out takes him to the one place he vowed never to return: his own troubled past.
Â©2021 James Patterson and David Ellis (P)2021 Little, Brown & Company
Breathtaking suspense, cold-blooded crime and challenging twists of plot make this collection a chilling audio experience. Featuring the finest short story mystery fiction by the most acclaimed writers, past and present, including: "The Perfect Crime" by Ben Ray Redman, "Quitters, Inc. by Stephen King, "High Darktown" by James Ellroy, "Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper" by Robert Bloch, "Clerical Error" by James Gould Cozzens, "The Gettysburg Bugle" by Ellery Queen , "Last Spin" by Evan Hunter, "Karen Makes Out" by Elmore Leonard , "The Problem of Cell 13" by Jacques Futrelle.
Â©1998 Otto Penzler (P)1998, 2017 Dove Audio / Phoenix Books
Four years have passed since Kaal led the Sky Dwellers to wage war against the land below. His forces have devastated one place after another, sparing no effort as they seek to conquer the world. Captured by his own brother during the first siege, Keil finds himself helpless to protect those whom he was forced to leave behind. It seems all he has left is the comfort of his dear wife, Sylvia, and the days spent with his children as they live in quiet confinement. But as things start to change around his castle home, Keil suspects that his brotherâs vicious queen still has a few more tricks up her sleeve. With no friends and no way out, will he be able to stop her evil schemes before it is too late? Meanwhile, Chase finds himself stuck between a rock and a hard place. Ever since the Red Clanâs invasion, his village has been on the run from capture and death. But what will happen when there is nowhere left to hide? As he comes across a new and beautiful face, a certain blacksmith from his past, and a crazy huntress he would rather not mention, Chase will have to find a way to escape the soldiers breathing down his neck on his quest to rescue the friends who were taken prisoner so long ago. The only problem is, how much longer will his luck last?
Â©2021 CJ Young (P)2021 Podium Audio
The award winning series of classic and contemporary fiction returns with a collection of darkly funny short stories by the likes of Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, Aimee Bender, A.M. Homes, Nathan Englander, Kim, Addonizio, and George Saunders. Readers include Anjelica Huston, Neil Gaiman, Michael Imperioli, Harris Yulin, Christina Pickles, Jefferson Mays, and Christine Ebersole.
Â©2013 Symphony Space (P)2013 Symphony Space
A Stephen King ghost story in the grand tradition, Riding the Bullet is the ultimate warning about the dangers of hitchhiking. A college student's mother is dying in a Maine hospital. When he hitches a ride to see her, the driver is not who he appears to be. Soon the journey veers off into a dark landscape that could only be drawn by Stephen King. Riding the Bullet attracted over half a million online readers when it was released as an e-book, becoming the most famous short story of the decade. These unabridged selections also appear in the print edition of Everything's Eventual. More unabridged stories from Everything's Eventual are available in Blood and Smoke, The Man in the Black Suit, LT's Theory of Pets, and Everything's Eventual.
Â©2002 Stephen King, All Rights Reserved (P)2002 Simon & Schuster Inc., All Rights Reserved
I podcast di BeReady Letteratura, a cura di Frame, sono pensati per gli studenti dell'ultimo anno delle superiori che possono utilizzarli per ripassare e fissare i concetti chiave della letteratura italiana in vista dell'interrogazione, di una verifica, dell'esame di Stato. La piacevolezza dell'ascolto li rende potenzialmente interessanti anche a un pubblico generico che abbia voglia di rispolverare conoscenze scolastiche assopite. 1 - Leopardi e la crisi del Romanticismo: La vita, le opere, le passioni e i tormenti di uno maggiori intellettuali dell'Ottocento italiano che Ã¨ riuscito a fare della propria esperienza poetica un caso unico: il classicismo che permea la sua dimensione umana e culturale si intreccia con il vissuto personale e sboccia nel romaticismo della sua produzione poetica.
Â©2020 Audible Originals (P)2020 Audible Originals
Stephen King ambienta su novela en una penitenciarÃa de presos condenados a muerte, una antesala del infierno de la que se sirve para trazar una radiografÃa del horror en estado puro. Octubre de 1932, penitenciarÃa de Cold Mountain. Los condenados a muerte aguardan el momento de ser conducidos a la silla elÃ©ctrica. Los crÃmenes abominables que han cometido les convierten en carnaza de un sistema legal que se alimenta de un cÃrculo de locura, muerte y venganza. La milla verde representa un hito gran en la aclamada trayectoria del maestro indiscutible de la narrativa de terror contemporÃ¡nea. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.
Â©1996 Stephen King (P)2020 Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, S.A.U.
Most kids write stories. Only a few of them grow up to be successful authors. But before there was Carrie, there was Johnathan and the Witchs. And before there was Rabbit Angstrom, Toyota Dealer, there was Manuel Cirarro, famous detective. Could we have seen the seeds of success in Stephen King's and John Updike's juvenilia? Here is a funny and surprisingly informative gathering of childhood creations by today's most celebrated writers - those who are amused by and happy to share their own early efforts. These young writers are the same people who now dominate the best seller lists and occupy the most celebrate spots on bookshelves in our stores, libraries and homes. Authors include Margaret Atwood, Roy Blount Jr., Pat Conroy, Gail Godwin, Stephen King, Norman Mailer, Joyce Carol Oates, William Styron, Amy Tan, John Updike, Gore Vidal, and Paul Mandelbaum (editor).
Â©2009 Phoenix (P)2009 Phoenix
Five unabridged dark tales from Stephen King: Everything's Eventual features Dinky Earnshaw - a 19-year-old delivery boy - who gets hired by a mysterious stranger for a unique and totally "eventual" (awesome) job. Read by Justin Long. Autopsy Room Four. The last thing Howard Cottrell remembers is entering the woods to find his golf ball. He wakes up as he is being rolled into an autopsy room. Read by Oliver Platt. The Little Sisters of Eluria. Roland is a gunslinger in a deserted town when he gets ambushed. Read by Boyd Gaines. Luckey Quarter. Darlene is a single mom struggling to raise two kids on her income as a chambermaid in Reno. When Room 322 leaves her a quarter for a tip, Darlene lets that quarter take her for a ride. Read by Judith Ivey. The Road Virus Heads North tracks an author who buys a creepy painting at a yard sale, which was painted by a metal-head neighbor just before he committed suicide. Read by Jay O. Sanders. Intense, eerie, and instantly compelling, these five stories announce the stunningly fertile imagination of perhaps the greatest storyteller of our time. These unabridged selections also appear in the print edition of Everything's Eventual. More unabridged stories from Everything's Eventual are available in Blood and Smoke, Riding the Bullet, LT's Theory of Pets, and The Man in the Black Suit.
Â©2002 Stephen King, All Rights Reserved (P)2002 Simon & Schuster Inc., All Rights Reserved, AUDIOWORKS Is an Imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, Simon & Schuster Inc.
Dos hermanos que viajan en coche por la Ruta 73 deciden parar a descansar un rato cuando, de repente, oyen unos gritos de auxilio de un niÃ±o perdido entre la hierba alta que crece junto a la carretera. Un terrorÃfico relato narrado con la maestrÃa insuperable de Stephen King. Deciden adentrarse en el campo y tomar sendas distintas para encontrar al niÃ±o cuanto antes. Por primera vez en su vida, los hermanos quedarÃ¡n separados, aunque sea tan solo por unos metros de hierba. Sin embargo, nunca habÃan estado tan lejos. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.
Â©2012 Stephen King y Joseph HillstrÃ¶m King (P)2014 Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, S.A.U.
El mal puede tener muchas caras.... Incluso podrÃa tener la tuya. Tras el espectacular Ã©xito de la TrilogÃa Bill Hodges (Mr. Mercedes, Quien pierde paga y Fin de guardia) King nos sorprende con un thriller tan escalofriante como original. Ganador en la categorÃa Misterio/Thriller en los Premios Goodreads 2018 y uno de los mejores thrillers de 2018 para Barnes & Noble. Un niÃ±o de 11 aÃ±os ha sido brutalmente asesinado. Todas las pruebas apuntan a uno de los ciudadanos mÃ¡s queridos de Flint City: Terry Maitland, entrenador en la liga infantil, profesor de literatura, marido ejemplar y padre de dos niÃ±as. El detective Ralph Anderson ordena su detenciÃ³n. Maitland tiene una coartada firme que demuestra que estuvo en otra ciudad cuando se cometiÃ³ el crimen, pero las pruebas de ADN encontradas en el lugar de los hechos confirman que es culpable. Ante la justicia y la opiniÃ³n pÃºblica Terry Maitland es un asesino y el caso estÃ¡ resuelto. Pero el detective Anderson no estÃ¡ satisfecho. Maitland parece un buen tipo, un ciudadano ejemplar, Â¿acaso tiene dos caras? Y Â¿cÃ³mo es posible que estuviera en dos sitios a la vez? La respuesta, como no podrÃa ser de otra forma saliendo de la pluma de Stephen King, te harÃ¡ desear no haber preguntado. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.
Â©2018 Stephen King (P)2020 Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, S.A.U.
Salem's Lot es un pueblo tranquilo donde nunca pasa nada. O quizÃ¡s esto son solo apariencias, pues lo cierto es que sÃ se estÃ¡n sucediendo diversos hechos misteriosos, incluso escalofriantes.... Veinte aÃ±os atrÃ¡s, por una apuesta infantil, Ben Mears entrÃ³ en la casa de los Marsten. Y lo que vio entonces aÃºn recorre sus pesadillas. Ahora, como escritor consagrado, vuelve a Salem's Lot para exorcizar sus fantasmas.Salem's Lot es un pueblo tranquilo y adormilado donde nunca pasa nada..., excepto la antigua tragedia de la casa de los Marsten. Y el pero muerto colgado de la verja del cementerio. Y el misterioso hombre que se instalÃ³ en la casa de los Marsten. Y los niÃ±os que desaparecen, los animales que mueren desangrados... Y la espantosa presencia de Ellos, quienesquiera que sean Ellos.La crÃtica ha dicho...Â«[Stephen King es] el hombre que inspira mÃ¡s terror del planeta.Â»USA Today Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.
Â©1975 Stephen King (P)2016 Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, S.A.U.
One day, the power goes off and the world falls silent. And in two very different parts of America, two very different nightmares are about to begin.Â In Manhattan, Elizabeth and her brother Henry are all alone in their parents' apartment. Looking out the window, they can see the carnage slowly spreading through the city. But as hopes fade for their parents to come back, Elizabeth and Henry discover that dangers might already have entered the building.Â Meanwhile, in Oklahoma, Thomas and his family live on an isolated farm. They too have noticed that something has changed, and a chance encounter on a deserted road leads to a moment of pure horror. An infection is spreading, and soon more victims begin to fall.
Â©2018 Amy Cross (P)2020 W. F. Howes
Der neue groÃe Stephen King. In einer ruhigen Vorortsiedlung von Minneapolis ermorden zwielichtige Endringlinge lautlos die Eltern von Luke Ellis und verfrachten den betÃ¤ubten ZwÃ¶lfjÃ¤hrigen in einen schwarzen SUV. Die ganze Operation dauert keine zwei Minuten. Luke wacht weit entfernt im Institut wieder auf, in einem Zimmer, das wie seines aussieht, nur dass es keine Fenster hat. Und das Institut in Maine beherbergt weitere Kinder, die wie Luke paranormal veranlagt sind: Kalisha, Nick, George, Iris und den zehnjÃ¤hrigen Avery. Luke erfÃ¤hrt, dass andere Kinder vor ihnen nach einer Testreihe verschwanden. Und nie zurÃ¼ckkehrten. Mit David Nathan haben Kings Horror-Meisterwerke ihren kongenialen Interpreten gefunden. Â
Â©2019 Stephen King / Random House Audio / Wilhelm Heyne Verlag. Ãbersetzung von Bernhard Kleinschmidt (P)2019 Random House Audio
Weeds by Stephen King: When a meteorite lands on his property, Jordy Verrill envisions an easy payday. Unfortunately for Jordy, this is no ordinary rock - and the uncompromising force inside has found its first target. The Price You Pay by Kelley Armstrong: Never pay more than you owe. Sounds like easy advice to follow. But for Kara and her childhood friend Ingrid, some debts can never be repaid... especially those tendered in blood. Magic Eyes by Bill Pronzini: Edward James Tolliver has found a weary sort of asylum among the insane. He knows he's not one of them - but how can he tell anyone about the invaders without sounding that way? Murder in Chains by Simon Clark: Imagine awaking to find yourself in an underground vault, chained by the neck to a murderous lunatic, a grunting goliath who seems more animal than man. The Watched by Ramsey Campbell: Little Jimmy gets a glimpse of the cold truth when he finds out that it's not always what you see that can get you into trouble; it's who knows what you see.
Â©2014 Richard Chizmar and Brian James Freeman (P)2014 Tantor
Arnie Cunnimgham ist der geborene Verlierer: Er ist intelligent, aber schÃ¼chtern und hat ein Gesicht, das mit Pickeln Ã¼bersÃ¤t ist. Von den meisten Gleichaltrigen wird er gehÃ¤nselt, MÃ¤dchen machen sich nur Ã¼ber ihn lustig. Er hat nur einen Freund, den strahlenden Helden der Footballmannschaft Dennis, der ihn auch vor Nachstellungen verschiedener SchlÃ¤gertypen schÃ¼tzt. Arnies einziges Talent besteht in seinen auÃerordentlichen FÃ¤higkeiten als Automechaniker, doch seine Eltern bestehen darauf, dass er aufs College geht. Als Arnie einen alten runtergekommenen 58er Plymouth Fury entdeckt, verliebt er sich sofort in das alte Auto. Er beginnt es StÃ¼ck fÃ¼r StÃ¼ck wieder in seinen alten Zustand zu bringen. Doch je schÃ¶ner sein Auto Christine wird, desto mehr verÃ¤ndert sich Arnie - zu seinem Besten, wie er findet: Seine Haut wird besser, er findet plÃ¶tzlich Freunde, und er kann sich zur Wehr setzen. Irgendwas scheint jedoch nicht zu stimmen mit dem Auto, denn mit ihm zusammen wird Arnie zu einer Art Racheteam - BÃ¶sartig und brutal... Ein weiteres Meisterwerk vom Meister des Horrors Stephen King. >> Diese ungekÃ¼rzte HÃ¶rbuch-Fassung genieÃt du exklusiv nur bei Audible.
Â©2011 Audible Studios (P)2011 Audible Studios
El escalofriante caso de una joven de apariencia insignificante que se transformÃ³ en un ser de poderes anormales, sembrando el terror en toda la ciudad. Con pulso mÃ¡gico para mantener la tensiÃ³n a lo largo de todo el libro, Stephen King narra la atormentada adolescencia de Carrie, y nos envuelve en una atmÃ³sfera sobrecogedora cuando la muchacha realiza una serie de descubrimientos hasta llegar al terrible momento de la venganza. Esta novela fue llevada al cine con un inmenso Ã©xito de pÃºblico y crÃtica. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.
Â©1974 Stephen King (P)2016 Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, S.A.U.
In der Vorweihnachtszeit richtet eine Paketbombe an einer Schule nahe Pittsburgh ein Massaker an. Kinder sterben. Holly Gibney verfolgt die furchtbaren Nachrichten im Fernsehen. Der Reporter vor Ort erinnert sie an den gestaltwandlerischen Outsider, den sie glaubt vor nicht allzu langer Zeit zur Strecke gebracht zu haben. Ist jene monstrÃ¶se, sich von Furcht nÃ¤hrende Kreatur wiedererwacht? Die titelgebenden Geschichte Schlechte Nachrichten - eine Stand-alone-Fortsetzung des Bestsellers Der Outsider - ist nur einer von vier Kurzromanen in Stephen Kings neuer Kollektion, die uns an so fÃ¼rchterliche wie faszinierende Orte entfÃ¼hrt. Mit einem Nachwort des Autors zur Entstehung jeder einzelnen Geschichte. Â >> Diese ungekÃ¼rzte HÃ¶rbuch-Fassung genieÃt du digital exklusiv nur bei Audible.
Â©2020 Stephen King / Random House Audio / Wilhelm Heyne Verlag. Ãbersetzung von Bernhard Kleinschmidt (P)2020 Random House Audio