Tale of a demonic St. Takes place Castle Rock, Maine. A horror novel of a graveyard where generations of children have buried their pets. Louis Creed and his wife Rachel chose rural Maine to settle their family and bring up their children. It seems a better place than smog-covered Chicago, or so they believe until Louis finds the old pet burial ground located in the backwoods of the quiet community of Ludlow. Collection that includes a short novel The Mist , two poems, and 20 short stories on such themes as an evil toy monkey, a human-eating water slick, a machine that avenges murder, and unnatural creatures that inhabit the thick woods near Castle Rock, Maine.
They were seven teenagers when they first stumbled upon the horror. Now they were grown-up men and women who had gone out into the big world to gain success and happiness. But none of them could withstand the force that drew them back to Derry, Maine to face the nightmare without an end, and the evil without a name. Takes place in Castle Rock, Maine. The Last Castle Rock Story New to the town of Castle Rock, shopkeeper Leland Gaunt offers the townfolk their dreams and desires, taking perverse pleasure in seeing how much they are willing to pay.
The Dark Half Cycle of the Werewolf ; with Berni Wrightson: The first scream came from the snowbound railwayman who felt the fangs ripping at his throat. The next month there was a scream of ecstatic agony from the woman attacked in her snug bedroom. Now scenes of unbelieving horror come each time the full moon shines on the isolated Maine town of Tarker Mills. No one knows who will be attacked next.
Large colour and black-and-white illustrations. When rough sex in a Maine summerhoue between Jessie and Gerald Burlingame turns deadly, leaving Gerald dead and Jessie handcuffed to the bed, it sets in motion a terrifying and psychologically twisted 28 hours.
Forced by overwhelming evidence to confess her life of crime, Dolores Claiborne, foul-tempered resident of Maine's Little Tall Island, describes how her disintegrating marriage years before caused her heart to turn murderous.
Ralph Roberts can't fall asleep--but he's still having nightmares. He used to be an ordinary guy, until insomnia robbed him of sleep.
Now he's no longer ordinary; he can see horrible things happening to people of Derry, Maine. Bag of Bones Grieving year-old bestselling novelist Mike Noonan returns to Sara Laughs, the summer house on the Maine lake he shared with his wife, Jo, who died suddenly 4 years ago.
He finds that the town has changed as a millionaire twist the town to his ends: Storm of the Century The residents of Little Tall Island have seen their share of nasty Maine Nor'easters, but this one is different. Not only is it packing hurricane-force winds and up to five feet of snow, it's bringing something worse. Just as the first flakes begin to fall, Martha Clarendon, one of Little Tall Island's oldest residents, suffers an unspeakably violent death.
While her blood dries, Andre Linoge, the man responsible, sits calmly in Martha's easy chair holding his cane topped with a silver wolf's head. Hearts in Atlantis Five interconnected narratives deeply rooted in the sixties and haunted by the Vietnam War.
The title story is told by Pete Riley, a freshman at the University of Maine, who with his friends has become obsessed with the card game Hearts. Many jeopardize their grades and thus their scholarships as a result, but the real threat is greater than flunking out; in , leaving school means being drafted to Vietnam.
Riding the Bullet ; ebook: Takes place in Maine, where college student Alan Parker gets a phone call that his mother just had a stroke and is in the hospital. Hitchiking home to her, Alan runs into trouble Takes place in Derry. Four childhood friends, each laboring under the burden of their own midlife crisis, agree to take their annual hunting trip to the north Maine woods.
Though one of the friends has always been slightly telepathic, infection by the aliens has the side effect of enhancing mind-reading ability in humans.
The story becomes a race to prevent the aliens from conquering Earth by viral contamination of the water supply. Under the Dome The small town of Chester's Mill, Maine, is faced with a big dilemma when it is mysteriously sealed off by an invisible and completely impenetrable force field. A haunting novel about love against all odds, set in the fictional town of Nodd's Ridge, Maine.
They never should have known each other. Torie Christopher was a member of the Maine aristocracy, reckless and willful, wed to a blue-blooded doctor, and enjoying all the pleasures and privileges of wealth and position.
Joe Nevers was of the working class, married to a woman determined to keep him in his place, and with only his rock-hard strength and unbending pride to depend on for dignity. Now, in a night filled with all the phantoms of the past and all the shifting shapes of love, Torie and Joe have to strip bare the truth about themselves and their lives, for they share secrets no one else knows.
The Trap , published in the U. Pat and Olivia have it all: Unfortunately, the marriage seems to be falling apart. Liv takes their young son to their summer home in the dead of winter to relax and think things over, little knowing that they are in for a terrifying fight for survival against unspeakable wickedness.
A violent love triangle in a small Maine town. Pearl Dickenson arrives in tiny Nodd's Ridge, Maine, to claim an inheritance and lead a quiet life. But soon, exotic Pearl threatens the fabric of everyday life in Nodd's Ridge as she becomes involved with two attractive, very different men, whose seething rivalry explodes into violence.
One on One Coming-of-age story on and off the basketball court, of sexual initiation and an awakening into love. The Book of Reuben Reuben Styles, a peripheral player in King's earlier novels, becomes an adult, takes over a local filling station, marries the girl he's loved since they were both teenagers, and fathers three children. Although mired in a marriage that even the improbably patient and long-suffering Reuben recognizes as a disaster, he's totally unprepared for Laura's vindictive behavior when she asks for a divorce.
Other books by Tabitha King set in Maine: The story of a nerdy genius who invents a device that can shrink people to six inches tall. When a beautiful television anchor is shrunk and made to live in a doll house, not only does she have to deal with the consequences of being so tiny, she also has to endure the psychological and sexual terror of the genius's evil accomplice.
This book builds on the characters created in One On One. An offbeat, spike-haired, but lovable college student falls in love with the university's star athlete. They both have personal demons to overcome in finding their way to each other and their work.
Maine natives will recognize the city of Bangor and the University of Maine at Orono as the setting. Mind Over Murder Meanwhile, the store's number-one employee, Molly, has made no secret of her anger over Ana's antics. So when Ana is found dead, killed by the bust of Edgar Allen Poe sculpted by Molly, the evidence is stacked against her.
Clara must rely on her gift to make sense of this senseless murder. New Yorker Angela Russo takes a chance and moves to Maine in search of love and life as it should be. YA or adult novel about two orphans: The Boy Came Back Story of what happened in a small Maine town when the town's bad boy comes back after an absence of ten years. The townspeople worried about what the boy would do to Rockport Falls, but it was what Rockport Falls did to the boy that led to violence.
The loves, the hates, the alliances and misalliances that develop among the native fishermen and the summer millionaires on a Maine coast island. Doctor tells his story of how he and his dog, Slob, live on remote Juniper island off the coast of Maine 10 weeks of the year. Mystery, featuring lesbian private investigator Lil Ritchie. Set in Portland, Maine. Lil Ritchie investigates the disappearance of a jazz guitarist.
A Novel of 19th Century Maine Engaging story of three women on the Maine frontier: Maude Richmond Webber, a midwife whose tradition is being threatened by physicians; redheaded Fanny Hogan, who becomes mistress of a Bangor bordello; and Elizabeth Emerson, Fanny's illegitimate daughter who learns her identity through tragic circumstances. The story begins with the British Occupation of and is set against the backdrop of temperance crusades, emerging statehood, and the explosive economic and political importance of Bangor, Maine.
In rural Maine, a bear finds a manuscript, borrows clothes and food from a local store, and goes to the big city to seek fame and fortune as a novelist. Mystery set on an island near Damariscotta. A wealthy and well-known artist settles on family land on Damariscove to find a new life after a mysterious boat explosion kills his wife and best friends. Set around the two rocky isles east of Fisherman's Island. The body of a young woman, decorated with shells, is found on a Florida beach and clues lead investigators to Maine.
Battles of Destiny series, 6. As teenagers, Shane and Ashley promise to love each other forever. But when Ashley's parents return to Ireland and take their daughter with them, the sweethearts sadly bid each other farewell. Both find other loves and marry. When Ashley eventually returns to Maine, the friendship between the two is rekindled. But even as old friends reunite, the seeds of tragedy grow in their lives, in the forms of illness and war.
Can love overcome sorrow?