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Bag of Bones By Stephen King

Bag of Bones
by Stephen King

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When Mike Noonan's wife dies, he suffers from writer's block, until he goes to his retreat, Sara Laughs. It's a community run by tyrannical Devore, who is hell-bent to obtain custody of his grandchild, Kyra. Her mother turns to Mike for help. But there are others determined to prevent his success.
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Bag of Bones Summary

Bag of Bones by Stephen King

When bestselling crime writer Mike Noonan's wife dies, he suffers from writer's block. Until he is drawn from Derry to his lakeside retreat, Sara Laughs - a house once inhabited by a famous singer. It's a community run by rich, tyrannical, wheelchair-bound Devore and his terrifying, skeletal female bookkeeper. Devore is hell-bent on getting custody of his grandchild. Three year old Kyra and her young mother, Mattie, turn to Mike for help - and Mike, besotted by Mattie, is powerless to resist. But there are others at Sara Laughs determined to prevent Mike's success - and Kyra can feel them too....

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Bag of Bones Reviews

Accomplished...unputdownable...his mesmerising best - Robert McCrum, Observer


'A spooky gothic romance from a writer brave enough to build the suspense over time. As a storyteller King is unbeatable' - Mirror

'the novel's strengths - especially the vivid, claustrophobic dream scenes, and the stormy climax - should guarantee its success' - Time Out

Splendid entertainment - Frances Fyfield, Express

Will make perfect holiday reading - Daily Mail

'convincing when dealing with the supernatural world; the fringe magnets that spell clues of their own accord or the bell around the next of the moose over the fireplace that rings in answer to Mike's thoughts. These are the creepy touches that have sent a million shivers down as many spines' - Independent on Sunday

'the characters are well drawn...the process of writing is explored well, as are the relationships between all the protagonist's. There are some nice action sequences and an effective climax to be enjoyed - Starburst

An incredibly gifted fluid that you often forget that you're reading - Guardian

About Stephen King

Stephen King is the bestselling author of more than thirty books of which the most recent are THE GIRL WHO LOVED TOM GORDON, HEARTS IN ATLANTIS and his non-fiction book ON WRITING. He lives with his wife, the novelist Tabitha King, in Bangor, Maine.

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Bag of Bones by Stephen King
Stephen King
Used - Very Good
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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