A game. A husband and wife game. Gerald's Game.
But this time Jesse didn't want to play. Lying there, spreadeagled and handcuffed to the bedstead while he'd loomed and drooled over her, she felt angry and humiliated.
So she'd kicked out hard. Aimed to hit him where it hurt.
He wasn't meant to die, leaving Jesse alone and helpless in a lakeside holiday cabin. Miles from anywhere. No-one to hear her screams.
Alone. Except for the voices in her head that had begun to chatter and argue and sneer . . .
King - the master of his craft. - Sydney Morning Herald
It is fair to say Stephen King is a thriller writer who regularly takes his readers beyond the realms of anything they've read. - The Daily Telegraph
Only a handful of authors regularly enter the New York Times bestseller list at No. 1, and King is one of them. - The Sunday Telegraph
The horror specialist. - Herald Sun
[Stephen King s] a genius at capturing the small-town American psyche and his characters, good, bad and insane always command the attention. - Good Reading
An incredibly gifted writer - Guardian
You can't help admiring King's narrative skills and his versatility as a storyteller - Sunday Telegraph
'America's greatest living novelist' - Lee Child