Stephen King has done it again and has a brand new novel out this week. The Outsider is the latest thrilling novel from prolific author, King and it’s already receiving rave reviews.
The Outsider is about the murder of an eleven-year-old boy as King puts his own twist on the classic crime thriller.
Here’s what Amazon has to say about the new novel, which was released on 22nd May…
When an eleven-year-old boy is found murdered in a town park, reliable eyewitnesses undeniably point to the town’s popular Little League coach, Terry Maitland, as the culprit. DNA evidence and fingerprints confirm the crime was committed by this well-loved family man.
Horrified by the brutal killing, Detective Ralph Anderson, whose own son was once coached by Maitland, orders the suspect to be arrested in a public spectacle. But Maitland has an alibi. And further research confirms he was indeed out of town that day.
As Anderson and the District Attorney trace the clues, the investigation expands from Ohio to Texas. And as horrifying answers begin to emerge, so King’s propulsive story of almost unbearable suspense kicks into high gear.
Terry Maitland seems like a nice guy but there is one rock-hard fact, as unassailable as gravity: a man cannot be in two places at the same time. Can he?
And today we’re able to bring you an exclusive excerpt of the novel thanks to Simon and Schuster Audio, who own all the rights to the following extract.
As you can see, it sounds fantastic and whether you want to read it, or listen to it, you can grab your copy now!
All of these recommended reads are either fiction, or read like fiction and are published as novels. Some are already on the shelves, others available for pre-order for later this year.
We have suspense and page-turners galore, debut novels and favourite authors. Here they are, the best crime and suspense novels out this June!
The former Prime Minister’s memoir will be published on Thursday, 19th September, ten days before the Conservative Party Conference and a month before the new Brexit date.
Now Wolff has announced a sequel, a look at Trump’s second year in power with Seige: Trump Under Fire to be released on June 4th of this year. The book will be published in the US by Henry Holt, and by Little, Brown in the UK.
We’ve tried to include a selection of genres, and we hope that you’ll find something here that you would like to add to your TBR.