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!
In a series of Twitter posts on 12th October 2018, Clare Mackintosh teased details of an upcoming book in a series of tweets. It all started with ‘May I tell you about my new book?’
His best-selling nonfiction work Reasons to Stay Alive was a number one Sunday Times bestseller spending 46 weeks in the top ten, and more recently How to Stop Time was nominated for several awards and is said to have been optioned for film.