Author(s): Stephen King
END OF WATCH is a compelling and chilling suspense novel which sees retired detective Bill Hodges back on the trail of his nemesis Brady Hartsfield, the criminal the press called The Mercedes Killer. Foiled in his attempt to commit a second mass murder, Hartsfield is confined to a hospital brain injury unit in a seemingly unresponsive state. But all is not what it seems: Brady is able to influence both his physician and the hospital librarian to commit crimes in the outside world. Now, the technological genius has created a hypnotic electronic fishing game which compels users to commit suicide, and he is determined to target the three people who put him in hospital - Hodges and his sidekicks Holly and Jerome. Then he plans to initiate a suicide epidemic. For Hodges - and the city - the clock is ticking in unexpected ways...Both a stand-alone novel and the final episode in the Hodges trilogy, END OF WATCH is a tense read which takes the series into a powerful new dimension.
THE BEST THRILLER OF THE YEAR ... recommended to crime buffs and King fans alike Sunday Express on MR MERCEDES I challenge you not to read this book in one breathless sitting Guardian on MR MERCEDES King continues to tweak the hard-boiled genre in spectacular ways USA Today on FINDERS KEEPERS A classic cat-and-mouse tale, this is King at his rip-roaring best Mail on Sunday on FINDERS KEEPERS Fantastic ... In part a love letter to literature, this is vintage King ... Roll on the last in the trilogy Sunday Mirror on FINDERS KEEPERS
Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His first crime thriller featuring Bill Hodges, MR MERCEDES, won the Edgar Award for best novel, was shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award and received the Goodreads Choice Award for the Best Mystery and Thriller of 2014. His second bestseller to feature Hodges, FINDERS KEEPERS, was published to outstanding critical acclaim. Many of King's books have been turned into celebrated films and television series including The Shawshank Redemption. King was the recipient of America's prestigious 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for distinguished contribution to American Letters. In 2007 he also won the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He lives with his wife Tabitha King in Maine.