Bag of Bones

Bag of Bones

Book - 2008
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NOW AN A&E TELEVISION EVENT-- STEPHEN KING'S POWERFUL TALE OF LOST LOVE'S ENDURING BONDS AND HAUNTING SECRETS FROM THE PAST. . . .

Four years after the sudden death of his wife, bestselling novelist Mike Noonan is still grieving, unable to write, and plagued by vivid nightmares set at Sara Laughs, the Maine summerhouse that seems to be calling to him. Reluctantly returning to the lakeside getaway, Mike finds a small town in the soulless grip of a powerful millionaire, a single mother fighting to keep her three-year-old daughter, and a miasma of ghostly visitations and escalating terrors at his remote cabin. Drawn to Mattie's dilemma and falling in love with her and with young Kyra, Mike must still face the terrifying forces that have been unleashed at the lake's edge--what do they want with Mike Noonan?

Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Scribner, 2008, c1998
ISBN: 9781451678604
9781439106211
Branch Call Number: KING
Characteristics: 548 p

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sherry_library Apr 11, 2017

I'll have to try reading instead of listening to it. It's read by Stephen King himself who has a monotone voice and reads it all in one long run-on sentence. The audiobook is 17 hours long and I gave up 3 hours in.

lcraigjones Apr 01, 2016

This is a real chilling thriller! King is a great story teller. I wasn't able to put this down. King can be long-winded, but keep going because it is worth it. The end gets creepy! It's a real "haunting" piece of fiction, and definitely one of my favorite novels by Stephen King.

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CrystalLewis25
Nov 09, 2012

This book had a little bit of everything, and kept me intrigued the whole time I was reading it. I could barely put this book down!!

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keo8128
Mar 01, 2011

I don't think I was in the mood to be told a ghost story when I picked up this book. My fault. I was on a plane, and not really into the bizarre plot structures and dreamlike prose. I'm sure it is a great book, but I just wasn't enticed.

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DASTardlyGal
Feb 20, 2011

This is my #1 favorite book by SK!!! LOVE IT, LOVE IT, LOVE IT!!! I've read it twice and recommend it to anyone who wants to read a weird story. Just love this story!! I think this is hands down one of SK's best books!!! Its slow in parts, but it makes up for it with all the stuff that happens!! I love this book and recommend it highly. I plan on reading it again, or perhaps listening to the audio sometime, after I read all the books on my 'to read list'. This book has it all-love, sadness, grief, greed, fear, everything, on top of strangeness. I would love to see a movie of this, the visual effects would be astounding, I'm guessing.

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nitetraino
Dec 23, 2008

Some Stephen king novels are good, but this is not. It is too long and boring to hold this reviewer's interest. 0 of 10 stars

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