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The #1 New York Times bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage in a remote location by his "number one fan." One of "Stephen King's best...genuinely scary" (USA TODAY).

Bestselling novelist Paul Sheldon thinks he's finally free of Misery Chastain. In a controversial career move, he's just killed off the popular protagonist of his beloved romance series in favor of expanding his creative horizons. But such a change doesn't come without consequences. After a near-fatal car accident in rural Colorado leaves his body broken, Paul finds himself at the mercy of the terrifying rescuer who's nursing him back to health--his self-proclaimed number one fan, Annie Wilkes. Annie is very upset over what Paul did to Misery and demands that he find a way to bring her back by writing a new novel--his best yet, and one that's all for her. After all, Paul has all the time in the world to do so as a prisoner in her isolated house...and Annie has some very persuasive and violent methods to get exactly what she wants...

"King at his best...a winner " --The New York Times
"Unadulteratedly terrifying...frightening." --Publishers Weekly
"Classic King...full of twists and turns and mounting suspense." --The Boston Globe

  • ISBN-13: 9781501156748
  • ISBN-10: 1501156748
  • Publisher: Pocket Books
  • Publish Date: February 2017
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 4.4 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds
  • Page Count: 432