If It Bleeds by Stephen King
Length: 448 pages
Audiobook Length: 15 hours and 12 minutes
First Published: 2020
A collection of four uniquely wonderful long stories, including a stand-alone sequel to The Outsider.
News people have a saying: ‘If it bleeds, it leads’. And a bomb at Albert Macready Middle School is guaranteed to lead any bulletin.
Holly Gibney of the Finders Keepers detective agency is working on the case of a missing dog – and on her own need to be more assertive – when she sees the footage on TV. But when she tunes in again, to the late-night report, she realizes there is something not quite right about the correspondent who was first on the scene. So begins ‘If It Bleeds’ , a stand-alone sequel to The Outsider featuring the incomparable Holly on her first solo case.
Dancing alongside are three more long stories – ‘Mr Harrigan’s Phone’, ‘The Life of Chuck’ and ‘Rat’ .
Quotes from If It Bleeds
Youth is a wonderful thing,” said Mr. Harrigan. “What a shame it’s wasted on children.
When an old man dies, a library burns.
And what makes you think you’re a main character in anything but your own mind?
Films are ephemeral, while books—the good ones—are eternal, or close to it.
About Stephen King
Stephen King is the bestselling author of more than 50 novels and 6 nonfiction books. He has received numerous awards for his writing, including the National Medal of Arts. Visit the author’s website →