STEPHEN KING is the author of more than seventy books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His thrilling suspense novels include Dolores Claiborne, Gerald's Game and The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon. King's recent No. 1 bestsellers are Billy Summers, If It Bleeds, The Institute and The Outsider.
Many of his titles, such as Misery, IT and The Shawshank Redemption are the basis for major motion pictures and TV events, with The Shawshank Redemption IMDb's top-rated movie of all time.
King is the recipient of the 2020 Audio Publishers Association Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award, the 2014 National Medal of Arts, and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
Roused by a single drop of blood, Rosie Daniels wakes up to the chilling realisation that her husband is going to kill her. And she takes flight - with his credit card.
Alone in a strange city, Rosie begins to build a new life: she meets Bill and she finds an odd junk shop painting, 'Rose Madder', which strangely seems to want her as much as she wants it.
But it's hard for Rosie not to keep looking over her shoulder. Norman is a corrupt cop with the instincts of a predator. A man almost mythic in his monstrosity. For Rosie to survive, she must enter the myth and become a person she never knew she could be - Rose Madder.
Because Norman is getting close. Rosie can feel how close he is getting . . .