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By Stephen King, John Farris

New York Times bestsellers and mystery legends John Farris and Stephen King every one supplied a brand-new, never-before-published story for this precise choice of tales edited by way of big apple instances bestselling writer and secret legend Ed McBain.

The Ransome Women by way of John Farris: A mental mystery that questions the position attractiveness performs in society and the cult of big name. a tender and lovely, ravenous artist catches a holiday while her idol, the reclusive portraitist John Ransome bargains her a profitable modeling agreement. yet how lengthy will her pleasure final while she discovers the destiny shared by way of all Ransome's previous topics?

The issues They Left Behind through Stephen King: A hauntingly relocating story of survival guilt in big apple urban after Sept. 11. Scott Staley known as in ill for his task on the international exchange middle that Tuesday morning. Now within the aftermath of Sep 11, he needs to face his in charge judgment of right and wrong as he starts off to discover the issues his deceased coworkers left behind.

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