Stephen King, the “Master of Macabre,” is famous for writing bone-chilling horror stories. From Carrie to The Shining, Cujo to Pet Semetary, the man is truly a genius at crafting tales that terrify and haunt his readers.
So what does Mr. King read when he wants to get spooked? He’s an avid reader and luckily for us, tweets frequent updates on what he’s currently reading.
Here are thirteen creepy, mysterious, or downright scary books that King has enjoyed recently.
- The Niceville Trilogy by Carsten Stroud
What King said: “Don’t let the summer go by without checking out THE NICEVILLE TRILOGY, by Carsten Stroud. It’s a real rocket ride.”
2. Doing Harm by Kelly Parsons
What King said: “DOING HARM, by Kelly Parsons: best damn medical thriller I’ve read in 25 years. Terrifying OR scenes, characters with real texture.”
3. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins