Back in high school Stephen King and Dean Koontz were the cool guys to read. Something about the spine tingling horror novel was just very appealing. Lots of action and scares. Last month the WPL Book Club was reading Full Dark No Stars by Stephen King. I facilitate the book club, naturally I needed to read the book . . . oh my . . . Mr. King sure knows how to get minds and hearts racing.
Full Dark No Stars by Stephen King is made up of four short stories. Each of the stories contains a moral dilemma along with a fair amount of chills and thrills.
The story opens with the confession of Wilfred James to the murder of his wife, Arlette, following their move to Hemingford, Nebraska onto land willed to Arlette by her father.
A Good Marriage
Darcy Anderson learns more about her husband of over twenty years than she would have liked to know when she stumbles literally upon a box under a worktable in their garage. ** I will never look at my husband the same way again. You just can’t know what secrets people are keeping . . .
Mystery writer, Tess, has been supplementing her writing income for years by doing speaking engagements with no problems. But following a last-minute invitation to a book club 60 miles away, she takes a shortcut home with dire consequences.
Harry Streeter, who is suffering from cancer, decides to make a deal with the devil but, as always, there is a price to pay.
- – Christine B.