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Billy Summers

From legendary storyteller and #1 bestseller Stephen King, whose “restless imagination is a power that cannot be contained” (The New York Times Book Review), comes a thrilling new novel about a good guy in a bad job.

Billy Summers is a man in a room with a gun. He’s a killer for hire and the best in the business. But he’ll do the job only if the target is a truly bad guy. And now Billy wants out. But first there is one last hit. Billy is among the best snipers in the world, a decorated Iraq war vet, a Houdini when it comes to vanishing after the job is done. So what could possibly go wrong?
 
How about everything.

This spectacular can’t-put-it-down novel is part war story, part love letter to small town America and the people who live there, and it features one of the most compelling and surprising duos in King fiction, who set out to avenge the crimes of an extraordinarily evil man. It’s about love, luck, fate, and a complex hero with one last shot at redemption.

You won’t put this story down, and you won’t forget Billy.

Read an Excerpt at EW

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Chapelwaite

Chapelwaite, based on the short story Jerusalem's Lot by Stephen King and starring Academy Award winner Adrien Brody and Emily Hampshire, will premiere on EPIX on Sunday, August 22nd at 10pm ET/PT. Set in the 1850s, the series follows Captain Charles Boone (Brody), who relocates his family of three children to his ancestral home in the small, seemingly sleepy town of Preacher’s Corners, Maine after his wife dies at sea. However, Charles will soon have to confront the secrets of his family’s sordid history, and fight to end the darkness that has plagued the Boones for generations.

Hampshire plays Rebecca Morgan, an ambitious young woman who left Preacher’s Corners to attend Mount Holyoke College, and has returned home with an advance to write a story for the new and prestigious Atlantic Magazine. Her writer’s block lifts when Boone arrives in town with his children, and despite her mother’s protests, Rebecca applies to be governess of the infamous Chapelwaite manor and the Boone family in order to write about them. In doing so, Rebecca will not only craft the next great gothic novel, she’ll unravel a mystery that has plagued her own family for years. 

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Stephen on GMA and THE VIEW 8/3

Posted: July 31st, 2021 11:24:00 am EDT

Stephen will be appearing on Good Morning America in the 8am hour on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021. Later in the day, he will also be on The View.

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See Stephen Read from BILLY SUMMERS

Posted: July 31st, 2021 11:27:15 am EDT

Premiering on YouTube on July 27th, 2021, you can now see and hear Stephen read from the beginning of his soon-to-be-released novel, Billy Summers. The novel will be available in hardcover, ebook, and audiobook on August 3rd, 2021, but you can head over to Scribner's YouTube channel to watch the reading now.

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BILLY SUMMERS

Posted: January 28th, 2021 2:55:01 pm EST

Coming August 3rd, 2021, a thrilling new novel about a good guy in a bad job.

Billy Summers is a man in a room with a gun. He’s a killer for hire and the best in the business. But he’ll do the job only if the target is a truly bad guy. And now Billy wants out. But first there is one last hit. Billy is among the best snipers in the world, a decorated Iraq war vet, a Houdini when it comes to vanishing after the job is done. So what could possibly go wrong?

How about everything.

This spectacular can’t-put-it-down novel is part war story, part love letter to small town America and the people who live there, and it features one of the most compelling and surprising duos in King fiction, who set out to avenge the crimes of an extraordinarily evil man. It’s about love, luck, fate, and a complex hero with one last shot at redemption.

You won’t put this story down, and you won’t forget Billy.

Read an Exclusive Excerpt and See the Cover at EW

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Stephen Talks BILLY SUMMERS

Posted: July 15th, 2021 1:38:48 pm EDT

Stephen recently spoke to Entertainment Weekly about Billy Summers. Head to their website to read the interview now.

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