The cover for Stephen’s new short story collection, Full Dark, No Stars has been revealed by Simon & Schuster. You can see it here at the left. Scheduled for release on November 9th, the collection consists of four previously unpublished stories. The story titles and plot synopses are:
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.
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.
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.
In other news, King is set to do a cameo for Sons of Anarchy. His part is currently scheduled to be in the third episode of the new season set to air in September.
King will also be receiving an award in recognition of his contribution to literature and the art of storytelling at an event sponsored by the Los Angeles Public and Library Foundation of Los Angeles on May 19th. The event is a fundraiser for the L.A. Public Library and tickets are still available through the web site: Library Foundation
Finally, as we recently mentioned, Ron Howard, Akiva Goldsman, Brian Grazer and Imagine Films are in discussions with Steve regarding the adaptation of the Dark Tower series for television. Here’s the word from King: “It looks good. Things are happening and they are happening fast but any reports you see might be taken with a grain of salt for the next couple of weeks. You will know the news from the official source as soon as we are able to post it.”