About author-Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes The Bill Hodges Trilogy, Revival, and Doctor Sleep. His novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller as well as the Best Hardcover Book Award from the International Thriller Writers Association. He is the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
Description-`Thinner` - the old gypsy man barely whispers the word. Billy feels the touch of a withered hand. gentle on his cheek. Billy Halleck, prosperous if overweight citizen, happily married, shudders then turns angrily away. The old woman`s death has been none of his fault. The courts have cleared him. She just stumbled in front of his car. Now he simply wants to forget the whole messy business. Later when the scales tell him he is losing weight, it is just what the Doctor ordered. His wife is pleased - as she should be, but.....
Publisher-Hodder & Stoughton/Hachette Book Group(2012)