Book of the Week: End of Watch
Published just yesterday (7th June), our book of the week is Stephen King's latest thriller End of Watch, which is a stand-alone novel in the popular trilogy featuring detective Bill Hodges.
Retired detective Bill Hodges is back on the trail of killer Brady Hartsfield, even though Brady is confined to a hospital brain injury unit. But all is not what it seems: Brady is able to influence both his physician and the hospital librarian to commit crimes in the outside world.
Now, the technological genius has created a hypnotic electronic fishing game which compels users to commit suicide, and he is determined to target the three people who put him in hospital - Hodges and his sidekicks Holly and Jerome. Then he plans to initiate a suicide epidemic. For Hodges - and the city - the clock is ticking in unexpected ways...
The Bill Hodges Triology
A cat-and-mouse suspense thriller featuring Bill Hodges, a retired cop who is tormented by 'the Mercedes massacre', a case he never solved. Brady Hartsfield, perpetrator of that notorious crime, has sent Hodges a taunting letter. Now he's preparing to kill again. Each starts to close in on the other in a mega-stakes race against time.View Book
Morris Bellamy is a reader so obsessed by America's iconic author John Rothstein that he is prepared to kill for a trove of notebooks containing at least one more unpublished novel.
2009: Pete Saubers, a boy whose father was brutally injured by a stolen Mercedes, discovers a buried trunk containing cash and Rothstein's notebooks.
2014: After thirty-five years in prison, Morris is up for parole. And he's hell-bent on recovering his treasure.
Now it's up to retired detective Bill Hodges - running an investigative company called 'Finders Keepers' - to rescue Pete from an ever-more deranged and vengeful Morris...View Book