Riding the Bullet by Stephen King

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From international bestseller Stephen King the first ebook ever published—a novella about a young man who hitches a ride with a driver from the other side.

Riding the Bullet is “a ghost story in the grand manner” from the bestselling author of Bag of Bones, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, and The Green Mile—a short story about a young man who hitches a ride with a driver from the other side.
 

About Stephen King

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Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. 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. Joe Hill is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Heart-Shaped Box and Horns and writes an ongoing comic book series, Locke & Key. He makes lots of noise on Twitter under the handle @joe_hill.
 
Published March 14, 2000 by Scribner. 65 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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If anyone could write a book that would overcome the obstacles of having to be read on a computer screen, Stephen King should be the one, given his unusual gift for storytelling and his almost universal popularity.

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Publishers Weekly

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but King spins them with a wicked modern touch--the dead man drives a Mustang, and as the corpse pulls on a cigarette, Alan sees ""little trickles of smoke escape from the stitched incision on his neck."" When Alan makes his choice, the story deepens as King taps horror fiction's particular abili...

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Entertainment Weekly

com) — from which 400,000 copies were ordered in the first day — you can read (but not print out) the horror maestro's tale via Rocket eBook, PalmPilot, or PC.

Mar 31 2000 | Read Full Review of Riding the Bullet

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Instead, King uses good-scary (a theme park ride called the Bullet) throughout the story as a metaphor for bad-scary (dying).

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