Later

Later

eBook - 2021
Average Rating:
Rate this:
7
“Part detective tale, part thriller…touching and genuine.” —The New York Times
 
#1 bestselling author Stephen King returns with a brand-new novel about the secrets we keep buried and the cost of unearthing them.
 

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
 
SOMETIMES GROWING UP 
 
MEANS FACING YOUR DEMONS
 
The son of a struggling single mother, Jamie Conklin just wants an ordinary childhood. But Jamie is no ordinary child. Born with an unnatural ability his mom urges him to keep secret, Jamie can see what no one else can see and learn what no one else can learn. But the cost of using this ability is higher than Jamie can imagine – as he discovers when an NYPD detective draws him into the pursuit of a killer who has threatened to strike from beyond the grave. 
 
LATER is Stephen King at his finest, a terrifying and touching story of innocence lost and the trials that test our sense of right and wrong. With echoes of King’s classic novel It, LATER is a powerful, haunting, unforgettable exploration of what it takes to stand up to evil in all the faces it wears.
Publisher: Titan

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment
h
heynineteen
May 01, 2021

NICE. For those readers of most of S.K. books, the "Ritual of Chud" (the book-IT) is brought into this story. It does get weird at times, LATER.

l
LuvReadingStuff
Apr 27, 2021

The book was very entertaining and did not get all weird at the end.

e
Eagle_dancer
Apr 08, 2021

It was very different. Not one of his best. I did enjoy it, as always.

debwalker Apr 06, 2021

When you can see dead people.....

m
Mitzi352
Mar 22, 2021

SK will always hold the title of master of horror, especially being so prolific, but Later is not horror, no matter how often throughout the novella he tries to convince us that it is. Readable, but not indelibly imprinted in my mind as most of his others are.

s
stellabay
Mar 18, 2021

Not quite as epic as some of King's previous books, but a cool story all the same. The twist at the end was one I didn't see coming.

LPL_LeahN Mar 08, 2021

Jamie Conklin is a perfectly average kid in all ways but one: He sees dead people. He even talks to them, sometimes, before they fade away and eventually disappear in the days following their expiration. Some of them have amazing stories to tell and they *always* tell the truth. When Jamie's mother gets involved with a crooked cop and makes the mistake of not keeping Jamie's gift to themselves, things get really interesting. All kinds of doors open up when the dead can't keep their secrets.

Crime, mystery, and supernatural horror that is most bizarre, but it's the life in his characters, the sense of knowing them, and the perfect illustration of time and place that really sells it all enough to scare the daylights out of you. He's done it again!

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at my library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top