Wednesday 26 February 2014

Waiting On Wednesday (Mr Mercedes)


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases we can't wait to be published.


This week mine is Mr Mercedes by Stephen King



A cat-and-mouse suspense thriller featuring a retired homicide detective who's haunted by the few cases he left open, and by one in particular - the pre-dawn slaughter of eight people among hundreds gathered in line for the opening of a jobs fair when the economy was guttering out. Without warning, a lone driver ploughed through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes. The plot is kicked into gear when Bill Hodges receives a letter in the mail, from a man claiming to be the perpetrator. He taunts Hodges with the notion that he will strike again.


Hodges wakes up from his depressed and vacant retirement, hell-bent on preventing that from happening. 


Brady Hartfield lives with his alcoholic mother in the house where he was born. And he's preparing to kill again. 


Only Hodges, with a couple of misfit friends, can apprehend the killer in this high-stakes race against time. Because Brady's next mission, if it succeeds, will kill or maim hundreds, even thousands.


Published: 3rd June 2014 by Hodder & Stoughton



  1. I've seen Mr. Mercedes twice now today, both with different covers. I like this one a lot more. Here's my pick this week

  2. Ooh, this is a popular one today. I'm intrigued too. The synopsis sounds great and Stephen King is a brilliant author so why not.

    Happy Wednesday!

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  3. Just saw this on another blog and had to add it to my TBR list on Goodreads! Great choice!
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