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BALTIMORE, MD – May 16, 2017 – Cemetery Dance Publications, the world’s leading independent publisher of collectible horror and suspense books, has just published hardcover and eBook editions of Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar. The novella marks a return to King’s fabled town of Castle Rock, Maine, and the first-ever collaboration between these two long-time friends and award-winning authors.
“It was a pleasure to work with Rich Chizmar one-on-one after all these years,” Stephen King said. “I had a story I couldn’t finish, and he showed me the way home with style and panache. It was a good time, and I think readers will have a good time reading it. If they are left with questions, and maybe have a few arguments, all the better.”
Gwendy’s Button Box is now available through Cemetery Dance Publications and all major booksellers, and the audio version was released today by Simon & Schuster.
“Steve and I have corresponded about books and movies and life for twenty years now,” said Richard Chizmar, “I’m a huge admirer of both his work and the man himself. Writing Gwendy’s Button Box with Steve was truly a dream come true for me.”
“Steve sent me the first chunk of a short story,” Chizmar explained. “I added quite a bit and sent it back to him. He did a pass, then bounced it back to me for another pass. Then, we did the same thing all over again – one more draft each. Next thing you know, we had a full-length novella on our hands. We took a free hand in rewriting each other and adding new ideas and characters.”
Gwendy’s Button Box is the coming-of-age story of twelve-year-old Gwendy Peterson, who spends the summer of 1974 running the “Suicide Stairs” that connect Castle Rock to the Castle View Recreational Park. One day, while she catches her breath at the top of the stairs, a stranger calls to Gwendy. On a bench in the shade sits a man in black jeans, a black coat, and a white shirt unbuttoned at the top. On his head is a small neat black hat. The time will come when Gwendy has nightmares about that hat…
Journey back to Castle Rock in this chilling new novella by Stephen King, bestselling author of The Bazaar of Bad Dreams, and Richard Chizmar, award-winning author of A Long December.
Cemetery Dance Publications is widely considered the world’s leading publisher of horror and dark suspense. Now celebrating twenty-eight years in business, Cemetery Dance magazine has won every major genre award and the Cemetery Dance Publications hardcover imprint has published more than 300 hardcover titles from the genre’s most acclaimed authors.
Richard Chizmar working hard signing all these amazing books.
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