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“The Cruise Ship from Hell” – Stephen King Applauds Sarah Lotz’s New Novel, Day Four

Day FourAlert! Legendary horror author Stephen King is singing the praises of the new Sarah Lotz novel, Day Four.

Day Fourwhich has a killer animated cover – is the follow-up to Lotz’s international hit The Three (although not a sequel, per se), and will be available in South Africa in late June or early July.

Here’s what he had to say:

King is a known fan of The Three, having called it “really wonderful .. hard to put down and vastly entertaining”.

He also called it “a work like a bomb” in Turkish – if Google translate informs us correctly:

Lotz signed a six-figure book deal for the two books with Hodder & Stoughton ahead of the 2012 Frankfurt Book Fair, and Company Pictures in London acquired the TV rights in 2013. What we’re trying to say is … if you haven’t read it yet, you should move it to the top of your to-read pile.

King is no stranger to local fiction; he also had buckets of praise for Lauren BeukesThe Shining Girls, calling it a “clever story” with “smart prose” and putting in his 2013 top 10 reads.

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