Stephen King’s New Novel The Outsider Gets Release Date, Synopsis, and Page Count

Stephen King has been blowing up the box-office this past year but let’s not forget that the man is first and foremost an author.

With that in mind, we wanted to make sure that you guys were aware that Mr. King has a new novel on the way in 2018 and today we have the book’s synopsis, release date, and page count!

The book is called “The Outsider” and runs a good 576 pages. On top of that, we know that the novel will be reaching shelves on May 22, 2018.

Preorder your copy HERE.

You can check out the synopsis below and the book’s (temporary) cover to the right. After that make sure to let us know if you plan to snag a copy of King’s new novel below!

“The Outsider” hits May 22, 2018.


An unspeakable crime. A confounding investigation. At a time when the King brand has never been stronger, he has delivered one of his most unsettling and compulsively readable stories.

An eleven-year-old boy’s violated corpse is found in a town park. Eyewitnesses and fingerprints point unmistakably to one of Flint City’s most popular citizens. He is Terry Maitland, Little League coach, English teacher, husband, and father of two girls. Detective Ralph Anderson, whose son Maitland once coached, orders a quick and very public arrest. Maitland has an alibi, but Anderson and the district attorney soon add DNA evidence to go with the fingerprints and witnesses. Their case seems ironclad.

As the investigation expands and horrifying answers begin to emerge, King’s propulsive story kicks into high gear, generating strong tension and almost unbearable suspense. Terry Maitland seems like a nice guy, but is he wearing another face? When the answer comes, it will shock you as only Stephen King can.



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