Master of Horror Stephen King's terrifying sequel to u003ciu003eThe Shiningu003c/iu003e—an instant #1u003ciu003eNew York Timesu003c/iu003e bestseller about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance (the boy protagonist ofu003ciu003eThe Shiningu003c/iu003e) and the very special twelve-year-old girl whom he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals.u003cbru003eu003cbru003eOn highways across America, a tribe of people called the True Knot travel in search of sustenance. They look harmless—mostly old, lots of polyester, and married to their RVs. But as Dan Torrance knows, and spunky twelve-year-old Abra Stone learns, the True Knot are quasi-immortal, living off the steam that children with the shining produce when they are slowly tortured to death.u003cbru003eu003cbru003eHaunted by the inhabitants of the Overlook Hotel, where he spent one horrific childhood year, Dan has been drifting for decades, desperate to shed his father's legacy of despair, alcoholism, and violence. Finally, he settles in a New Hampshire town, an AA community that sustains him, and a job at a nursing home where his remnant shining power provides the crucial final comfort to the dying. Aided by a prescient cat, he becomes “Doctor Sleep.”u003cbru003eu003cbru003eThen Dan meets the evanescent Abra Stone, and it is her spectacular gift, the brightest shining ever seen, that reignites Dan's own demons and summons him to a battle for Abra's soul and survival. This is an epic war between good and evil, a gory, glorious story that will thrill the millions of devoted readers of u003ciu003eThe Shiningu003c/iu003e and satisfy anyone new to this icon in the King canon.