Stephen King‘s “No Stars, Only Dark” proves why he’s the master of the long story form

Particularly with regard to horror. Visceral, suspenseful, humorous, and sometimes downright terrifying, Stephen King‘s “No Stars, Only Dark” is the perfect quick read in the week leading up to Halloween

A man and his son kill a termagant wife and mother, a woman seeks revenge on her attacker, a man makes a Faustian pact with the devil leading to a lifetime of bitterness, and a wife discovers her husband’s dark secret while he is away on business.