Turn off the television - in fact, why don't you turn off all the lights except for the one over your favourite chair? - and we'll talk about vampires here in the dim
Ben Mears, a moderately successful writer, returns to the Lot to write a novel based on his early years, and to exorcise the terrors that have haunted him since childhood
A man who causes Ben some unease as things start to happen: a child disappears, a dog is brutally killed — nothing unusual, except the list starts to grow.
Soon surprise will turn to bewilderment, bewilderment to confusion and finally to terror…
A newcomer with a strange allure
I think I can make you believe in them
Of course there are tales of strange happenings — but not more than in any other town its size
Stephen King, from the Introduction.
'Salem's Lot is a small New England town with the usual quota of gossips, drinkers, weirdos and respectable folk
The event he witnessed in the house now rented by a new resident