Books & Co. to Present ‘An Evening with Stephen King’ at Victoria Theatre on Thursday, June 9

King will discuss “End of Watch” during special author event; 400
lucky attendees will receive pre-signed hardcover edition

DAYTON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AnEveningwithStephenKingStephen King will discuss his newest novel “End
of Watch”
during a special event on Thursday, June 9 at 6:30
“An Evening with Stephen King,” presented by Books &
is set to take place at the historic Victoria
, located at 138 N. Main St.

“End of Watch” is the thrilling conclusion to King’s Bill Hodges
trilogy. Brady Hartsfield, perpetrator of the Mercedes Massacre (and
first introduced in “Mr. Mercedes”), has been in a traumatic brain
injury clinic for five years in a vegetative state. But behind the drool
and stare, Brady is awake, and in possession of deadly new powers that
allow him to wreak unimaginable havoc without ever leaving his hospital
room. Retired police detective Bill Hodges, the unlikely hero of “Mr.
Mercedes” and “Finders Keepers,” now runs an investigation agency with
his partner, Holly Gibney, who delivered the blow to Hartsfield’s head
that put him in the brain injury ward. When Bill and Holly are called to
a murder-suicide with ties to the Mercedes Massacre, they find
themselves pulled into their most dangerous case yet – one that will put
their lives and an entire city at risk. In “End of Watch,” Stephen King
brings the Hodges trilogy to a sublimely terrifying conclusion,
combining the detective fiction of “Mr. Mercedes” and “Finders Keepers”
with the supernatural suspense that is his trademark. The result is an
unnerving look at human vulnerability and up-all-night entertainment.

Tickets for “An Evening with Stephen King” are limited and available for
purchase beginning Wednesday, April 13 at 10 a.m. at the
Victoria Theatre or online at
Each ticket guarantees entry to the event, as well as one unsigned
hardcover edition of “End of Watch” at the end of the event. As a
special bonus, 400 lucky attendees will randomly receive a pre-signed
copy of the novel! Seating will be assigned based on the order the
tickets are purchased, so fans are encouraged to act quickly!

Ticket sales are final and nonrefundable. Due to capacity limits, each
person is allowed to purchase up to four tickets. Additional copies of
the unsigned new book along with the two previous books in the series,
“Mr. Mercedes” and “Finders Keepers,” will also be available for
purchase at the event.

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or call 937-429-2169.


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