Paul Sheldon. He’s a bestselling novelist who has finally met his biggest fan. Her name is Annie Wilkes and she is more than a rabid reader—she is Paul’s nurse, tending his shattered body after an automobile accident. But she is also his captor, keeping him prisoner in her isolated house.
Now Annie wants Paul to write his greatest work—just for her. She has a lot of ways to spur him on. One is a needle. Another is an ax. And if they don’t work, she can get really nasty.
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Review: MiseryUser Review - Sarah - Goodreads
Nobody writes pain like Stephen King. He has this morbidly, sickeningly, horrifyingly amazing way of tearing down human contentment and replacing it with, well, Misery. No pun intended. But it's not ... Read full review
Review: MiseryUser Review - Shanna - Goodreads
Descriptively gruesome. King really takes you on an emotional ride with character Paul Sheldon as he endures extreme physical and mental abuse by the hands of psychotic superfan Annie Wilkes. Any ... Read full review