Stephen King was born on September 21, 1947, in Portland, Maine. Having also published work under the pseudonym Richard Bachman, King's first horror novel, Carrie, was a huge success. Over the years, King has become known for titles that are both commercially successful and sometimes critically acclaimed. His books have sold more than 350 million copies worldwide and been adapted into numerous successful films. In Doctor Sleep, the adult version of Daniel “Dan” Torrence appeared to have followed in his father’s footsteps. Haunted by the memories of the terrifying months he spent in the Overlook Hotel while his father slowly went mad, Dan drank to excess. The alcohol helped to blot out the pain as well as lessen the visions he had a result of his still active shining. Dan’s drinking, along with his anger issues, landed him in jail several times and kept him from staying at a job for long. When he reached the town of Frazier, however, Dan never guessed that he had been called there for the purpose of helping a girl with the shining overcome her demons, just like Richard “Dick” Hallorann had helped Dan at the Overlook. Abra Stone was just a few months old when her parents began to realize that she had special abilities. On the night of September 10, 2011, Lucy and David Stone both had dreams about Abra in which she was crying. In their separate dreams, when Lucy and David found Abra, she had a number written on her chest… Enjoy free online English audiobook “Doctor Sleep”, a novel by Stephen King.