Watch the book trailer for Stephen King’s ‘Mr. Mercedes’

Mr. Mercedes
Beach read alert: Stephen King’s “Mr. Mercedes” comes out June 3.

Stephen King isn’t typically thought of as a crime writer, but his new book “Mr. Mercedes” (out June 3) is his attempt to crack into the hard boiled detective genre, and from the looks of this new book trailer, he succeeds. The book centers around an ex-cop who, even though he’s retired, can’t stop thinking about an unsolved case of a man who killed eight people by running over them with a stolen Mercedes.

When the cop gets an anonymous letter from someone saying he is planning an even worse attack, he can’t resist trying to get to the bottom of this crime story. Click here to watch the book trailer.

“Mr. Mercedes” comes out June 3 and will be available in bookstores everywhere.

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