Many of us love Stephen King, and he loves Holly Gibney. He even “adores” it, he wrote in his postscript. The geek girl with OCD who appeared in, featured in King’s trilogy of quasi-thrillers – the novels of Bill Hodges, with also and – fascinates its creator. “In Mr. Mercedes, she was only supposed to be a secondary character, a simple extra. But she stole my heart (and she almost got hold of the novel too). ” Shortly after, he installed it in . Here she is in If it bleeds, new collection of short stories from the master.
Two moments with the writer in 2013: