Years ago, the Overlook Hotel almost took little Danny Torrance's life as his paranormal gift known as "the shining" opened up a sinister supernatural portal that took his father, Jack Torrance's life. Danny - who now goes by Dan - has been drifting aimlessly most of his life, dealing with his father's curse of alcoholism. Eventually, Dan finds some order to his life by working in a local hospice. Here, he earns the nickname "Doctor Sleep" by using his special ability to calm the dying and prepare them for the afterlife. But when he meets 12-year-old Abra Stone, who contains a powerful manifestation of the shining, Dan finds himself scrambling to save her from the hands of a murderous tribe called the True Knot, who seeks out children with the shining to feed off of them. In order to do this, he must face the demons of his past, including the ruins of the infamous Overlook Hotel.
Doctor Sleep is an upcoming American horror film based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Stephen King, which is a sequel to King's 1977 novel The Shining. The film, set several decades after the events of The Shining, combines elements of the 1977 novel and its 1980 film adaptation of the same name directed by Stanley Kubrick. It stars Ewan McGregor as Dan Torrance. The film also stars Rebecca Ferguson and Kyliegh Curran in her feature film debut. It premieres November 8, 2019.
Are you looking for a similar book to Doctor Sleep? These terrifying stories relay tales of children and others, whose special gifts go deep into the realm of the supernatural.
Ever since he nearly drowned, 10-year-old Jack Peter Keen refuses to go outside his home and instead spends time drawing monsters. But when these drawings take on a life of their own, no one is safe from their horrifying power.
At a desolate and mysterious school, young children are being trained to be prodigies in multiple areas of study, knowing only their lessons and the others surrounding them as their home and family. But one child only known as J begins to suspect there may be something out there, far beyond the pine barrens they surround the school... something he should not know about.
A young woman hires three mercenaries to rescue a boy who may have been taken against his will to a New Mexico backwoods commune, where the mercenaries encounter a terrifying cult-like community.
On a perfect summer afternoon in Wentworth, Ohio, many of the citizens who live on Poplar Street are killed mysteriously, and at the center of the mystery is a young boy named Seth Garon, whose supernatural powers are just awakening. (from amazon.com)
During the Summer of Love in 1969, Terry Ives, a student at a quiet college campus in the heart of Indiana signs on as a test subject for an important government experiment known as MK-ULTRA. But what lurks behind the walls of Hawkins National Laboratory is a great conspiracy than Terry could have ever imagined, including a young girl with unexplainable, super-human powers only known as 008.