All around the world, something is happening to women when they fall asleep; they become shrouded in a cocoon-like gauze. If awakened, if the gauze wrapping their bodies is disturbed, the women become feral and spectacularly violent... In the small town of Dooling, West Virginia, the virus is spreading through a women's prison, affecting all the inmates except one. Soon, word spreads about the mysterious Evie, who seems able to sleep - and wake. Is she a medical anomaly or a demon to be slain?
What the bloggers and reviewers are saying.....
Sleeping Beauties comes fuelled by a youthful vigour that King Sr hasn’t shown us in years
A blood-splattered pleasure.
The Kings create a thought-provoking work that examines a litany of modern-day issues. Toxic masculinity, police brutality and fake news all find their way into the narrative.
It is a gripping story spun out from an intriguing concept.