A Good Marriage

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A Good Marriage is a novella by Stephen King, published in his collection Full Dark, No Stars (2010).wikipedia
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Full Dark, No Stars

A Good Marriage is a novella by Stephen King, published in his collection Full Dark, No Stars (2010).
Both A Good Marriage and Big Driver were adapted into films, with screenplays written by Stephen King and Richard Christian Matheson respectively.

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A few months after Darcy's discoveries, an elated Bob finds a rare 1955 doubled die cent, and the couple goes out to Portland to celebrate.
The coin is mentioned in the 2010 Stephen King novella A Good Marriage.

Anthony LaPaglia

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Anthony LaPaglia and Stephen Lang were later added to the cast.
It was announced in May 2013 that LaPaglia signed on in the feature adaptation of Stephen King's A Good Marriage with Joan Allen.

Dennis Rader

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In the afterword for Full Dark, No Stars, King stated that the character of Bob Anderson was inspired by Dennis Rader, the infamous "BTK Killer".
The horror writer Stephen King says his novella A Good Marriage, and the film based on it, was inspired by the BTK killer.

Stephen King short fiction bibliography

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Novella

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A Good Marriage is a novella by Stephen King, published in his collection Full Dark, No Stars (2010).

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A Good Marriage is a novella by Stephen King, published in his collection Full Dark, No Stars (2010).

Portland, Maine

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Darcy Anderson has been married to Bob, an accountant from Portland, Maine, for 27 years.

Mail order

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They have a happy yet humdrum relationship, running a mail-order business selling and appraising rare coins.

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They have a happy yet humdrum relationship, running a mail-order business selling and appraising rare coins.

Pornography

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When she rummages through Bob's belongings, she stumbles across a pornographic magazine showing sadomasochistic images.

Sadomasochism

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When she rummages through Bob's belongings, she stumbles across a pornographic magazine showing sadomasochistic images. He calmly explains his insanity to his horrified wife, recounting how he and a sadistic friend named Brian Delahanty – nicknamed "BD", from which Beadie's name was derived – planned a school shooting as teenagers.

Serial killer

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Unnerved by the magazine – and that it is in Bob's possession – Darcy finds a secret compartment behind the garage's baseboard and makes a more horrific discovery: a small box containing the ID cards of Marjorie Duvall, a victim of a serial killer called "Beadie".

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Afterwards, Darcy Googles Beadie and cross-checks Bob's business records with the locations of the murders, finding that Bob was close to most of the crimes.

Insanity

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He calmly explains his insanity to his horrified wife, recounting how he and a sadistic friend named Brian Delahanty – nicknamed "BD", from which Beadie's name was derived – planned a school shooting as teenagers.

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He calmly explains his insanity to his horrified wife, recounting how he and a sadistic friend named Brian Delahanty – nicknamed "BD", from which Beadie's name was derived – planned a school shooting as teenagers.

Alter ego

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Bob claims that after he started his family with Darcy, his murderous alter ego receded and he was not driven to kill again for several years.

Perrier

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Upon arriving home, Darcy has Bob fetch some Perrier while she waits for him upstairs, ostensibly for sex.

Sex

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Upon arriving home, Darcy has Bob fetch some Perrier while she waits for him upstairs, ostensibly for sex.

Crime

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After removing the evidence of murder, Darcy manages to convince the authorities and the children that Bob died in a drunken accident, and isn't suspected of committing any foul play.

Retirement

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However, not long after Bob is buried, a retired detective named Holt Ramsey visits the house.

Detective

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However, not long after Bob is buried, a retired detective named Holt Ramsey visits the house.

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Ramsey tells Darcy that he suspected Bob was the killer, since his Chevrolet Suburban was seen in the vicinity of each victim.

Afterword

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In the afterword for Full Dark, No Stars, King stated that the character of Bob Anderson was inspired by Dennis Rader, the infamous "BTK Killer".

Peter Askin

On May 19, 2012, it was announced that Will Battersby and Peter Askin were producing an adaptation of A Good Marriage with Askin directing Stephen King's screenplay of his own novella.