Two words come into mind when I think of BAG OF BONES --- vintage King.
The story revolves more around the imagination and mental games that surrounded the early works of King than it does around blood and gore. And the fact that the gristle is missing does not have the story lacking --- not in the least bit.
As the book opens Mike Noonan, a bestselling novelist has just lost his wife to a brain aneurysm. Noonan has just discovered that his wife Johanna was pregnant with their daughter when she died, so his loss is doubled.
Driven by the need to discover why Johanna kept her pregnancy from him, Mike investigates