The Tommyknockers is the 26th book published by Stephen King; it was his 23rd novel, and the 18th written under his own name. The book was released by Putnam on 10 November 1987.
The story is set in the small town of Haven, Maine.
A copy of the novel is kept by Duke Crocker in the state room of his boat, the Cape Rouge.
Writer Bobbi Anderson stumbles upon an extraterrestrial craft buried in the forest surrounding the town of Haven, Maine.