(warning!!! spoilers follow)
The Colorado Kid is a novel written by Stephen King. The story centers on a seemingly unexplainable and impossible event where a person known only as The Colorado Kid dies under mysterious circumstances.
In the novel, a trio of reporters begin a discussion to try and solve the seemingly unsolvable case. As the case is laid out, two veteran reporters use it to determine the skills of an intern.
The story is used as the basis of the television series Haven starring Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant and Eric Balfour. The idea of the book is expanded and becomes an all encompassing power settling into a small town in Maine.