Michael Makes History with E-Book Giveaway

Article from  Shelf Awareness June 28, 2016:   In an unusual book-and-baseball promotion, the first 10,000 fans 18 years and older at tonight’s game between the New York Yankees and the Texas Rangers (go, Yanks!) at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, N.Y., will...

Michael Talks Changing Industry with the Indianapolis Business Journal

Indianapolis Business Journal reporter Lou Harry traveled with Michael to the 2016 BookExpo America, which is the nation’s largest industry-only gathering for the book publishing business. You can read the article here, and learn more about how Michael is adapting to...

Early Reviews are Coming in on RISE THE DARK

“A frightening thriller about the holes in our infrastructure and the security protecting it. In this second Markus Novak novel, following 2015’s Last Words, Koryta effectively combines a compelling premise, a villain who seems too smart to be stopped, and a revealing...

How Flickering Lights Inspired Rise the Dark

Ever wonder why the lights will blink in your home during a storm before they go out for good? Ever wonder where the idea for a novel came from? With Rise the Dark, the answers are one and the same.  Writers often struggle to explain where a book came from, that...

A letter from Michael

It’s been awhile since I offered any updates from the writing desk, but I assure you that’s not because I’ve been asleep at it. Not all the time, at least. And the latest sleep research on naps and creativity suggests actually that…I digress. Here’s what’s been going...

Kind Words About RISE THE DARK

New York Times-bestselling authors Lee Child, Joseph Finder, and Stewart O’Nan are already fans of the book. See their comments here! “A superb thriller literally humming and buzzing with power and tension, given depth and resonance by Koryta’s...

RISE THE DARK, Coming August 16, 2016

For those who read LAST WORDS and encountered a teaser of a book-to-come called ECHOES, all I can say is….hang on to that copy, because it will be a special collectible!   The first-person Markus Novak novel promised there didn’t want to be written—and who am I...