Want more Lincoln Perry in your life?

  Michael teamed up with Karin Slaughter for Lee Child’s latest anthology, MatchUp. Their story features a young Jeffrey Tolliver crossing paths with the team of Joe Pritchard and Lincoln Perry in a 1993 case—and Kirkus Reviews liked the...

Best of 2016 Lists

What a year 2016 has been for Rise the Dark! Here are a few of the “best of” lists that feature this electrifying read: The New York Times In Koryta’s latest nightmare, a self-anointed messiah capable of calling up a homegrown army of “more than 200...
Update: Pirated Version of RISE THE DARK

Update: Pirated Version of RISE THE DARK

    I now have the pirated edition of Rise the Dark in hand. Notice any difference between the bootleg and the real book? It’s hard, I know, but if you’re a trained detective like me you just might be able to figure it out. Sadly, Amazon’s...

Pirated books at Amazon

Yesterday we discovered that a paperback edition of Rise the Dark was available for sale on the book’s homepage on Amazon. Apparently, it had been available since September 2. This was intriguing, because the paperback edition won’t be out for a year, and that seemed...

Michael on Craft & the Notes He Leaves Himself

Michael discusses craft, the advice he keeps in mind as he writes, and his rotten S.O.B. of an editor in his post on Literary Hub: THE EDITOR INSIDE MY HEAD IS A CRUEL AND DEMANDING S.O.B. By Michael Koryta, Sept. 2 When I worked at a newspaper, my cubicle walls were...

Writing’s Not Such a Silent Art After All

Michael talks to Audible about the sound on the page with writers like Michael Connelly Books, Stephen King, Alafair Burke, Dean Koontz, and Megan Abbott Books. The Voices Tell Me What To Do Writing’s not such a silent art after all. The bestselling author...

USA Today Best Seller & A Thank You

Thanks to everyone who came out to events last week, or bought a book or downloaded an ebook — Rise the Dark is a national bestseller thanks to you, appearing last night on the USA TODAY bestseller list. USA Today doesn’t drop off titles over time, which...