Michael’s Rise the Dark Playlist

Music is a huge part of my writing process, and certain songs and artists seep into the individual books and characters. This is never more important than in the middle of a book, or during the first rewrites, when fresh energy is critical. I’ve had the pleasure of...

Michael’s Q&A with the Portland Press Herald

Wondering how Michael spent his summer? He sits down with the Portland Press Herald and talks about his influences, his summer in Maine, and his research for the book following Rise the Dark. Read the full Q&A below or check it out here:  Best-selling author...

Review: Rise the Dark Will Leave You Breathless

The Tampa Bay Times’ review of Rise the Dark is in, and it left them breathless:   “…Koryta again constructs a hold-your-breath thriller around believable characters and the bonds, familial and romantic and ideological, that bind them....

Early Reviews Are Coming In

Rise the Dark releases in less than a week, and the reviews already are starting to come in. Here are a few of the early thoughts about the book: The Washington Post: This book arrived with high praise from several stars of the genre — “A master,” says Stephen King;...

Rise the Dark Pre-order Giveaway!

To gear up for the release of Rise the Dark, we are doing a special pre-order promotion! Between now and August 16, if you send a receipt or photo of a receipt for a pre-order of Rise the Dark to korytabooks@gmail.com, and share the contest post on Facebook,...

Rise the Dark & a Cooke City Inscription

Michael signed a book or two yesterday at the Hachette Book Group distribution center! He says many of the books were filled with valuable Pokemon Go creatures, but that you must purchase the books in order to capture them. If that isn’t reward enough, some of...

Michael Throws the First Pitch at Yankee Stadium

It was an unbelievable honor to throw out the first pitch at Yankee Stadium last night (went with my patented side-splitter). I’m most grateful to the Yankees and Hachette Book Group for the chance. Unforgettable night.     For the record, equipment...