Another Starred Review!

Another starred review for HOW IT HAPPENED — this time from Library Journal  In Koryta’s new thriller, FBI agent Rob Barrett must solve a double murder in Port Hope, Maine. The story begins with local troublemaker Kimmy Crepeaux telling Barrett, an...
New Markus Novak Novella Available

New Markus Novak Novella Available

The Mysterious Bookshop in New York is the oldest mystery bookstore in the country, and a favorite destination for readers and writers alike. They also do some wonderful publishing projects, and I was honored to have a chance to participate in the latest, writing an...
Coming in 2018…

Coming in 2018…

“And that is how it happened. Can we stop now?” Kimberly Crepeaux is a notorious jailhouse snitch, teen mother, and heroin addict whose petty crimes are well-known to her rural Maine community. So when she confesses to her role in the brutal murders of...

The Magic of Great Music

I write to music, and sometimes certain songs take on the feel of a soundtrack to me, adding layers to the characters and story. That’s never been more true than with The Prophet, when the music of Matthew Ryan and Brian Fallon, in particular, drove that book...

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...