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...
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...