Michael’s Musical Inspiration

Listen to Michael’s playlist for THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD and see which songs he associates with the characters.   Michael Koryta’s THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD Playlist 1) Brother, Lord Huron (Blackwell Brothers) 2) Jericho Road, Steve Earle (Ethan) 3)...

Summer Reading Picks – Fiction

You asked for it! Check out Michael’s list of some of the fiction books he is reading this summer.   Burnt Offerings, by Robert Marasco Sadly out of print, but worth hunting down, and I’m trying to bang the drum for someone to reissue a print or e-version...

Video: Top of the Pass

This is at the top of the Beartooth Highway – note that snow! Taken in late June. Yes, you read that right – June. The Beartooths have the largest block of contiguous alpine tundra in the lower...

Michael’s Summer Reading Picks

What Stands In A Storm, by Kim Cross. Anyone who has read SO COLD THE RIVER knows that I’m a bit obsessed with tornadoes – not quite to the Anne McKinney level, but close – and Kim Cross does a wonderful job of telling the story of the horrific tornado outbreak of...
Video: Take a ride with Ethan Serbin and Jack Blackwell

Video: Take a ride with Ethan Serbin and Jack Blackwell

Here’s a glimpse of the Beartooth Highway in late June, courtesy of a Garmin Virb camera mounted on the dash. For those of you who wondered just what the countryside looked like as Ethan and Jack made their drive toward Cooke City, MT. Driving into the clouds here at...
Return to the scene of the crimes…

Return to the scene of the crimes…

Now this is what a book tour should be like! I’m sitting at a table outside of the Bearclaw Bakery in Cooke City, MT (year-round population 110 at last census, it is a CDP or “census-designated place”) and a friend I met last year, Cathy Pate, (whose son, Nick, played...