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Hitting shelves May 2019!

IF SHE WAKES by Michael Koryta. Pre-order now your copy today:

Amazon: bit.ly/IfSheWakes_amazon

B&N: bit.ly/IfSheWakes_BN

Tara Beckley is a college senior assigned to chaperone a visiting engineer to a conference. It’s supposed to be a simple task in a safe place. But once on the road she is the victim of a brutal accident that kills the engineer and leaves Tara in a vegetative state — or, at least, so her doctors think. Really, she is the prisoner of locked-in syndrome, fully alert, but unable to move a muscle. Trapped in her body, she discovers that someone powerful wants her dead — but why? And what can she do, lying in a hospital bed, to stop them?

Meanwhile, Abby Kaplan, an insurance investigator, is assigned to Tara’s case. A former stunt driver, Abby has returned to Maine after a disaster in Hollywood left a beloved actor dead and her own reputation — and nerves — shattered. She has nothing left to give to the case, but she can tell there’s more to the accident than meets the eye. When she starts asking questions, things spin out of control fast, leaving Abby on the run, and an enigmatic young hit man on her heels. His name is Dax Blackwell, and for him, killing isn’t just the family business, but a master craft.

The NYT Got Goosebumps

Here’s a taste of the New York Times’ review of HOW IT HAPPENED: “Where are the bodies? That’s the pertinent question posed by Michael Koryta in his cool and cunning novel HOW IT HAPPENED, which is loosely based, he has said, on a murder he covered as a young reporter in Indiana. Perhaps because of the personal angle – or just because Koryta is such a skilled writer – the story feels like the real deal…gives me goose bumps, a credit to Koryta’s descriptive powers.”

Read the full review: https://nyti.ms/2JcJL14 

GMA’s Summer Beach Reads

Thanks Good Morning America for picking HOW IT HAPPENED as one of the best beach reads for the summer along with The Immoralists by Chloe Benjamin, The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll, A Place For Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza, All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin, Vox by Christina Dalcher, The Glitch by Elisabeth Cohen, and Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris.

See GMA’s list: https://gma.abc/2xjIcts