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The New York Times Loves Last Words

NTYThe New York Times already loves LAST WORDS! Check out Marilyn Stasio’s review online, where she describes Michael’s latest work, “There are authors who keep writing the same book, over and over. Michael Koryta is not one of those authors. An inventive storyteller who’s also a skilled stylist, he’s constantly experimenting…even on a literal level, Koryta’s descriptions possess an unearthly beauty.”

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New story released!

Michael’s short story THE APREX PREDATOR takes readers back to the territory of Lincoln Perry — only this time, told through the eyes of one of the detective’s criminal associates, Thor, a character who appeared in both TONIGHT I SAID GOODBYE and A WELCOME GRAVE. The 29-page story is available for the immediate future exclusively as a Kindle Single for $1.99. A portion of the proceeds from this will go to

The Amazon page also features an exclusive new interview with Michael that includes discussion of the story, Lincoln Perry, and some film projects.


Sneak preview…

Preliminary cover design of the new one, due out in April. How about this gorgeous cover? Kudos to Ploy Siripant, Mario Pulice, and the rest of the LB team involved with the design. Amazing to see them turn a concept into a cover. A lot of hard work, to say the least.