THE PROPHET starred review

A very nice advance review of THE PROPHET, which now has an August 7 release date. A starred review from Kirkus and a very generous quote from Donald Ray Pollock. “Friday Night Lights meets In Cold Blood in this powerful tale of distant brothers in a small Ohio...
And stars continue to hang above THE RIDGE

And stars continue to hang above THE RIDGE

Another starred review, this time from Library Journal:  Koryta, Michael. The Ridge.Little, Brown. Jun. 2011. c.412p. ISBN 9780316053662. $24.99. F Koryta (The Cypress House; So Cold the River) delivers another supernatural thriller with punch. The lives of a...
Stars on THE RIDGE

Stars on THE RIDGE

Courtesy of Publishers Weekly! STARRED REVIEW A rural Kentucky community becomes the unlikely focal point for a series of enigmatic and terrifying events in Koryta’s subtle supernatural thriller. When local drunk Wyatt French, who inexplicably built a wooden...

Winnipeg Free Press reports…

That you should read The Cypress House! “With last year’s So Cold The River, 20-something Michael Koryta veered from the familiar P.I. genre (his Lincoln Perry series) and started knocking on the door of the creepy-crime school run by Stephen King, Dean...

A few international links

Montreal’s Jacques Filippi offers a very generous review of The Cypress House: He is a specialist like Scorsese and Hitchcock are in their field. Michael Koryta has already been compared to writers like Stephen King, Peter Straub and Dennis Lehane; soon, if they...
A tremendous honor in the UK

A tremendous honor in the UK

The Observer has named The Cypress House its “thriller of the month” for March. I’m thrilled to share the review below — deepest thanks to Alison Flood for giving the book her consideration — and as a former journalist and journalism...