On the SO COLD THE RIVER Movie

On the SO COLD THE RIVER Movie

SO COLD THE RIVER will be available in select theaters Friday, and to anyone with either a smart TV or on-demand cable or satellite on Tuesday, and I hope some of you have a chance to give it a look. This one is a passion project for me – the idea for the book came...
Tampa Bay Times on WHERE THEY WAIT

Tampa Bay Times on WHERE THEY WAIT

Do you ever watch horror films and shout at the screen, “Don’t go in there!” Where They Wait had me wanting to shout at Nick, “Throw away that phone!” But we never do, do we? Click here to read the review
Michael Koryta recommends 6 books for spooky season

Michael Koryta recommends 6 books for spooky season

Michael Koryta, the best-selling author of 16 crime thrillers, writes horror fiction under the pseudonym Scott Carson. His latest Carson novel, Where They Wait, is a Halloween-worthy tale that has inspired him to name his own seasonal favorites. Click here to read...
New York Times on WHERE THEY WAIT

New York Times on WHERE THEY WAIT

“Mindfulness apps are frightening beasts, but a mindfulness app that delves deep inside the psyche to control dreams? Pure horror. The premise of WHERE THEY WAIT, Scott Carson’s compulsively readable psychological horror novel, rests upon anxiety and a need to...
Publishers Weekly on WHERE THEY WAIT

Publishers Weekly on WHERE THEY WAIT

“Superior prose (“The elevator doors sealed across her like gravedigger’s dirt”) enhances a craftily twisted plot, which sticks its landing.” Click here to read the starred review
Booklist on WHERE THEY WAIT

Booklist on WHERE THEY WAIT

“Carson does not disappoint in his new technology-inspired horror novel.” Click here to read the full review

Bookstore News

It’s always nice to have good bookstore news, and this month I’ve got two pleasant developments. In Maine, Sherman’s Booksellers has reopened in Rockland. The Camden store was an early covid casualty, one that was a real blow to me and I’m sure to many in the...