Michael Koryta

Michael Koryta will sign and discuss How It Happened (Little Brown; $27).

Michael Koryta (pronounced ko-ree-ta) is the author of many novels, some of which have won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Great Lake Books Award, and St. Martin's Press/PWA Best First Novel prize, while also earning nominations for the Edgar, Quill, Shamus and Barry awards. In addition to winning the Los Angeles Times prize for best mystery, his novel Envy the Night was selected as a Reader's Digest condensed book. His work has been translated into nearly twenty languages. A former private investigator and newspaper reporter, Koryta graduated from Indiana University with a degree in criminal justice. He currently lives in St. Petersburg, Florida, and Bloomington, Indiana.  

Event date: 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 6:30pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St
Houston, TX 77005
How It Happened Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316293938
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 15th, 2018

An FBI investigator must uncover the secrets of his hometown to solve a double murder in this twisty "page turner" that's "perfect summer reading" (Stephen King).

"And that is how it happened. Can we stop now?"


Rise the Dark Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316293860
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 1st, 2018

Mark Novak's greatest mystery may be his own...


Last Words Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316122689
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 5th, 2016

A pulse-pounding thriller about a small town, a dead girl, and an investigator with nothing to lose.

Mark Novak just wants to come home. Still mourning the death of his wife, private investigator Mark Novak accepts a case that may be his undoing.


Those Who Wish Me Dead Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780316122573
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Published: Back Bay Books - July 14th, 2015

The newest thriller from Michael Koryta, New York Times bestselling author


The Prophet Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316122597
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Published: Back Bay Books - August 13th, 2013

A new thriller from international bestseller Michael Koryta: the killer of a teenage girl terrorizes a small town and reopens decades-old wounds.


The Ridge Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780316053679
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 4th, 2012

In an isolated stretch of eastern Kentucky, on a hilltop known as Blade Ridge, stands a lighthouse that illuminates nothing but the surrounding woods. For years the lighthouse has been considered no more than an eccentric local landmark-until its builder is found dead at the top of the light, and his belongings reveal a troubling local history.