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Michael Koryta

Författare till So Cold the River

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While still in high school, Michael Koryta worked as a newspaper reporter and for a private investigator. His first book, Tonight I Said Goodbye, was published when he was twenty-one years old and an undergraduate at Indiana University. It won the Great Lakes Book Award for best mystery. Envy the visa mer Night won the 2008 Los Angeles Times Book Prize for best mystery/thriller. He is the author of the Lincoln Perry series and teaches at the Indiana University School of Journalism. Koryta's book Those Who Wish Me Dead made the Nwe York Time bestseller list in 2014. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre

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Verk av Michael Koryta

So Cold the River (2010) 689 exemplar
Those Who Wish Me Dead (2014) 675 exemplar
The Cypress House (2011) 492 exemplar
The Prophet (2012) 457 exemplar
The Ridge (2011) 422 exemplar
Tonight I Said Goodbye (2004) 398 exemplar
Last Words (2015) 328 exemplar
How It Happened (2018) 319 exemplar
The Chill (2020) — pseudonym for — 302 exemplar
Envy the Night (2008) 259 exemplar
Sorrow's Anthem (2006) 239 exemplar
If She Wakes (2019) 237 exemplar
A Welcome Grave (2007) 233 exemplar
Rise the Dark (2010) 228 exemplar
The Silent Hour (2009) 188 exemplar

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MatchUp (2017) — Bidragsgivare — 309 exemplar
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Dark Duets: All-New Tales of Horror and Dark Fantasy (2014) — Bidragsgivare — 100 exemplar
Seize the Night: New Tales of Vampiric Terror (2015) — Bidragsgivare — 70 exemplar
P. S. Ich töte dich: 13 Zehn-Minuten-Thriller (2010) — Bidragsgivare — 59 exemplar
More Than Midnight (2012) — Inledning — 26 exemplar
Those Who Wish Me Dead [2021 Film] (2021) — Screenplay — 19 exemplar
Detours (2015) — Författare — 14 exemplar
Reader's Digest Select Editions 2009 v03 #303 (2009) — Bidragsgivare — 7 exemplar


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Koryta has become one of my favorite authors, and this thriller may not end up being my favorite, but it's still a fantastic, page-turning novel that kept me desperate to read more. His storytelling and the wonderfully believable characters he creates stand out above many of the suspense novels I pick up--they just have such depth, each story feels more real than not, as if we're seeing into a world rather than being told a short tale of one.

Absolutely recommended.
whitewavedarling | 9 andra recensioner | Feb 16, 2024 |
A worthy addition to the thriller genre. The setting on an isolated island in Maine evokes a mysterious and claustrophobic mood. The place has a history of corrupt behavior by local fisherman who have had their livelihoods threatened by fishing regulations. The mystery grows out of a series of killings of politicians on a yacht. The main characters are complex and generally well-realized. However, a few were a little cartoonish (i.e., a corrupt cop, and a brutal alcoholic father). Koryta keeps the tension high and the pages turning, but a few of his outcomes seem a little too predictable.… (mer)
ozzer | 3 andra recensioner | Jan 27, 2024 |

I liked 90% of this but I think it grew unfocused and lost its edge towards the very end.

This reminded me very much of The Dry so if you liked that, I think you will like this too.
hmonkeyreads | 15 andra recensioner | Jan 25, 2024 |
The ad I saw says: "Friday Night Lights meets In Cold Blood"

What could that mean? I must find out!
hmonkeyreads | 30 andra recensioner | Jan 25, 2024 |



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