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Koryta, Michael

Overview
Works: 45 works in 346 publications in 10 languages and 20,973 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Psychological fiction  Horror tales 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3611.O749, 813.6
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Publications about Michael Koryta
Publications by Michael Koryta
Most widely held works about Michael Koryta
 
Most widely held works by Michael Koryta
So cold the river by Michael Koryta( Book )
30 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,210 libraries worldwide
Michael Koryta has crafted an intricate, fast-paced thriller, ratcheting up the tension to a stunning denouement
The ridge by Michael Koryta( Book )
16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,041 libraries worldwide
For years, a lighthouse at the top of a hill called Blade Ridge has lit up the surrounding woods. But when the lighthouse keeper is found dead, strange things begin happening to the people and animals in the area
The prophet by Michael Koryta( Book )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,944 libraries worldwide
Two brothers in a small Midwestern town: one the high school's beloved football coach on the verge of a state championship, one scraping by as a bail bondsman. Their sister was abducted and murdered when they were teenagers, and they've been divided since that day. Now a new killing with ties to each of them has forced a painful and adversarial reunion
The Cypress House by Michael Koryta( Book )
26 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,809 libraries worldwide
When Arlen Wagner awakens on a train one hot Florida night and sees death's telltale sign in the eyes of his fellow passengers, he tries to warn them. Only 19-year-old Paul Brickhill believes him, and the two abandon the train, hoping to escape certain death. They continue south, but are soon stranded at the Cypress House--an isolated Gulf Coast boarding house run by the beautiful Rebecca Cady--directly in the path of an approaching hurricane. But the storm isn't the only approaching danger
Those who wish me dead by Michael Koryta( Book )
12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 1,664 libraries worldwide
"When 13-year-old Jace Wilson witnesses a brutal murder, he's plunged into a new life, issued a false identity and hidden in a wilderness skills program for troubled teens. The plan is to get Jace off the grid while police find the two killers. The result is the start of a nightmare. The killers, known as the Blackwell Brothers, are slaughtering anyone who gets in their way in a methodical quest to reach him. Now all that remains between them and the boy are Ethan and Allison Serbin, who run the wilderness survival program; Hannah Faber, who occupies a lonely fire lookout tower; and endless miles of desolate Montana mountains. The clock is ticking, the mountains are burning, and those who wish Jace Wilson dead are no longer far behind" --
Envy the night by Michael Koryta( Book )
32 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,654 libraries worldwide
Seven years after the death of his father, a covert agent who supposedly committed suicide to avoid prosecution, Frank Temple is confronted by the past in the person of Devin Matteson, the friend and associate who had betrayed his father
The silent hour by Michael Koryta( Book )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,647 libraries worldwide
When Parker Harrison--a convicted killer and former client of a unique program for paroled murderers--asks private investigator Lincoln Perry to find the daughter of a deceased Mafia don, Perry decides to take the request at face value until he discovers that the bones of the woman's husband were discovered at the exact same time Harrison began his quest to locate her
A welcome grave by Michael Koryta( Book )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,446 libraries worldwide
Following the murder of prominent attorney Alex Jefferson, Cleveland private detective Lincoln Perry is called in by the victim's widow to help locate Jefferson's estranged son, only to find himself the prime suspect in the killing of the missing man
Tonight I said goodbye by Michael Koryta( Book )
28 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,346 libraries worldwide
Investigator Wayne Weston is found dead of an apparent suicide in his home in an up-scale cleveland suburb, and his wife and six-year-old daughter are missing. Weston's father insists that private investigators Lincoln Perry and Joe Pritchard take the case to exonerate his son and find his grand daughter and daughter-in-law. As they begin to work they discover there is much more to the situation than has been described in the prevalent media reports. There are rumours of gambling debts and extortion, and a group of Russians with ties to organised crime who don't appreciate being investigated - a point they make clear with baseball bats. With some assistance from newspaper reporter Amy Ambrose, Perry and Pritchard believe they are making swift progress. But then they are warned off the investigation by a millionaire real estate tycoon and the FBI. Just when they feel they are closing in on a possible source of answers, another murder forces them to change direction in the case
Sorrow's anthem by Michael Koryta( Book )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,216 libraries worldwide
Private detective Lincoln Perry becomes involved in a personal investigation when his best friend, Ed Gradduk, on the run from police accusing him of arson and murder, dies in a violent confrontation with the Cleveland police
So cold the river by Michael Koryta( file )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 490 libraries worldwide
It started with a beautiful woman and a challenge. As a gift for her husband, Alyssa Bradford approaches Eric Shaw to make a documentary about her father-in-law, Campbell Bradford, a 95-year-old billionaire whose past is wrapped in mystery. Eric grabs the job even though there are few clues to the man's past -- just the name of his hometown and an antique water bottle he's kept his entire life
The prophet by Michael Koryta( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Two brothers in a small Midwestern town: one the high school's beloved football coach on the verge of a state championship, one scraping by as a bail bondsman. Their sister was abducted and murdered when they were teenagers, and they've been divided since that day. Now a new killing with ties to each of them has forced a painful and adversarial reunion
The ridge by Michael Koryta( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
A local Kentucky reporter must convince people that an age-old local legend has come to life after he receives a suicide note from the builder of a homemade lighthouse in the middle of the woods
Those who wish me dead by Michael Koryta( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
When thirteen-year-old Jace witnesses a brutal murder, he's plunged into a new life, issued a false identity, and hidden in a wilderness skills program. The plan is to get Jace off the grid while police find the two killers. The result is the start of a nightmare. The killers, known as the Blackwell Brothers, are slaughtering anyone who gets in their way in a quest to reach him. The clock is ticking, the mountains are burning, and those who wish Jace dead are no longer far behind
The Cypress House by Michael Koryta( file )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
When Arlen Wagner awakens on a train one hot Florida night and sees death's telltale sign in the eyes of his fellow passengers, he tries to warn them. Only 19-year-old Paul Brickhill believes him, and the two abandon the train, hoping to escape certain death. They continue south, but are soon stranded at the Cypress House--an isolated Gulf Coast boarding house run by the beautiful Rebecca Cady--directly in the path of an approaching hurricane. But the storm isn't the only approaching danger
The silent hour by Michael Koryta( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
When Parker Harrison--a convicted killer and former client of a unique program for paroled murderers--asks private investigator Lincoln Perry to find the daughter of a deceased Mafia don, Perry decides to take the request at face value until he discovers that the bones of the woman's husband were discovered at the exact same time Harrison began his quest to locate her
A welcome grave by Michael Koryta( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Following the murder of prominent attorney Alex Jefferson, Cleveland private detective Lincoln Perry is called in by the victim's widow to help locate Jefferson's estranged son, only to find himself the prime suspect in the killing of the missing man
Sorrow's anthem by Michael Koryta( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Private detective Lincoln Perry becomes involved in a personal investigation when his best friend, Ed Gradduk, on the run from police accusing him of arson and murder, dies in a violent confrontation with the Cleveland police
Tonight I said goodbye by Michael Koryta( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Investigator Wayne Weston is found dead of an apparent suicide in his home in an upscale Cleveland suburb, and his wife and six-year-old daughter are missing. Weston's father insists that private investigators Lincoln Perry and Joe Pritchard take the case to exonerate his son and find his granddaughter and daughter-in-law. As they begin to work, they discover there is much more to the situation than has been described in the prevalent media reports. There are rumors of gambling debts and extortion, and a group of Russians with ties to organized crime who don't appreciate being investigated--a point they make clear with baseball bats
Last words by Michael Koryta( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Still mourning the death of his wife, private investigator Mark Novak accepts a case that may be his undoing. On same day his wife died, the body of a teenage girl was pulled from the extensive and perilous cave system beneath Southern Indiana. Now the man who rescued the girl, who was believed to be her killer, begs Novak uncover what really happened. The only problem is in small-town Midwest, cold cases stay cold. Garrison is much like any place in America, proud and fortified against outsiders. So Mark is forced to delve beneath the town's secrets, and more frighteningly match wits with the man who knows the caverns better than anyone. A man who seemed to lose his mind. A man who seems to know Mark Novak all too well
 
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Michael Koryta American writer
コリータ, マイクル
Languages
English (250)
Dutch (17)
French (16)
Spanish (9)
German (8)
Polish (6)
Czech (3)
Korean (2)
Multiple languages (1)
Thai (1)
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