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From New York Times bestselling author Michael Koryta, a page-turning thriller in which the most likely suspect in a long-closed murder case asks for it to be reopened– at any cost Markus Novak just wants to come home. An investigator for a Florida-based Death Row defense firm, Novak’s life derailed when his wife, Lauren, was killed in the midst of a case the two were working together. Now he’s been all but banished, sent to Garrison, Indiana to assess a cold case that he’s certain his boss has no intention of taking. Ten years ago, a teenage girl disappeared inside an elaborate cave system beneath rural farmland. Days later, Ridley Barnes emerged carrying Sarah Martin’s lifeless body. Barnes has claimed all along that he has no memory of exactly where — or how — he found Sarah, or if she was alive when he found her. Tired of living under a cloud of suspicion, he says he wants answers — even if they mean he’ll end up in the electric chair.

If Novak wants any chance of returning to the life and career he left behind in Florida, he’ll need to find the truth in Garrison first.
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Genre: Mystery & Thriller / Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense

On Sale: August 18th 2015

Price: $7.99 / $9.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 448

ISBN-13: 9780316337960

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"This moving series launch from bestseller Koryta (Those Who Wish Me Dead) illustrates why he's among today's top thriller writers. Koryta sensitively portrays regret and grief while plunging the reader into exciting, claustrophobic scenes deep inside the massive cave."—Publishers Weekly (starred)

"With each book, the talents of New York Times best-selling author Koryta (The Prophet) just get better."—Library Journal (starred)

ACCLAIM FOR THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD:

"Warning: Michael Koryta's wonderful, riveting, and harrowing Those Who Wish Me Dead may just move you to tears. Enjoy at your own risk."—Harlan Coben, #1 bestselling author of Missing You and Six Years

"Outstanding in every way, and a guaranteed thriller-of-the-year...Stephen King would be proud of the set up, Cormac McCarthy would be proud of the writing, and I would be proud of the action. Don't you dare miss it."—Lee Child, #1 bestselling author of Never Go Back

"Those Who Wish Me Dead is an absolutely thrilling read. I read most of it with my breath held, occasionally exhaling to ask myself, 'What will happen next?' I highly recommend it."—Kevin Powers, National Book Award Finalist and author of The Yellow Birds

"Absolutely breathtaking, nail-biting, and edge-of-your-seat. Michael Koryta is a master at maintaining suspense and a hell of a good writer. Those Who Wish Me Dead is one of the best chase-and-escape novels you'll read this year - or any other year. The pace never lets up."—Nelson DeMille, author of The Quest

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