A remarkable debut from the winner of the 2003 SMP/PWA Prize for Best First PI Novel, this tale involves two private investigators searching for a young girl and her mother after the child's father is found dead of an apparent suicide. Martin's Press.
"Quick pacing, sharp dialogue and very human characters--the good guys and the bad--make Michael Koryta's debut a fine and satisfying read." --SJ Rozan, Edgar-winning author of "Winter and Night" "Michael Koryta hits the ground running with this masterful debut. He's already so good, it's scary!" -- Steve Hamilton, author of "Ice Run" "An exciting debut that crackles with gunfire and terse, dead-on dialogue. This is noir, fresh and fine." --William Kent Krueger, author of "Blood Hollow" ..".the 21-year-old author excels at building characters and story, making this one of the best mystery debuts this year." --"Library Journal" "This riveting detective novel should delight fans looking for new talent." --"Publishers Weekly" "A gracefully written, straight-ahead detective story with a welcome 11th-hour surprise." --"Kirkus Reviews" "Koryta is only 21, but he writes with the style of a seasoned vet...This is a writer to watch." --"Globe & Mail" "Michael Koryta makes an impressive debut." --"Midwest Book Review" "An incredibly fresh private-investigator novel...Koryta...emerges fully formed in his first effort." --"Chicago Tribune"
About Michael Koryta
Michael Koryta lives in Bloomington, Indiana. While in high school he began to work both for a private investigator and for the local newspaper, and he still has those jobs. That work experience benefited his fiction writing greatly. He hopes to complete his degree at Indiana University in 2005.
Tonight I Said Goodbye by Michael Koryta
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Winner of Great Lakes Book Awards (Mystery/Intrigue) 2005 Short-listed for Edgar Allan Poe Awards (First Novel) 2005
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