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Crime file: Michael Koryta

Exploring underground caves forced Michael Koryta to take his lead character into very dark places, he tells Chris High

Former journalist and private investigator turned bestselling author Michael Koryta certainly has the knack of being able to create and sustain tension. In his latest book, Last Words (Hodder), the author takes on a journey like no other, forcing his protagonists not only underground through a myriad of caves and tunnels, but also deep inside his own psyche and into the ‘personality’ of each individual cave. ‘I’ve been in a lot of caves, have done a good amount of recreational caving,’ Michael says, explaining a little of what lay behind his idea for the novel.

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