Barbara Peters, owner of The Poisoned Pen, recently welcoming Richard Chizmar and Michael Koryta to the bookstore. Chizmar’s latest book, Becoming the Boogeyman, is the Hot Book of the Week at the Pen. Michael Koryta is guest host for the event. Although there are photos, Peters assures the audience the book is a novel. There are signed copies of Becoming the Boogeyman available in the Webstore. https://bit.ly/48H6Jq6
Here’s the summary of Becoming the Boogeyman.
The terrifying sequel to the acclaimed New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling novel Chasing the Boogeyman, which was hailed as “genuinely chillingand something brand-new and exciting” (Stephen King) and “unforgettable” (Harlan Coben).
A riveting, haunting sequel to the New York Times bestselling thriller Chasing the Boogeyman—a tale of obsession and the adulation of evil, exploring modern society’s true-crime obsession with unflinching honesty, sparing no one from the glare of the spotlight. Will those involved walk away from the story of a lifetime in order to keep their loved ones safe? Or will they once again be drawn into a killer’s web? As the story draws to its shattering conclusion, only one person holds all the answers—and he just may be the most terrifying monster of them all.
Richard Chizmar is the coauthor (with Stephen King) of the New York Times bestselling novella Gwendy’s Button Box and Gwendy’s Final Task, and author of the solo work Gwendy’s Magic Feather. Recent books include The Girl on the Porch; The Long Way Home, his fourth short story collection; and Widow’s Point, a chilling tale about a haunted lighthouse written with his son, Billy Chizmar, which was recently made into a feature film. His short fiction has appeared in dozens of publications, including Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and The Year’s 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories. He has won two World Fantasy awards, four International Horror Guild awards, and the HWA’s Board of Trustee’s award. Chizmar’s work has been translated into more than fifteen languages throughout the world, and he has appeared at numerous conferences as a writing instructor, guest speaker, panelist, and guest of honor. He is the author of Chasing the Boogeyman. Follow him on Twitter @RichardChizmar or visit his website at: RichardChizmar.com.
Enjoy the conversation with Richard Chizmar and Michael Koryta.