He is a specialist like Scorsese and Hitchcock are in their field. Michael Koryta has already been compared to writers like Stephen King, Peter Straub and Dennis Lehane; soon, if they are very good, other writers will be compared to Michael Koryta.
And France offers you a teaser trailer for So Cold the River (or, in France, The Lost River). I'll be there in a few short weeks. Looking forward to it, and I'm comforted that Perdue in my title there is not spelled Purdue. That would have been too much for an Indiana grad to bear.