Countdown to Bouchercon 2

From the Booking Desk:

This is Part Two in a four-part series of blog posts leading up to Bouchercon 2014 in Long Beach. Follow this link to Part One in the series: Countdown to Bouchercon.

In this new post, we are going to discuss BOOKS. Since Bouchercon is a conference devoted to crime fiction, it’s a good bet that you are a fan of reading. While there certainly will be no shortage of books at the conference, it can sometimes seem overwhelming to newbies and veterans alike. So, how does one prepare on the book front?

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Dear Daughter – The BOLO Books Review

Crime fiction that elucidates the realities of the society in which it is set can often be a very powerful and enlightening reading experience. Typically, this translates into a very dark and depressing style, but in the case of Dear Daughter by Elizabeth Little, the tone is decidedly less somber, but no less spot on in its highlighting of cultural mores.

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The Wolf in Winter –
The BOLO Books Review

Charlie Parker has been searching for the “root of all evil” for eleven books now. Book number twelve, The Wolf in Winter, will be out later this month in the US (it’s already available overseas) and once again, Charlie and his gang of misfits are faced with trouble at every turn. John Connolly continues to up his game with each new entry in this series – blending the elements of mystery, humanity, faith and the supernatural in ways that only he can.

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