The Long Way Home – Cover Analysis

From the Booking Desk:

While tomorrow is the official release date for Louise Penny’s latest Armand Gamache novel, The Long Way Home, my finished version arrived today. Most people know that BOLO Books reads advanced copies of novels in order to present followers with timely reviews, but what you may not know is that in many cases, I also buy finished versions of the books for my collection. The cover design work done for this book is special enough that I wanted to say a few brief words.

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The Long Way Home –
The BOLO Books Review

“…You grew up and you moved away
Across a foreign sea
And what was left was what was kept
Was what you gave to me

You thought you’d left it all behind
You thought you’d up and gone
But all you did was figure out
How to take the long way home…”

Rosanne Cash – The Long Way Home (from The River & The Thread)

It is only a coincidence, but these lyrics from the most recent Rosanne Cash album, perfectly capture the mood and themes of Louise Penny’s latest Chief Inspector Gamache novel, The Long Way Home.

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The Dead Will Tell –
The BOLO Books Review

There are quite a few authors who write mystery series set within the Amish community. Without question, Linda Castillo is one of the best and most popular. It just takes reading one of her books to see why. The latest novel in Castillo’s Kate Burkholder series is called The Dead Will Tell and while I don’t know what the dead think, I do know that I will tell you it is probably her best yet.

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