The Good Girl –
The BOLO Books Review

Mary Kubica’s debut suspense novel, The Good Girl, is often compared to last year’s smash success story, Gone Girl.  Regardless of your feelings towards that Gillian Flynn novel, don’t let The Good Girl pass you by.  There are some similarities, but The Good Girl is more than just a shadow of this earlier novel.  Mary Kubica manages to present readers with a deep character study, a suspenseful plot and an original structure – all while keeping the momentum going in this quick summer read.

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Mary Kubica –
The BOLO Books Interview

From The Booking Desk:

Back in May, I had the great pleasure of meeting Mary Kubica while attending BookExpo America.  Mary and I clicked instantly and I just knew I was going to enjoy her novel.  I was beyond thrilled when Mary agreed to participate in this interview at BOLO Books.  I have little doubt that my followers are going to be equally taken with this talented writer who is rocking the suspense fiction world.

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Invisible City –
The BOLO Books Review

Reading can give you access to people and places once thought to be inaccessible.  In the case of Julia Dahl’s debut novel, Invisible City, readers are granted entry to the fascinating world of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Borough Park, Brooklyn.  Invisible City is a mystery novel – of that, there is no question – but it is also an informed glimpse into this insular community which is often misunderstood by secular society.

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The Competition –
The BOLO Books Review

In her latest novel, The Competition, Marcia Clark confronts the current crisis involving school shootings head-on.  While touching on all the most controversial aspects of these investigations, Clark still manages to avoid any sensationalism.  The Competition is an example of the investigative procedural at its best, yet never fails to deliver on the suspense front as well.

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