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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Finding Sky –
The BOLO Books Review

It is a universal law that you can’t hide anything from your mother. Some sixth sense exists in all mothers which allows them to hone in on the very details you are trying to obfuscate. So, when readers pick up Susan O’Brien’s debut novel, Finding Sky, it will not surprise them to discover that the protagonist of the book is a single mother of two who also happens to be going to school to become a private investigator.

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