Ragdoll – The BOLO Books Review

Ragdoll is Daniel Cole’s debut novel. From the description, it sounds like another gruesome serial killer novel designed to shock reader’s sensibilities. Please know this couldn’t be further from the reality. Daniel Cole has launched his writing career with a creative...

Conviction – The BOLO Books Review

The dense relationship between Rebekah Roberts and Saul Katz has been one of the cornerstones of Julia Dahl’s series of mystery novels set in and around the Hasidic community of Brooklyn, New York. Through all of their highs and lows, Saul has always been important to...

BOLO – Week of March 26, 2017

From The Booking Desk: It is another week full of excellent new books. With Spring finally upon us, and Spring Breaks happening in many locations, what could be better than settling down with a good book?...

The Day I Died – The BOLO Books Review

For a woman who cannot be herself, Anna Winger is certainly skilled at knowing about other people from the barest of evidence – all it takes is their handwriting. This simple fact only scratches the surface of the complex lead character in Lori Rader-Day’s...

Becky Masterman – The BOLO Books Interview

From the Booking Desk: I am thrilled to welcome Becky Masterman to the blog today. She is the author of the Brigid Quinn series and if you haven’t yet met Brigid, please do yourself a favor and get a hold of these books. The BOLO Books reviews of Rage Against...

Malice Domestic 2017 Panel Schedule

From the Booking Desk: The panel schedule for Malice Domestic 29 in Bethesda, Maryland (April 28-30, 2017) has been announced. As always, there are plenty of wonderful events throughout the weekend to satisfy any crime fiction fanatic. You can find the full schedule...

A Twist of the Knife – The BOLO Books Review

Sometimes with a series, the author is comfortable giving readers “the same, but different” with each new book release and that is often satisfying. However, with a character as unique as Brigid Quinn, it is fitting that Becky Masterman does not follow that mold. With...

The Cutaway – The BOLO Books Review

Media scrutiny is at an all time high. It seems that no matter where one turns, there is controversy, distrust, and scandal involving our news agencies. Of course, none of this is really “new,” but in our social climate, it seems that everyone suddenly has...

Natchez Burning Trilogy

There are few novels as worthy of being called EPIC as those that make up The Natchez Burning Trilogy. What Greg Iles has crafted in this series likely won’t be fully realized until years down the road. The scope of these three novels is bewildering and a true...

BOLO – Week of March 19, 2017

From The Booking Desk: It is going to be a very busy week here on BOLO Books – and this list of books to be on the look out for is the reason why. This listing just scratches the surface of the incredible books coming out this week. I often say it, but it has...