Yrsa Sigurdardóttir – The BOLO Books Interview

From the Booking Desk: Yesterday, I posted my review of  Yrsa Sigurdardóttir’s new series debut, The Legacy.  Today, I am happy to welcome her to BOLO Books for some deeper discussion of this new novel, translations, how the Paleo diet is like a ghost, and the...

The Legacy – The BOLO Books Review

Readers of series crime fiction know that typically the linkage between books resides with the characters, so when an author tries something different, it does tend to get noticed. In her new series debut, Yrsa Sigurdardóttir centers the series around an institution –...

BOLO – Week of March 12, 2017

From The Booking Desk: The books on this week’s list of titles to be on the look out for share two things in common – 1. the authors are so good, they should be household names, and 2. they all feature beautiful and unique cover designs....

Six Stories – The BOLO Books Review

Everyone recognizes that different people going through the same experience can – and likely will – tell very different versions of that shared incident. Matt Wesolowski is well aware of this and uses this knowledge to create a cunningly plotted mystery in his first...

Quieter Than Killing – The BOLO Books Review

Across three novels, Sarah Hilary has slowly peeled back the layers on the complex relationship between DI Marnie Rome and her foster-brother (who at the age of fourteen killed their parents). Now with Quieter Than Killing, the dynamic between these two clash to such...

BOLO – Week of March 5, 2017

From The Booking Desk: The books on my list of titles to look out for this week have one thing in common: each of them is timely in their own way and reflect our contemporary lives through the lens of crime fiction. There is certainly something for everyone on this...

APB – Spring 2017

From the Booking Desk: This is the seventh post for this feature here at BOLO Books – The APB (All Points Bulletin). As always, competition for these slots was tough. What books are generating that elusive buzz in the publishing industry? Which are books that I have...

Cynthia Kuhn – A BOLO Books Guest Post

From the Booking Desk: I have long been a fan of the academic mystery, so when Cynthia Kuhn’s Lila Maclean Academic Mystery series was announced, I knew that it was going on my To-Be-Read pile. (And since then, of course, BOLO Books has posted reviews of both...