It’s almost time for Malice Domestic

From the Booking Desk: Malice Domestic begins in Bethesda, Maryland tomorrow.  I hope that you are going to be there. Please be sure to say hello! I’ll be hanging out the entire weekend, so keep your eye peeled for the EYEBALL. On Saturday morning at 10 AM, I...

BOLO – Week of April 23, 2017

From The Booking Desk: Hard to believe that we are at the last week of April already. Malice Domestic is later this week and then it is time for summer vacations and pool reading. Here are some new titles to get you started. Lisa Unger – The Red Hunter...

The Red Hunter – The BOLO Books Review

With her new stand-alone novel, The Red Hunter, Lisa Unger ventures beyond her beloved locale of The Hollows, to present a novel which succinctly and effectively details the long legacy wrought by violence in the lives of two complex women. Claudia Bishop moves with...

The Secret Room – The BOLO Books Review

Dr. Zoe Goldman was first introduced in Sandra Block’s Little Black Lies. This debut was then followed by The Girl Without A Name. And now with The Secret Room, Zoe’s story comes to an end. While each of these books work perfectly well as stand-alone mysteries, the...

TH1RTEEN R3ASONS WHY – Some Brief Thoughts

From the Booking Desk: It seemed as though everyone was watching 13 Reasons Why over the last week or so.  As a result, I decided to delay my posting for a bit. While the below is mostly spoiler-free – the policy here at BOLO Books – I wanted folks to...

One Perfect Lie – The BOLO Books Review

High school is a turbulent time as young people struggle to ascertain who they are, what they want to do with their lives, and a myriad of other huge life-altering decisions. This makes it a perfect backdrop for a Lisa Scottoline novel – she loves nothing better than...

BOLO – Week of April 16, 2017

From The Booking Desk: Another week, another interesting selection of books to check out when you are next at the bookstore. ______________________________________________________________________ Ann Cleeves – Cold Earth (Minotaur, Hardcover, $25.99, 04/18/2017) BOLO...

BOLO Books – Calling Out Around the World

From the Booking Desk: If you are an e-mail subscriber to the blog, you may have noticed that you have not been getting notifications for about a week.  This was the result of an error created when one of the main applications for WordPress was updated. I have now...

A Simple Favor – The BOLO Books Review

Friends do favors for each other all the time; so when Emily asks Stephanie to pick up her son after school, she thinks nothing of it. After all, she has to pick up her own son and the two boys love to have playtime, so no big deal, right? Except that Emily never...

BOLO – Week of April 9, 2017

From The Booking Desk: I doubt there is a crime fiction fan who won’t be able to find something of interest on this week’s list of books to be on the look out for. So many good titles, readers can’t go wrong!...