APB – Fall 2018

From the Booking Desk: Time for another entry in this incredibly popular feature here at BOLO Books – The APB (All Points Bulletin).   As always, competition for these slots was tough. Which books are generating that elusive buzz in the publishing industry? Which are...

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BOLO – Week of October 15, 2018

From The Booking Desk: If you are local to the MD/DC/VA area, don't forget that I will be speaking about my favorite Fall crime fiction releases this coming Saturday, October 20th at 3pm at that Light Street Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library. I would love to see...

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BOLO – Week of October 7, 2018

From The Booking Desk: Another week and another list of new books. Featured this week are everything from literary fiction to cozy crime; from classics to modern psychological suspense. ______________________________________________________________________ Lou Berney...

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BOLO – Week of September 30, 2018

From The Booking Desk: I took a short break from these Monday Morning posts before, during, and after Bouchercon - but this week we are back!  And this might just be the most diverse list of crime fiction titles in one Monday BOLO post yet. There is literally...

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BOLO – Week of September 16, 2018

From The Booking Desk: It's been a few weeks since we have had a Monday BOLO report. Bouchercon is always the busiest time of the year and unfortunately, some tasks have to get prioritized and others have to be skipped.  I hope that you checked other locations for new...

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Cover Reveal – All the Way Down

From the Booking Desk: Eric Beetner, one of my fellow nominees competing for the Best Online Content Anthony Award last weekend in St. Petersburg had the bloody nerve to ask me to host the cover reveal for his new novel. Can you imagine? After ruminating on it for all...

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Bouchercon 2018 – The BOLO Books Recap

My annual recap of Bouchercon is always a joy to write. Revisiting those events helps to elevate the sadness caused by it all being over for another 365+ days. But next year, we have Dallas and the 50th Anniversary of Bouchercon! After a brief Labor Day vacation in...

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Clea Simon – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

From the Booking Desk: Bouchercon is in full bloom and I am so happy to have Clea Simon here with us today for the Composite Sketch series. I have only relatively recently met Clea - within the last year or so - but she has quickly become one of my favorite people....

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Bouchercon – Where to Find Me?

From the Booking Desk: Today is the official start of Bouchercon 2018 in St Petersburg, Florida. I hope to see many of you at The Vinoy Resort Hotel over the next few days. For those that are unable to join us, follow me on Facebook for lots of pictures and details of...

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Cover Reveal – Skin Game

From the Booking Desk: I was a huge fan of J.D. Allen's crime fiction series debut, 19 Souls. It's even possible that I started my review by saying it "grabs the gritty PI genre by the balls and delivers a solid punch to the reader’s solar plexus."  (You can find that...

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