Ayo Onatade – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

From the Booking Desk: I have been a fan of Ayo Onatade's for far longer than I have actually known her. When I began hanging out in the crime fiction community, I was always struck by Ayo's knowledge and presence. I'll admit, once I finally got to speak with her in...

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Sarah Hilary – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

From the Booking Desk: Unfortunately, I have not yet met Sarah Hilary in person, but she and I communicate via social media quite regularly. We share a very similar taste-level on everything from books and television shows to the hottest hunky celebrities (both real...

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Before Bouchercon 2018

From the Booking Desk: Bouchercon 2018 in St. Petersburg, Florida will be my tenth Bouchecon.  I have only missed one since my first Bouchercon in Baltimore. Every year, it feels like a family reunion: visiting with those that I only get to see once or twice a year;...

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BOLO – Week of August 19, 2018

From The Booking Desk: The summer has brought us so many excellent novels and this week is no different. If you are still looking for something to pack into that suitcase, I suspect you will find more than a few options on this list....

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BOLO – Week of August 12, 2018

From The Booking Desk: This week we have a quirky list with most-likely some new names for your shopping pleasures. What these books share is that each and every one of them has a distinct voice courtesy of authors who are willing to push boundaries, take risks, and...

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BOLO – Week of August 5, 2018

From The Booking Desk: We have about as eclectic a collection of books this week as you are likely to see here on BOLO Books. Literally, there is something for everyone - and if you see a book that is not from your chosen genre and you want to give it a chance, I...

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Elaine Viets – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

From the Booking Desk: I first met Elaine Viets through her writing: The Dead-End Jobs cozy mystery series is one of my favorites. Then I had the pleasure of watching Elaine on various panels discussing the part-time jobs she took on as research for that mad-capped...

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BOLO – Week of July 29, 2018

From The Booking Desk: Panel assignments have gone out for Bouchercon, so excitement for this year's convention in St. Petersburg in growing. Here are a few new books to keep you occupied in the meantime....

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BOLO – Week of July 22, 2018

From The Booking Desk: We have a trio of domestic suspense titles this week. In a break from the norm, I have not yet read any of these books, but two of the authors are consistently excellent and the other is a buzz-worthy newcomer, so I feel confident in...

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BOLO – Week of July 15, 2018

From The Booking Desk: Based on my earlier reviews, I am hoping that you have already pre-ordered some of this week's releases, because there are many stellar books on this list - both ones you have heard about before and new mentions that also must be experienced. ...

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