The Force – The BOLO Books Review

Starting with a three-page dedication listing all the police officers who died in the line of duty during the time it took to write The Force may seem an odd way to open a novel about a corrupt NYPD detective, but it proves to be a powerful message representing the...

BOLO – Week of June 18, 2017

From The Booking Desk: One epic book dominates the publishing landscape this week, but there are other books coming out as well that you should certainly check out while you are book browsing at your favorite location....

UNSUB – The BOLO Books Review

For a while there, it seemed that serial killer novels were being released every other minute – to the point that the power of each new book was diluted. Thankfully that trend seems to have run its course, allowing the occasional title that is released to garner more...

BOLO – Week of June 11, 2017

From The Booking Desk: This week’s list of books to be on the look out for contains all the buzz words readers love: secrets, puzzles, facades, poignant, suspenseful and clever. I think everyone will be able to find a least one book that will piques interest....

You’ll Never Know, Dear – The BOLO Books Review

In the fickle world of publishing, a strong hook can mean the difference between a book hitting the bestseller list and that same book floundering on the remainders table. Throughout her career, Hallie Ephron has proven to be a master at crafting the hook and her...

APB – Summer 2017

From the Booking Desk: This is the eighth post for this 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 books that I have...

Murder in Saint-Germain – The BOLO Books Review

Once again zipping around the narrow streets of Paris on her pink motorbike, Aimée Leduc returns in the seventeenth novel in Cara Black’s popular series. Murder in Saint-Germain finds Aimée dealing with issues on both the professional and personal front. There are two...