S. G. Wong – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

From the Booking Desk: Because she is a Canadian-based author, I first met S. G. Wong at the Bouchercon in Toronto. (And those headed to Left Coast Crime – Vancouver, be sure to say hi to S. G.) Unlike with some authors, where you just pass them in the hallway...

APB – Spring 2019

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 books that I personally...

Murder-A-Go-Go’s – The BOLO Books Review

You probably remember when BOLO Books hosted the cover reveal for Murder-A-Go-Go’s last year, so I wanted to remind you that this collection will be available soon. Murder-A-Go-Go’s is the new music-inspired anthology edited by Holly West. As with other examples of...

BOLO – Week of March 17, 2019

From the Booking Desk: People often ask me how I manage to read all the books I want to, but the truth is, I don’t always have enough time. On this week’s BOLO, I have chosen one book I have read and three that are must-reads for me as soon as I have a...

Paula Munier – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

From the Booking Desk: I first became aware of Paula Munier through her work as a literary agent, but it was when I began to follow her involvement in the wonderful Career Authors website that I realized how wonderfully helpful and supportive she is to the community...

The Night Visitors – The BOLO Books Review

Carol Goodman’s The Night Visitors continues her tradition of Gothic-tinged mysteries that capture the soul of humanity and more often than not, aim straight for the heart of the reader. Alice flees from her home to find safety for both herself and her son, Oren. With...

BOLO – Week of March 10, 2019

From The Booking Desk: It’s another one of those weeks where there is something for everyone. These books couldn’t be more different and yet each of them is special in their own way. Read one, or read them all. Carla Buckley – The Liar’s Child (Ballantine,...

Sara Weiss – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

From the Booking Desk: The crime fiction community is very active online and many of our friendships begin there before moving into the real world. Sara Weiss is one of the readers I met via Facebook – I know she is friends with many of you – and I am...

Call Me Evie – The BOLO Books Review

Reading J. P. Pomare’s debut novel, Call Me Evie, is a discombobulating experience of the highest caliber. While not entirely successful, the writing here is first-rate and readers will be anxious to see more from this new author. Like many books in the psychological...

The Unrepentant – The BOLO Books Review

Anyone who knows E. A. Aymar would expect nothing less – The Unrepentant is a pull-no-punches narrative that treads the line between riveting thriller and sobering exposé, never short on action-packed set-pieces staged against a backdrop of the darkest of criminal...