In Her Bones – The BOLO Books Review

The reading public’s interest in psychological suspense shows no sign of diminishing. In Her Bones is Kate Moretti’s third book in this genre and yet, each of these stand-alones is distinctly different. Unifying them all is an easily-readable writing style and a gift...

November Road – The BOLO Books Review

Nostalgia is a complex concept. Most often, we define it as fondly looking back on a simpler time, a better time; but it has a sinister side as well. Because, in order to long for yesteryear, we must also forget – or at the very least obfuscate – that those...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Idyll Hands – The BOLO Books Review

From the Booking Desk: I have made it well known that I am a fan of Stephanie Gayle’s Thomas Lynch Series. Below I will post links to my reviews of the previous books. Plus I will include the review blurb I did for the most recent book, which is being released...