BOLO – Week of October 15, 2017

From The Booking Desk: Bouchercon has come to an end. I trust that a good time was had by all – I’m writing this before it starts, so that it can post in a timely manner.  There are some excellent books out this week, so get thee to a bookstore stat!...

Bouchercon 2017 Toronto Begins

From the Booking Desk: You have probably noticed that things are a bit quieter around here this week than normal. Of course, this is because this week is the annual International Crime Fiction Convention – Bouchercon.  The tribe has assembled in Toronto,...

BOLO – Week of October 8, 2017

From The Booking Desk: Around this time, the tribe will be descending on Toronto for the annual International Crime Fiction Convention – Bouchercon.  Looking forward to seeing everyone.  These books are out this week for your reading enjoyment....

Cover Reveal – The Night of the Flood

From the Booking Desk: When Ed Aymar reached out to ask me if BOLO Books would be interested in doing the cover reveal for a new book from Down & Out Books, I of course said yes. When I found out more about The Night of the Flood, I was not only honored to be the...

The Skeleton Paints a Picture – The BOLO Books Review

Our favorite bag of bones, Sid the Skeleton (and his creator, Leigh Perry), have found a new home with Diversion Books and by all accounts it seems that the change of venue has managed to breathe new life into this delightful paranormal cozy mystery series – The...

BOLO – Week of October 1, 2017

From The Booking Desk: It is hard to talk about crime fiction on a day when we have had the worst mass shooting ever in the United States, but it’s also a comfort to keep to routine during times like this. Please hug your loved ones today and say a prayer for...

Joe Ide – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

From the Booking Desk: I have not had the pleasure of meeting Joe Ide in person yet – that will happen in just a few weeks at Bouchercon in Toronto – but I am a huge fan of his writing and couldn’t be happier to have him as a guest here for the...

Seven Suspects – The BOLO Books Review

Seven Suspects is the third book in Renee James’ crime fiction series featuring transgender hairdresser, Bobbi Logan. As she did with the previous novels, Renee James opens the door to a world unfamiliar to many readers, allowing compassion and respect to harness...