BOLO – Week of April 28, 2019

From The Booking Desk: Assuming that you survived your weekend of Game of Thrones and Endgame, you might be looking for something new to read, and I certainly have to some titles for you to check out. Susanna Calkins – Murder Knocks Twice (Minotaur, Paperback, $17.99,...

An Evening of Crime Fiction at CCBC

Last night, the Dashiell Hammett Society, in collaboration with the CCBC Creative Writing Forum hosted an evening of crime fiction on the campus of the college. Hosted by Anjili Babbar, with panelists Nik Korpon, Angie Kim, and Ed Aymar, the evening was both...

Before She Was Found – The BOLO Books Review

As a society, we are currently – and have been for a long time – in a crisis of toxic masculinity. As we justifiably struggle to figure out better ways to raise our boys to grow into more compassionate, accepting, and decent men, we cannot overlook other troubling...

Alafair Burke at HoCo Library

After hosting Sarah Pekkanen and Greer Hendricks earlier this year (recap of that event here), the Miller Branch of the Howard County Library system in Maryland hosted another crime fiction-related event last night. Alafair Burke on tour with her new psychological...

Murder Once Removed – The BOLO Books Review

With modern society’s fascination about DNA testing and ancestry tracking, the timing for a cozy mystery with an expert genealogist as the amateur sleuth seems perfect. The concept also has the added benefit that it is completely logical and realistic for such an...

Saving Meghan – The BOLO Books Review

D. J. Palmer’s Saving Meghan is a story of pure domestic suspense deeply rooted in the medical thriller tradition. This is no surprise when you look at the pedigree behind the work. D. J. is the new pseudonym for Daniel Palmer, an author readers will know from his...

BOLO – Week of April 14, 2019

From The Booking Desk: Last night, Game of Thrones returned and this week there are some excellent books to occupy your time waiting for the next episodes to arrive. I fully expect these to be some of the biggest books of the year. Angie Kim – Miracle Creek (FSG,...