The Au Pair – The BOLO Books Review

A fronte praecipitium a tergo lupi (A precipice in front, wolves behind) This ominous warning graces a plaque on a cannon at the top of the cliff overlooking Summerborne House, the estate of The Mayes Family in Emma Rous’ exceptional debut novel, The Au Pair. This...

For Better and Worse – The BOLO Books Review

How far would you go to protect your child? That is the question before Natalie and Will Clarke in Margot Hunt’s domestic suspense novel, For Better and Worse. At the beginning of the novel, readers witness Nat and Will’s first date, back when both of them were...

APB – Winter 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...

Happy Holidays from BOLO Books

From the Booking Desk: BOLO Books is taking a much needed break this week, so postings will be limited. I did want to wish you all Happy Holidays and a very Happy New Year. I will have the Winter APB post up on Wednesday morning, so if you want to know what books I am...

Sadie – The BOLO Books Review

The public’s fascination with true crime podcasts has infiltrated the crime fiction world with novels like Six Stories and The American Girl leveraging the media to add dimension to their narratives. It was only a matter of time before the young adult writing scene...

BOLO – Week of December 6, 2018

From The Booking Desk: Things may be slowing down a bit in the publishing industry as we head toward the end of the year, but there are still new books being released that should be on your shopping list. Here are just a few....

Rob Hart – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

From the Booking Desk: Rob Hart is one of the nicest guys you will meet in the crime fiction community. I’ve chatted with him at various conventions and events, shared a table with him at a Libraries Tea, and chatted with him about Ron Howard’s option on...

Murder at the Mill – The BOLO Books Review

While the name M. B. Shaw is unfamiliar to readers, the author behind the moniker may not be. Tilly Bagshawe burst onto the literary scene in the mid-2000’s with some family-saga style novels reminiscent of works by the likes of Barbara Taylor Bradford and Judith...

Snowbound – The BOLO Books Review

Fans of Maria Alexander’s Snowed will remember that when we were last with Charity, Aidan, and the gang, it was in the midst of a massive cliffhanger, but now that Snowbound in available, more of that story can be told. The Bloodline of Yule series is perfect for...