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...

BOLO – Week of March 3, 2019

From The Booking Desk: This is one of those jam-packed weeks where I can’t cover everything I want to. I do want to remind folks that a few books I have already reviewed are officially released today, so don’t forget to pick up these titles: Amy...

The Hiding Place – The BOLO Books Review

When C. J. Tudor’s debut, The Chalk Man, was released last year, critics – including yours truly – made no qualms about comparing the work to that of Stephen King. The success of the novel and the fact that it made more than a few year-end best of lists garnered her a...

Why We Lie – The BOLO Books Review

Take a brilliant plot concept, populate it with complex and relatable characters, then wrap it all in an intimate writing style that is equal parts ‘heart’ and ‘head’ and the result is Why We Lie – one of the first truly-great suspense novels of 2019. This is a book...

Before She Knew Him – The BOLO Books Review

No one is going to claim that Peter Swanson repeatedly writes the same book. With his fifth novel, Before She Knew Him, he once again takes some familiar tropes and alters them just enough to make them feel fresh. The connective tissue linking all of his novels is...

BOLO – Week of February 24, 2019

From The Booking Desk: This Monday I have three distinctly different books for you, each of them wonderful in their own unique ways. Claire Booth – A Deadly Turn (Severn House, Hardcover, $28.99, 03/01/2019) BOLO Books Comments: BOLO Books has covered the first book...

Honored to be an Advocate – Kristopher Zgorski

From the Booking Desk: In case you haven’t been following along, the wonderful publishing blog – The Thrill Begins – has recently launched a series of posts highlighting some folks the regular bloggers there consider to be important advocates within...

One Night Gone – Cover Reveal

From the Booking Desk: I first met Tara Laskowski via her husband Art Taylor, but it wasn’t very long before I realized that she was a formidable writer in her own right. Her short story collection, Bystanders, is a powerful collection of tales that blur genre...