Cover Reveal – The Skeleton Makes a Friend

From the Booking Desk: BOLO Books has been fortunate to have hosted the cover reveal for several of the books in Leigh Perry’s Family Skeleton Mystery series. I have been an obsessed fan of these books from the beginning. You can find my reviews of some of the...

Blackout – The BOLO Books Review

Alex Segura has been turning out solid Miami-based PI novels for a number of years now, but with Blackout – the fourth book in the Pete Fernandez Mystery series – his cachet is about to catapult to a whole new level of appreciation. Blackout brings to fruition the...

The Good Liar – The BOLO Books Review

Catherine McKenzie’s The Good Liar is another one of those twisty, unreliable narrator yarns that readers cannot seem to get enough of these days. In this case, three different women have enough secrets to fuel the entire Indy 500 race and still have enough left over...

BOLO – Week of April 29, 2018

From The Booking Desk: Things have been a little slower than normal around here this past week; but that certainly hasn’t been the case in my blogging life in general. Last Thursday night I was awarded the Raven Award by the Mystery Writers of America during the...

Jon Jordan – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

From the Booking Desk: I can’t think of a more appropriate person to highlight with a Composite Sketch during Edgars Week 2018. I first became acquainted with Jon through my volunteering when he was the chair of Bouchercon (he’s been involved in so many, I...

The Moment(s) Have Arrived

From the Booking Desk: It is Edgar Awards Week!  This means things will be a bit quieter than normal around here, but rest assured I will be posting some previously prepared content – including a special Composite Sketch on Friday – as the week goes on. ...

Ellen Byron – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

From the Booking Desk: Ellen Byron and I have been trying to party together for a while now, but the fates keep intervening. I missed Ellen’s book launch party, Ellen missed my New Orleans soiree, etc, etc. But what we are not going to miss is a chance to see...

What You Want To See – The BOLO Books Review

When your debut novel is as universally enjoyed and critically acclaimed as Kristen Lepionka’s The Last Place You Look was, the pressure for the follow-up can be over-whelming. None of that fear makes it to the pages of What You Want To See. This second novel in the...

The Unseeing – The BOLO Books Review

The Unseeing is Anna Mazzola’s Edgar Award-nominated debut, the strength of which will have readers adding this author to their must-read list moving forward. The Unseeing is a unique blend of fact and fiction. The criminal case at the core of the novel really did...