Kristopher, Dru, and Hank Phillippi Ryan

From the Booking Desk: Today at 11AM (EST), our new BOLO*Musings venture launched the first ever YouTube episode dedicated to one novel: Hank Phillippi Ryan’s THE FIRST TO LIE. This video also debuts the opening and closing credits for our new show and...

Lexy Campbell – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

From the Booking Desk: Another special Composite Sketch today. You know how sometimes the characters in a book feel like real people? Like you would most certainly be friends with them if they were. That is how I feel about Lexy Campbell! This is mainly because I hear...

His & Hers – The BOLO Books Review

Alice Feeney has wasted no time in establishing herself as one of the preeminent authors of psychological suspense working today. Her debut, Sometimes I Lie, already feels like a touchstone of the genre and she followed that up with the excellent I Know Who You Are....

The Bright Lands – The BOLO Books Review

John Fram’s debut novel, The Bright Lands, has seen a swell of support on social media from many corners of the crime fiction community. Just a brief sampling of this engaging and intelligent book will quickly confirm that this is a work worthy of that attention. If...

BOLO*MUSINGS Update

Earlier this week, Dru Ann Love and I posted our second video for our new BOLO*MUSINGS YouTube Channel. In this one, we discuss 12 of our favorite books from the first half of the year – January to June 2020. It seemed only fair that since we launched the...

Never Ask Me – The BOLO Books Review

With Never Ask Me, Jeff Abbott returns to the exclusive enclave of Lakehaven, Texas – the iconic setting of several of his stand-alone thrillers. Like Blame and the others, Never Ask Me stands on its own with only the fictional setting uniting them. Never Ask Me...

Blacktop Wasteland – The BOLO Books Review

S. A. Cosby’s Blacktop Wasteland is the novel everyone in the crime fiction community is talking about. You could put an image of this book’s cover next to the dictionary definition of buzz and be accurate, although some would say it might be an understatement....

A New Venture…

In this time of social distancing, Dru Ann Love and I have decided to launch a new joint venture. The BOLO*MUSINGS YouTube Channel For those of you who have enjoyed — or wish you could have enjoyed — hearing Dru Ann and I talk about crime fiction at...