The Scholar – The BOLO Books Review

Dervla McTiernan’s The Ruin seemingly dropped out of nowhere to garner critical acclaim, award nominations, and countless fans, but the release this week of the follow-up, The Scholar, confirms that this was not an anomalous fluke. Dervla McTiernan is a storyteller to...

We Were Killers Once – The BOLO Books Review

The influence of true crime cases on the evolution of crime fiction is undeniable. Certain cases become so infamous that it would be impossible (and unrealistic) for authors in the genre not to reflect on them. Readers can easily find examples of novels that were...

The Night Before – The BOLO Books Review

Wendy Walker’s first two crime novels, All is Not Forgotten and Emma in the Night established her as a powerhouse writer in the crime fiction community, but nothing prepared readers for the splendor that is The Night Before. This is Wendy Walker’s best book to date...

The Last Time I Saw You – The BOLO Books Review

A writing team composed of two sisters, Liv Constantine, burst onto the crime fiction landscape with their debut novel, The Last Mrs. Parrish – garnering critical acclaim, a loyal following among fellow authors, and most recently, a development deal with Amazon....

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...