Once You Go This Far – The BOLO Books Review

Kristen Lepionka returns with Once You Go This Far and once again gives Roxane Weary a complex case to tackle in this must-read crime fiction series. Lepionka crafted one of the most unique characters in the genre and once she entered the reader’s consciousness,...

Shattering Glass – The BOLO Books Review

Nasty Woman Press has come out of the gate with an anthology worthy of their moniker. Shattering Glass is a collection of works celebrating female empowerment – this includes short stories, interviews, and non-fiction essays designed to both entertain and...

The Mist – The BOLO Books Review

With the release of Ragnar Jónasson’s The Mist, the original Hidden Iceland trilogy comes to an end, making this the perfect time to discuss this series of novels as a whole. Most fans of crime fiction have probably already heard about the unique sequencing of these...

The Mountains Wild – The BOLO Books Review

Sarah Stewart Taylor amassed quite a following for her debut series featuring university professor Sweeney St. George who specialized in art history related to funerals and gravestones. After the last of that four-book series was released, Taylor took an extended...

Truth Be Told – A BOLO Books Television Review

Truth Be Told is another crime fiction adaptation for Apple+ TV. While the show is based on Kathleen Barber’s popular novel, Are You Sleeping, the miniseries version has been altered in some significant ways to better orient it for television viewing. The most...

Defending Jacob – A BOLO Books Television Review

If you follow BOLO Books, you no doubt saw the list of my favorite novels from each year of the last decade. On that list, Defending Jacob by William Landay held the top spot for 2012. This is one of those books where I can still describe virtually every twist and...