Careful What You Wish For – The BOLO Books Review

If Alfred Hitchcock guest-edited Martha Stewart Living, the result might look something like Hallie Ephron’s latest novel, Careful What You Wish For. This domestic suspense novel focuses on a professional organizer who finds herself completely tangled up in the...

Lady in the Lake – The BOLO Books Review

One year after releasing Sunburn – her slim and deft ode to the noir aesthetic – Laura Lippman once again pivots to provide readers with something completely different, something that defies categorization, something utterly beguiling. Make no mistake, Lady in the...

The Poison Garden – The BOLO Books Review (UK Edition)

Heaven’s Gate, The Peoples Temple of Jonestown, the Branch Davidians, the Rajneeshpuram community, Kashi Ashram, the Manson Family, and the Brethren. Just the mention of their names is enough to conjure images of fortified compounds, social isolation, bizarre...

The Chain – The BOLO Books Review

Once you read this review, go forth and pre-order Adrian McKinty’s The Chain, then share the review with others and instruct them to do the same. This is a chain, but fortunately, it is vastly less dangerous than the chain as described in this juggernaut of a novel....

Those People – The BOLO Books Review

Sometimes the scariest premise evolves out of the most mundane of events. In Louise Candlish’s Those People, new residents move into the vacant house on Lowland Way setting off a string of events that shatters the sanctity of this once peaceful neighborhood. Once upon...

Never Look Back – The BOLO Books Review

Alison Gaylin is one of the most consistent writers in the crime fiction genre. Never one to repeat herself, readers can always count on her novels to be solidly structured and peopled with realistic and fascinating characters. Her latest release, Never Look Back, is...