BOLO – Week of April 9, 2017

From The Booking Desk:

I doubt there is a crime fiction fan who won’t be able to find something of interest on this week’s list of books to be on the look out for. So many good titles, readers can’t go wrong!

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BOLO – Week of November 20, 2016

From The Booking Desk:

It is Thanksgiving week here in the States, so publishing has slowed down a bit, but rest assured, there are still a few books for those in need.

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A Death Along the River Fleet –
The BOLO Books Review

Historical mysteries are a delight to read because they offer a glimpse into the past, but they are at their best when they also cause readers to reflect on the current state of life as well. Susanna Calkins’ Lucy Campion series does just that and the newest in that series, A Death Along the River Fleet, has just been released.

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The Secret Life of Anna Blanc – The BOLO Books Review

One of the more popular sub-genres of crime fiction has always been the historical. Whether you are talking about legends like Barbara Peters and Lindsey Davis or more recent practitioners of the category such as Rhys Bowen and Susan Elia MacNeal, readers love to explore the past through tales of mystery and intrigue. Virtually every time period has already been explored, but still new authors are able to find uncharted ways to journey into the past. With her debut novel, The Secret Life of Anna Blanc, Jennifer Kincheloe has positioned herself as a new favorite among fans of historical mysteries.

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Deanna Raybourn – The BOLO Books Interview

From The Booking Desk:

I am thrilled to welcome Deanna Raybourn to BOLO Books for this launch day interview. The first novel is her new Victorian mystery series, A Curious Beginning, is out today. If you missed my spoiler-free review of this wonderful series debut, check it out here.

Also, if you have not read Deanna’s Lady Jane Grey mysteries, be sure to check them out as well. You won’t be sorry.

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A Curious Beginning –
The BOLO Books Review

Not only is A Curious Beginning the title of the new novel from Deanna Raybourn, but it is also an apt description of this series debut itself. “Curious” not in the way that it is strange or odd – although there are certainly portions that fit those labels – but “curious” in terms of being eager to explore and learn; and of course, “beginning” in the sense that it feels very much like the start of a long acquaintance with Veronica Speedwell.
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