Yrsa Sigurdardóttir – The BOLO Books Interview

From the Booking Desk: Yesterday, I posted my review of  Yrsa Sigurdardóttir’s new series debut, The Legacy.  Today, I am happy to welcome her to BOLO Books for some deeper discussion of this new novel, translations, how the Paleo diet is like a ghost, and the...

The Legacy – The BOLO Books Review

Readers of series crime fiction know that typically the linkage between books resides with the characters, so when an author tries something different, it does tend to get noticed. In her new series debut, Yrsa Sigurdardóttir centers the series around an institution –...

The Lost Woman – The BOLO Books Review

Sara Blaedel is the Denmark-based author of the Louise Rick mystery series. Next week, the sixth book to be translated into English will be released. Like its predecessors, The Lost Woman uses the tropes of the crime fiction genre in order to tackle topical and...

Rupture – The BOLO Books Review

Rupture begins with a very unsettling and creepy set piece: Róbert – loving husband and devoted stepfather – is awoken by an unusual noise in another room. Going to investigate, Róbert finds the outside door to their home is open and there are wet footprints on the...

Nightblind –
The BOLO Books Review (UK Edition)

Statistically, the occurrences of violent crime in Iceland are miniscule, but with Nightblind Ragnar Jónasson shows readers that the gap between a low crime rate and a low rate of reported crime is a chasm rather than a crack. When his English-language debut Snowblind...