Crime Song – The BOLO Books Review

Crime Song is the second book in David Swinson’s series featuring anti-hero Frank Marr. As with the series debut, The Second Girl, Swinson excels at the policing elements of the plot due to his own history with the occupation. David Swinson’s attitude toward the occupation is one of respect without straying into fanaticism. He understands that there are good and bad people in all lines of work.

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Peepland (Issue Two) – The BOLO Books Comic Review

Christa Faust and Gary Phillips return to the vintage Time Square setting for the second issue in their gritty, noir comic.

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Blue Moon –
The BOLO Books Review

With Blue Moon, Wendy Corsi Staub returns readers to Mundy’s Landing for Book Two of her addictive trilogy. Fans who have already read Blood Red know what to expect, but the good news is that Blue Moon reads just as well as a stand-alone as it does as part of this excellent multi-part saga.

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The Black Hood (Issue Six) – The BOLO Books Comic Review

The Black Hood is back! After a short hiatus, Duane Swierczynski and Michael Gaydos’ gritty comic anti-hero has returned in the next chapter of The Black Hood’s journey. “Flor de Muerto” is a single-issue story – serving to bridge the gap between the longer origin story arc (“The Bullet’s Kiss”) and the next multi-issue arc (“The Lonely Crusade”), coming soon.

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Fortitude – A BOLO Books Television Review

Fortitude is a Sky Atlantic produced television series starring Stanley Tucci, Michael Gambon, Sofie Gråbøl, and Richard Dormer. Season One runs roughly ten hours over the course of 12 episodes.

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Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes –
A BOLO Books Short Story Review

Anyone who has read Karin Slaughter’s work knows that she rarely pulls any punches. Writing some of the most intense and realistic crime fiction out there, it will come as no surprise that her latest short story, “Blonde Hair, Blue Eyes” follows this same formula.

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