BOLO – Week of January 14, 2018

From The Booking Desk: I delayed this week’s BOLO report by a day because yesterday was a celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.s birthday and life. With that in mind, I would like to share one of my favorite quotes from this great man: “We are not makers...

The Wife – The BOLO Books Review

“Misunderstandings don’t happen when a situation is black and white. They only happen when there are shades of gray, when there could be two different versions of the same damn thing.” (Burke, The Wife) Few art forms examine society’s ills as incisively as does crime...

The Woman in the Window – The BOLO Books Review

Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to over-hype something. Take for example, A. J. Finn’s The Woman in the Window. This is a solidly-written debut novel that will please most psychological suspense readers, but the pre-pub buzz wants to make it out to be this...

The Chalk Man – The BOLO Books Review

King has Derry, Maine and Dickens had London, England. And now C. J. Tudor takes readers to the tiny English village of Anderbury in a style that echoes both of these legends. Similar to how Dickens opens A Tale of Two Cities with that now famous “It was the best of...

BOLO – Week of January 1, 2018

From The Booking Desk: Happy New Year! I trust that everyone had a wonderful holiday break. I have missed you all. We are about to head into a very inspiring book release cycle – so many great books coming this winter. First up, these new releases available...