The Darkness – The BOLO Books Review (UK Edition)

Ragnar Jónasson’s Dark Iceland series has set the bar very high for this author’s unique brand of cozy noir mysteries, so readers may approach The Darkness – the first in a new series – with some trepidation. Rest assured, Jónasson has outdone himself with this new...

Come and Find Me – The BOLO Books Review (UK Edition)

Come and Find Me is the fifth book in Sarah Hilary’s excellent and vastly under-rated mystery series. Like the others that precede it, this new novel puts DI Marnie Rome and her partner, Noah Jake, through the ringer – both emotionally and physically. However, as...

My Sister’s Bones – The BOLO Books Review

One of the most powerful things about fiction is that at times it can allow us to experience in a tangible way situations that are foreign to us. Some novels allow us to travel to a distant time or place, walk in the footsteps of another, or see events through...

Lie With Me –
The BOLO Books Review

When the likes of Alex Marwood, Sarah Hilary, and Clare Mackintosh sing the praises of a novel, people listen – or at least this reader does. The most recent UK release from Sabine Durrant – Lie With Me – is just such a book, garnering positive critical responses from...

Black Wood – The BOLO Books Review

Navigating the balance between familiar and fresh can be tricky business, but with her debut crime fiction title, Black Wood, SJI Holliday makes it look easy. Black Wood is one of those novels that employs the use of unreliable memory as a device to heighten the...