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...

J.M Hewitt visits the United States

From the Booking Desk: One of the drawbacks of this book blogging gig is that I often discover shadow souls in other parts of the world – folks that I would love to meet, but the distance makes that more difficult. It is no secret that I am a huge fan of the...

The Narrow Bed – The BOLO Books Review (UK Edition)

The latest Culver Valley novel by Sophie Hannah will be released in the United Kingdom in February. Like the others in the series, The Narrow Bed continues the stories of Simon Waterhouse, Charlie Zailer, and their extended team of detectives, as well as featuring a...