Left Coast Crime 2022 Recap

From the Booking Desk: Left Coast Crime 2022 was a whirlwind event. Given that LCC 2020 – the one day convention – was the last time our crime fiction family had gathered together in person, it was only serendipitous that our return to in-person events was LCC once...

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Cover Reveal – Lawyers, Guns, and Money

From The Booking Desk: The trend of having short story anthologies centered around the songs of a specific performer doesn't appear to be ending anytime soon. These unique prompts seem to bring about a wide variety of extremely high-quality stories. Art Taylor's...

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Cover Reveal – In The Dark We Forget

From the Booking Desk: I first met Sandra SG Wong when I was part of the pub quiz team she led at the Toronto Bouchercon. Nevermind the fact that we did not win the quiz, because a friendship was born and that is so much more important. When Sandra asked if I would...

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Iceland Noir – Recap

As anyone who follows me on my various social media sites has no doubt noticed, I have spent the last few weeks in Iceland. This trip was originally planned for November 2020, but of course the global pandemic had other ideas. Fortunately, we were able to adjust all...

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Cover Reveal – Steadying the Ark

From the Booking Desk: Parents are allowed to gush about their children's successes, so when Josh Pachter told me that his daughter would be publishing a crime novel, I was both thrilled and immediately interested in reading it - not the least of which because it will...

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APB – Fall 2021

Time for another entry in this incredibly popular feature here at BOLO Books – The APB (All Points Bulletin).As always, competition for these slots was tough. Which books are generating that elusive buzz in the publishing industry? Which are books that I personally...

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Cover Reveal – Sinkhole

From the Booking Desk: Occasionally my day job intersects with this blogging passion. Davida Breier and I both work at the same organization, so when she told me years ago that she loved crime fiction and was working on a book of her own, I told her to definitely keep...

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Cover Reveal – Life Without Parole

From the Booking Desk: I am a huge fan of Elaine Viets and her many books. I have had the distinct pleasure of moderator an event for which she was a panelist - she certainly kept me on my toes and laughing throughout. So, when Elaine asked if I would host the cover...

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