We Are What We Read – Episode Twelve

Episode Twelve of my new YouTube vlog WE ARE WHAT WE READ is now available for you to enjoy. On this episode, my co-host Shawn Reilly Simmons and I are joined by guests Emse Addison, Jessie Chandler, Katrina Niidas Holm, Penny Manson, Frances Schoonmaker, and Holly...

You Know What You Did – The BOLO Books Review

The fusion when the correct author finds the perfect subject matter is much like an alchemical reaction—a bond that is immediately felt and virtually undeniable. If it happens with a debut novel, it’s almost like magic. Case in point, You Know What You Did by K. T....

Cover Reveal – Mystery Most International

From the Booking Desk: I am thrilled to host the cover reveal for The Mystery Patrons Present: Mystery Most International. Not only because I love stories that are set in locations other than the United States, but also because I happen to have a story in this...

One of Us Knows – The BOLO Books Review

There is some truth to the old adage that there is nothing new under the sun, however, this simplistic view tends to discount innovations that can serve to make something familiar feel fresh in execution. Take for example, the second thriller soon to be released by...

The General’s Gold – The BOLO Books Review

Writing in collaboration can be a challenging endeavor, but when done successfully, it can add a new level of excitement to the resulting work. There is power in two minds navigating the tangle of paths, working towards the common goal of satisfying the reader. With...

The Murder of Mr. Ma – The BOLO Books Review

SJ Rozan has never been the type of writer who turns away from a challenge. Along with her excellent Lydia Chin/Bill Smith mysteries and a plethora of short stories—both of which have won her countless awards, nominations, and accolades—Rozan has written non-fiction...

Molten Death – The BOLO Books Review

When readers encounter the perfect match between book and author, they can immediately feel the palpable connection. Such is the case with Leslie Karst and her new series debut, Molten Death. This was a novel that Karst was destined to write, and all the pieces of her...

She’s Not Sorry – The BOLO Books Review

Roughly ten years ago, Mary Kubica burst onto the domestic suspense landscape with her debut novel, The Good Girl. Releasing almost a book a year since then, Kubica has established herself as one of the premier authors tackling the psychological suspense sub-genre....

What Happened to Nina? – The BOLO Books Review

If the name Dervla McTiernan is not familiar to you, hopefully that is all about to change. With the release of her fifth novel—the stand-alone, What Happened to Nina?—McTiernan should be on the threshold of breakthrough status. Many would agree that What Happened to...

We Are What We Read – Episode Eleven

Episode Eleven of my new YouTube vlog WE ARE WHAT WE READ is now available for you to enjoy. On this episode, my co-host Shawn Reilly Simmons and I are joined by guests Donna Andrews, Glen Erik Hamilton, Leslie Karst, Kim Powers, Grace Topping, and Sandra SG Wong. The...