Recent Reviews

The Blue Bar – The BOLO Books Review

Knowing that an Indian author, who resides in Singapore, has written a crime novel set in Mumbai, it is only natural that some readers would expect a work that sheds new light on old perspectives and something that might defy standard expectations because of the...

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Blaze Me a Sun – The BOLO Books Review

Scandinavian crime fiction has a reputation of being some of the most morally complex and gritty writing available in the genre. This of course is a stereotype, but like most stereotypes, it is rooted in some grains of truth. One recent example from the region—Blaze...

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Recent Interviews

Sisters in Crime Podcast Interview with Kristopher Zgorski

From the Booking Desk: A few weeks back, I was invited by Julie Hennrikus to be a guest on the SinC Writers' Podcast. We had a lovely conversation about my reviewing journey, my philosophies about criticism, useful tips about the unique relationship between authors...

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Remote, Me – Kristopher’s Virtual Events

From the Booking Desk: I hope that this posting finds you and yours healthy and happy during this most stressful time in American history. Before I say anything else, please remember to VOTE; we need every voice to be heard during this unprecedented election.No doubt...

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A Chat with Me – Kristopher Zgorski and John Valeri

From the Booking Desk: I was honored to be invited as a guest on John B. Valeri's YouTube show, Central Booking. If you have ever wanted to know more about the book blogging experience, this is the chat for you. We cover everything from the origins of the blog, the...

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Recent Articles

Catriona McPherson on #MeToo – A BOLO Books Guest Post

From the Booking Desk: It's become a tradition for Catriona McPherson to stop by BOLO Books with each of her book releases. Over the years, she has talked to us about topics from the most absurd to the most profound. Today she's here talking about a serious topic, but...

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John Copenhaver – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

Let's close out November with one more Composite Sketch. I've been a fan of John Copenhaver's books since his debut, Dodging & Burning. As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, his stories always reflect that viewpoint, but from a historical prospective without ever...

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Welcome to BOLO Books. The blog name comes from the common police acronym meaning “be on the look out.” (or “be on the lookout” – depending on your source). This is especially appropriate in this case, as this blog will focus on books in the mystery and thriller genre. Crime fiction is my passion and I want to share that with you.

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