Recent Reviews

All the Sinners Bleed – The BOLO Books Review

All the Sinners Bleed continues S. A. Cosby’s smooth onslaught against the complacent crime fiction genre, determined to confront casual fans and devoted fanatics of the genre with honest and compelling stories told from perspectives that have too long been...

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We Love to Entertain – The BOLO Books Review

Sarah Strohmeyer’s We Love to Entertain is a gripping domestic suspense novel combining elements of mystery, thriller, and even the cozy sub-genre. This tale will have wide-spread appeal and it satisfies on multiple levels. After securing the property at a deep...

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Finders – The BOLO Books Review

Scholarly works on any topic—including crime fiction—come in a vast array of styles and tones seeking out a plethora of desired reactions ranging from deep respect to grudging acknowledgement and everything in between. Often the target audience is a learned group and...

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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

BOLO Books @ Malice Domestic 2023

From the Booking Desk: I can’t believe it’s almost time to leave for Malice Domestic. Time is flying. In case anyone is looking for me around the convention, here are the places where I can almost certainly be found. THURSDAY 5:00-7:00 Early Registration FRIDAY 3:00...

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Cover Reveal – The Ninja’s Oath

From the Booking Desk: I am thrilled to host the cover reveal for the fourth book in Tori Eldridge's critically-acclaimed and award-winning series. The Ninja's Oath sees the return of beloved character Lily Wong in another adventure that blends both mystery and...

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Delia Pitts – A BOLO Books Composite Sketch

From the Booking Desk: I have not yet had the pleasure of meeting Delia Pitts in person, but that will be rectified later this month at Malice Domestic. I do, however, read Delia's books (see the review of Murder My Past) and follow her on the social media channels...

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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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