Recent Reviews

The Wharton Plot – The BOLO Books Review

The Gilded Age is currently all the rage, so it is to be expected that this vibrant historical time would find its way into crime fiction. Readers should be delighted that their guide for this latest foray will be celebrated and award-winning author Mariah Fredericks....

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Who to Believe – The BOLO Books Review

Under the right set of circumstances, perhaps anyone is capable of murder. Or maybe the truth is, everyone is capable of murder. With his new book, Who to Believe, Edwin Hill uses a creative structure to expose readers to the idea that point of view is the key element...

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Recent Interviews

Honored to be an Advocate – Kristopher Zgorski

From the Booking Desk: In case you haven't been following along, the wonderful publishing blog - The Thrill Begins - has recently launched a series of posts highlighting some folks the regular bloggers there consider to be important advocates within our crime writing...

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Patti Abbott – The BOLO Books Interview

From the Booking Desk: I am thrilled to welcome Patricia Abbott here to BOLO Books today to discuss her new short story collection: I Bring Sorrow and Other Stories of Transgression. The book is available now and you all are going to want to experience these stories...

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Alafair Burke – The BOLO Books Interview

From the Booking Desk: Hopefully, at this point you have already pre-ordered Alafair Burke's new book, The Wife. Critical praise of this novel has been very strong and I even called it "an instant classic," so it should be no surprise that I invited Alafair here to...

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Recent Articles

Cover Reveal – Hall of Mirrors

From the Booking Desk: As a huge fan of John Copenhaver's novels and a friend of the man himself, I am more than happy to host the cover reveal for Hall of Mirrors--the highly-anticipated sequel to The Savage Kind. Attendees at Bouchercon were given a sneak peek at...

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We Are What We Read – Episode Six available

Episode Six 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 Tess Gerritsen, Gwyn Jordan, Jeffrey Marks, Liz Milliron, Richie Narvaez, Jean J. M. Redmann, Barbara...

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About

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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