REVIEWS – Critical Priase

REVIEWS – Critical Priase

Dark Harbor (2005)

“A riveting, labyrinthine yarn that takes us into the swanky boardrooms of corporate lawyers and the seedier denizens of Charlestown…I couldn’t put this one down.” Providence Journal

“Compelling characters pulse through Hosp’s surprisingly engaging fiction debut.” Publishers Weekly

“A work of craft and cunning, with relentless momentum leading the reader from one plot twist to the next.” Jack Kerley, author of The Hundredth Man

“From the devastating, effective prologue right up through the slam-bang ending, DARK HARBOR is a terrific read. The narrative drive is relentless, the plotting is impeccable, the themes large, the characters believable.” John Lescroart, New York Times bestselling author of The Second Chair

“Hosp’s tale is surprisingly complex, with its rich portrayal of Boston and its distinct neighborhoods, the intricate dance between the investigating female police lieutenant and her hard-charging barrister suspect, plus a terrorist bombing in a Bean Town commuter train.” Seattle Post-Intelligencer

“David Hosp’s debut mystery, DARK HARBOR, does it right. Not only is this a page-turner but it’s a particularly well-written one…We can rest assured that this kickoff novel is the beginning of a long and well-appreciated career in the writing game.” Providence Phoenix

“A tremendously satisfying and suspenseful read…will leave readers eagerly anticipating Hosp’s next book.” Library Journal

“If you love thrillers, listen up. A new writer has burst on the scene, and even this jaded non-thriller-loving reader was captivated by David Hosp’s DARK HARBOR and this guy is good. Between him and Michael Connolly, we may turn into a devotee.” Constant Reader (NY)

“David Hosp is a Boston lawyer…and his first novel has all the spit and polish you’d expect from a veteran…This is a page-turner.” Kingston Observer

“A superb new talent. Following the footsteps of bestselling writers David Baldacci, John Grisham, and Scott Turow, David Hosp is an attorney living in the city where his book is set, and he imbues history with unique authenticity.” FrontStreetBookShop.com

“DARK HARBOR is one jam-packed debut novel. Like any good thriller, its appeal lies in the literary action it provides, and the novel delivers, snaking through the neighborhoods of Boston like the Green Line and tying in the terrorist bombing with the rest of the novel just when you think Hosp may have forgotten how he opened the book.” EDGEBoston.com

“David Hosp brings us an exciting debut thriller in DARK HARBOR, with engaging leads and a solid plot. I look forward to his next novel.” Bookloons.com

“This book grabs your attention right from the start and doesn’t let go…Don’t let this political thriller pass you by.” MonstersAndCritics.com

“DARK HARBOR is David Hosp’s debut novel and what a novel it is! This book is a thriller filled with many twists and turns that will make it impossible for the reader to figure out who killed Natalie. With the subplots, David Hosp takes the reader on an exciting journey that they will not forget. You will not have a chance to get bored reading this one. David Hosp is a talented writer who will be on the bestseller list soon. Be sure to add this one to your reading list. It is highly recommended.” BestSellersWorld.com

“Hosp pens a scarily believable tale of intrigue that will keep you riveted until the last page. And did I mention this is a first novel? A really good read.” BookBitch.com

“DARK HARBOR is a work of craft and cunning, with relentless momentum leading the reader from one plot twist to the next, and a slam-bang ending. A helluva debut, and a major addition to the legal-thriller genre.” Jack Kerley, author of The Hundreth Man

“From the devastatingly effective prologue right up through the slam-bang ending, David Hosp’s DARK HARBOR is a terrific read. The narrative drive is relentless, the plotting is impeccable, the themes large, the characters believable. This is big-city intrigue at its best.” John Lescroart, New York Times bestselling author

The Betrayed (2006)

“Hosp’s passionate unraveling of the crime is fresh and fast-paced…” USA Today

“Hosp delivers another satisfying mystery, living up to the promise of his first novel, Dark Harbor…” Library Journal

“Compelling, extremely likable characters are the draw here…” Booklist