The Betrayed

The Betrayed

Book - 2006
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"Two Washington, DC police detectives take on the power elite and unravel the secrets behind a brutal murder"--Provided by the publisher.
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, 2006.
ISBN: 9780446576956
Characteristics: 419 p. ;,24 cm.


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Mar 07, 2018

A good read. I'm always looking for a good author in the police mystery genre. I'll be reading more David Hosp novels.

Aug 03, 2015

Unlike most of Hosp's books, this one doesn't feature Scott Finn and his colleagues -- in fact lawyers play no real part in the story at all. This is a straightforward crime story, with the main protagonists being a pair of cops, the criminals, the evil people who hire them, their victims and (as usual) the politicians who get in the way of solving the crimes.
I also missed the local color of Boston that pervades the Scott Finn stories, this one being set in DC.
Nevertheless, apart from a lack of legal shenanigans, this is a typical David Hosp story, complete with a trail of dead bodies and a couple of hair-raising close calls.
A quick read and good entertainment, but I keep hoping that Hosp will give us another Scott Finn story.

Mar 29, 2013

Forgettable story...couldn't even bother speed reading it to the end as it was that boring.

Avoid this.

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