Among thieves / David Hosp.

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    • Publication Information:
      1st ed.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: "Attorney Scott Finn is drawn into the deadly search for missing art"--Provided by the publisher.
    • ISBN:
      9780446580151 : HRD
      0446580155 : HRD
    • Accession Number:
      2008049188
    • Accession Number:
      fay.299131
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      HOSP, D. Among thieves. 1st ed. [s. l.]: Grand Central Pub., 2010. ISBN 9780446580151. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.299131. Acesso em: 1 abr. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Hosp D. Among Thieves. 1st ed. Grand Central Pub.; 2010. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.299131. Accessed April 1, 2020.
    • APA:
      Hosp, D. (2010). Among thieves (1st ed.). Grand Central Pub.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Hosp, David. 2010. Among Thieves. 1st ed. Grand Central Pub. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.299131.
    • Harvard:
      Hosp, D. (2010) Among thieves. 1st ed. Grand Central Pub. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.299131 (Accessed: 1 April 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Hosp, D 2010, Among thieves, 1st ed., Grand Central Pub., viewed 1 April 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Hosp, David. Among Thieves. 1st ed., Grand Central Pub., 2010. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.299131.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Hosp, David. Among Thieves. 1st ed. Grand Central Pub., 2010. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.299131.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Hosp D. Among thieves [Internet]. 1st ed. Grand Central Pub.; 2010 [cited 2020 Apr 1]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.299131

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2009 December #2

Hosp's latest Scott Finn legal thriller is inspired by the true story of a daring art heist that took place in Boston in 1990. The case, still unsolved, involved the theft of nearly half a million dollars' worth of paintings from a museum. In this rendering of the case, Finn, a Boston attorney, stumbles onto the solution to the mystery when his investigations on behalf of a client, a professional crook, take him deep into the city's criminal underworld. Finn, who used to live in that same underworld, must now confront his own personal history on the wrong side of the law, while doing whatever it takes to keep himself alive. The novel is sharply written, and fans of the Martin Scorsese movie The Departed will note a similar feel here: Hosp blurs the line between good and bad, right and wrong. This could be the best of the Finn novels and should draw new readers to the earlier volumes (including Innocence, 2007). Copyright 2009 Booklist Reviews.

LJ Reviews 2009 November #2

In Hosp's third thriller featuring attorney Scott Finn (after Innocence), Devon Malley, a small-time thief caught red-handed stealing high-end women's underwear, asks for Finn's help not only with the charges against him but also with his daughter, who's on her own now that he's in jail. Finn reluctantly agrees to help on both counts but realizes that something bigger is going on when the two contacts Malley sends him to for information that might help Malley make a deal with the cops turn up dead. Signs indicate that there is IRA involvement in the murders. Twenty years ago, when $300 million worth of art was stolen from a Boston museum, there were rumours that the IRA was responsible. Now it appears that someone is back looking for the art and that both Malley and Finn and his associates are directly in the killer's line of fire. VERDICT Thriller readers won't be disappointed with the plot twists and surprise ending here, and Scott Finn fans will cheer his return.—Lisa Hanson O'Hara, Univ. of Manitoba Libs., Winnipeg

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PW Reviews 2009 November #5

The real-life 1990 theft of paintings currently valued at half a billion dollars from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and never recovered provides the backdrop for Hosp's overly ambitious art world thriller. In the present day, lawyer Scott Finn thinks he's just helping an old friend, Devon Malley, out of a jam by representing Malley after Malley is arrested for knocking off a high-end clothing store. But when prominent members of Boston's criminal underworld, all of whom have connections to Malley, start turning up dead and show hallmarks of IRA-style torture, Finn realizes he has a much bigger case on his hands. Twenty years earlier, Devon helped rob the Gardner museum along with ex-IRA operative Liam Kilbranish, who has returned to exact revenge on the people he believes hid the paintings. Despite the promising premise, Hosp (Innocence) quickly gets mired in myriad needless side plots, all of which distract from the allure of the famous heist. (Jan.)

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