More Reviews of Dark Horse

"A Syracuse attorney who's made a speciality of skating on thin ice feels the surface tremble beneath him when his law partner is murdered. . . .  The efficient storytelling and snappy dialogue shine.  And just when the tale seems snarled in complexities, first-timer Langan succeeds in pulling a lovely rabbit from his hat." -- Kirkus Reviews

"[A] real page turner . . . Grisham-like in its execution . . . couldn't put it down. . . .  A recommended read." -- Douglas Malcolm, Editor, Book Ideas

"[A] fast-moving legal mystery . . . destined to fill a unique notch in the legal thriller genre. . . . [A] thoroughly entertaining read."  -- Richard R. Blake, Midwest Book Review's Bookwatch (Reader Views Bookshelf) (January 2008) (also published by Reader Views)

"[A] terrific whodunit."  -- Harriet Klausner, Midwest Book Review's Bookwatch (Klausner Bookshelf) (February 2008) (also published by The Mystery Gazette)

"Langan's prose moves with the smoothness of a prosecutor's summation--dramatic, gripping, and with just the right touch of humor in the right place." -- Jeff Cook, Roundtable Reviews 

"[Langan] uses his personal experience as a practicing attorney to lend . . . realism to this legal mystery."-- Bob Spear, Editor, Heartland Reviews

"[G]ood for mystery lovers who like something humorous, offbeat and a bit madcap."
-- John R. Clark, TCM Reviews

"[F]aced paced and action packed. . . .   [A]n entertaining whodunit that mystery fans will love."
-- Debra Gaynor,

"The plentiful action pulls the story to a unique dénouement. Very clever . . . ."
-- Mary Ann Smyth, BookLoons

"Syracuse attorney Nicky Rigopoulos is running for New York State Supreme Court judge when his partner is murdered just after she quits as his campaign manager.  Then his wife is drowned in their pool, and Nicky heads the suspect list.  An amusing but lightweight legal mystery." -- Jo Ann Vicarel, Library Journal

"A really fast read, with plenty of twists to keep you turning pages. " -- Great Reads from the Reference Librarian, Perrot Memorial Library

"[T]he action never stops . . . .  This is a fun and fast-paced mystery with . . . lots of plot twists
. . . .  [R]eaders who like John Grisham or Lisa Scottoline will want to try this one." -- Book Buzz, Ramsey County Library