Hold Back the Dark (Bishop/Special Crimes Unit #18)

Hold Back the Dark (Bishop/Special Crimes Unit #18)

An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahold of Prosperity, North Carolina. Residents are killing one another, as if in a dream, and waking up with no memory of the monstrous acts they've committed--or why. As the death tol An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes ...

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Title:Hold Back the Dark (Bishop/Special Crimes Unit #18)
Author:Kay Hooper
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Genres:Mystery
ISBN:B073TJ7PQY
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:352 pages pages

Hold Back the Dark (Bishop/Special Crimes Unit #18) Reviews

  • Marika Charalambous
    Apr 13, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

  • Barbara ★
    May 09, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

    Bishop?s team of psychics is back and this time they have been summoned along with some all new psychics and there are up against an evil that is pushing for a blood bath in this chilling paranormal suspense that had the hair on the back of my neck standing up on end. Kay Hooper?...

    SO bad. Repetitive, poorly written and edited, lame. 80% of the book was set-up, way too much time spent with character "development," yet the characters were all still super one-dimensional. The big climax/solution was over in two pages. A major plot point (all the characters were pul...

    The story was really engaging but it all fell apart in the ending. The story?s resolution was abrupt and rush. The book seemed to be building to a dramatic finish but it just fizzled in the end. ...

    Really exciting until about three quarters of the way through and then it just peters out. The takedown was anticlimactic and the ending just lame and uninformative. Luckily (for me), I like these characters so I will definitely read the next installment. ...

  • Roxann
    May 30, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

    Bishop?s team of psychics is back and this time they have been summoned along with some all new psychics and there are up against an evil that is pushing for a blood bath in this chilling paranormal suspense that had the hair on the back of my neck standing up on end. Kay Hooper?...

    SO bad. Repetitive, poorly written and edited, lame. 80% of the book was set-up, way too much time spent with character "development," yet the characters were all still super one-dimensional. The big climax/solution was over in two pages. A major plot point (all the characters were pul...

    The story was really engaging but it all fell apart in the ending. The story?s resolution was abrupt and rush. The book seemed to be building to a dramatic finish but it just fizzled in the end. ...

    Really exciting until about three quarters of the way through and then it just peters out. The takedown was anticlimactic and the ending just lame and uninformative. Luckily (for me), I like these characters so I will definitely read the next installment. ...

    I want to thank Goodreads, and Berkley Publishing for picking me to receive this advanced copy of Kay Hooper's Hold back The dark. It's been awhile since I've read any of the Bishop books. I've read all but the Special Crimes Unit ones. This being the 1st I've read I'm going to ha...

    I received this book as an ARC from the author and Goodreads for my honest opinion. I give this book 4 1/2 ?. The SCU and 6 psychics, known as the Chosen, are sent to Prosperity. Madness has taken hold in this town. The residents are doing unimaginable things. It starts with a he...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Title: Hold Back the Dark Series: Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series By: Kay Hooper ISBN: 0425280950 (ISBN13: 9780425280959) Author?s Website: http://www.kayhooper.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra Summary: An SCU team in...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra The latest installment of the Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series, Hold Back the Dark, is an engaging read. My attention was held throughout and in fact, as the story went on, I could not seem to put the...

    Kay Hooper's Hold Back The Dark is number 18 in the Bishop/SCU series and it was wonderful until it wasn't. I'm a fan of Kay Hooper and have read all of her books and the Bishop Novels are seriously my favorites. Kay Hooper lives in North Carolina as do I and many of her books are loca...

    From the cover: Madness has taken ahold of Prosperity, North Carolina. Residents are killing one another, as if in a dream, and waking up with no memory of the monstrous acts they've committed--or why. As the death toll climbs, the local sheriff's department is further rocked by a murd...

  • Darcy
    Apr 09, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

  • OpenBookSociety.com
    Apr 22, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

    Bishop?s team of psychics is back and this time they have been summoned along with some all new psychics and there are up against an evil that is pushing for a blood bath in this chilling paranormal suspense that had the hair on the back of my neck standing up on end. Kay Hooper?...

    SO bad. Repetitive, poorly written and edited, lame. 80% of the book was set-up, way too much time spent with character "development," yet the characters were all still super one-dimensional. The big climax/solution was over in two pages. A major plot point (all the characters were pul...

    The story was really engaging but it all fell apart in the ending. The story?s resolution was abrupt and rush. The book seemed to be building to a dramatic finish but it just fizzled in the end. ...

    Really exciting until about three quarters of the way through and then it just peters out. The takedown was anticlimactic and the ending just lame and uninformative. Luckily (for me), I like these characters so I will definitely read the next installment. ...

    I want to thank Goodreads, and Berkley Publishing for picking me to receive this advanced copy of Kay Hooper's Hold back The dark. It's been awhile since I've read any of the Bishop books. I've read all but the Special Crimes Unit ones. This being the 1st I've read I'm going to ha...

    I received this book as an ARC from the author and Goodreads for my honest opinion. I give this book 4 1/2 ?. The SCU and 6 psychics, known as the Chosen, are sent to Prosperity. Madness has taken hold in this town. The residents are doing unimaginable things. It starts with a he...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Title: Hold Back the Dark Series: Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series By: Kay Hooper ISBN: 0425280950 (ISBN13: 9780425280959) Author?s Website: http://www.kayhooper.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra Summary: An SCU team in...

  • Lin
    Jun 19, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

    Bishop?s team of psychics is back and this time they have been summoned along with some all new psychics and there are up against an evil that is pushing for a blood bath in this chilling paranormal suspense that had the hair on the back of my neck standing up on end. Kay Hooper?...

    SO bad. Repetitive, poorly written and edited, lame. 80% of the book was set-up, way too much time spent with character "development," yet the characters were all still super one-dimensional. The big climax/solution was over in two pages. A major plot point (all the characters were pul...

  • Cindy ~ SnS Reviews
    Feb 28, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

  • Sophia
    Mar 31, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

  • Angela
    Apr 04, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

    Bishop?s team of psychics is back and this time they have been summoned along with some all new psychics and there are up against an evil that is pushing for a blood bath in this chilling paranormal suspense that had the hair on the back of my neck standing up on end. Kay Hooper?...

    SO bad. Repetitive, poorly written and edited, lame. 80% of the book was set-up, way too much time spent with character "development," yet the characters were all still super one-dimensional. The big climax/solution was over in two pages. A major plot point (all the characters were pul...

    The story was really engaging but it all fell apart in the ending. The story?s resolution was abrupt and rush. The book seemed to be building to a dramatic finish but it just fizzled in the end. ...

    Really exciting until about three quarters of the way through and then it just peters out. The takedown was anticlimactic and the ending just lame and uninformative. Luckily (for me), I like these characters so I will definitely read the next installment. ...

    I want to thank Goodreads, and Berkley Publishing for picking me to receive this advanced copy of Kay Hooper's Hold back The dark. It's been awhile since I've read any of the Bishop books. I've read all but the Special Crimes Unit ones. This being the 1st I've read I'm going to ha...

    I received this book as an ARC from the author and Goodreads for my honest opinion. I give this book 4 1/2 ?. The SCU and 6 psychics, known as the Chosen, are sent to Prosperity. Madness has taken hold in this town. The residents are doing unimaginable things. It starts with a he...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Title: Hold Back the Dark Series: Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series By: Kay Hooper ISBN: 0425280950 (ISBN13: 9780425280959) Author?s Website: http://www.kayhooper.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra Summary: An SCU team in...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra The latest installment of the Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series, Hold Back the Dark, is an engaging read. My attention was held throughout and in fact, as the story went on, I could not seem to put the...

    Kay Hooper's Hold Back The Dark is number 18 in the Bishop/SCU series and it was wonderful until it wasn't. I'm a fan of Kay Hooper and have read all of her books and the Bishop Novels are seriously my favorites. Kay Hooper lives in North Carolina as do I and many of her books are loca...

    From the cover: Madness has taken ahold of Prosperity, North Carolina. Residents are killing one another, as if in a dream, and waking up with no memory of the monstrous acts they've committed--or why. As the death toll climbs, the local sheriff's department is further rocked by a murd...

    I tend to like books from Kay Hooper that revolve around Bishop and the SCU group. This is one series that I have not read in order, nor have I read all of the books in this series. This book starts with a great premise and it's nice to see so many characters together ready to solve wh...

    I have several of Kay Hooper's books, but have never got around to read them. This was my first one. I did not realize that this was a series and I was starting on number 18. (Shocked face!!) I just knew that she had a lot of books and I had never read them. I naturally assumed she ...

    Even though this is the 18th SCI novel with special agent Bishop it's unique and amazing. I have read these books since the very first one. I love how the author gives each character their very own personality and circumstances. Bishop swoops in to recruit or help a physics, he does wh...

    3.5/5. The book had me hooked from the start and kept my interest until the very end. By the time the ending came however I'd gone from "Wow what a great story this is." to "That's it? That's how everything gets wrapped up after the super evil did such horrible things and barely all of...

  • Nurse Lisa In Ohio (PRN Book Reviews)
    Apr 13, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

  • Eva Millien
    Mar 27, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

    Bishop?s team of psychics is back and this time they have been summoned along with some all new psychics and there are up against an evil that is pushing for a blood bath in this chilling paranormal suspense that had the hair on the back of my neck standing up on end. Kay Hooper?...

  • Eva Millien
    Mar 27, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

  • Chris Conley
    Apr 24, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

  • Allison
    Apr 30, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

    Bishop?s team of psychics is back and this time they have been summoned along with some all new psychics and there are up against an evil that is pushing for a blood bath in this chilling paranormal suspense that had the hair on the back of my neck standing up on end. Kay Hooper?...

    SO bad. Repetitive, poorly written and edited, lame. 80% of the book was set-up, way too much time spent with character "development," yet the characters were all still super one-dimensional. The big climax/solution was over in two pages. A major plot point (all the characters were pul...

    The story was really engaging but it all fell apart in the ending. The story?s resolution was abrupt and rush. The book seemed to be building to a dramatic finish but it just fizzled in the end. ...

    Really exciting until about three quarters of the way through and then it just peters out. The takedown was anticlimactic and the ending just lame and uninformative. Luckily (for me), I like these characters so I will definitely read the next installment. ...

    I want to thank Goodreads, and Berkley Publishing for picking me to receive this advanced copy of Kay Hooper's Hold back The dark. It's been awhile since I've read any of the Bishop books. I've read all but the Special Crimes Unit ones. This being the 1st I've read I'm going to ha...

    I received this book as an ARC from the author and Goodreads for my honest opinion. I give this book 4 1/2 ?. The SCU and 6 psychics, known as the Chosen, are sent to Prosperity. Madness has taken hold in this town. The residents are doing unimaginable things. It starts with a he...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Title: Hold Back the Dark Series: Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series By: Kay Hooper ISBN: 0425280950 (ISBN13: 9780425280959) Author?s Website: http://www.kayhooper.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra Summary: An SCU team in...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra The latest installment of the Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series, Hold Back the Dark, is an engaging read. My attention was held throughout and in fact, as the story went on, I could not seem to put the...

    Kay Hooper's Hold Back The Dark is number 18 in the Bishop/SCU series and it was wonderful until it wasn't. I'm a fan of Kay Hooper and have read all of her books and the Bishop Novels are seriously my favorites. Kay Hooper lives in North Carolina as do I and many of her books are loca...

  • Chloe
    Mar 19, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

  • Pamela
    Apr 28, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

  • Eve
    May 21, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

  • Cardyn Brooks
    Apr 10, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

  • Debbie
    Apr 09, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

    Bishop?s team of psychics is back and this time they have been summoned along with some all new psychics and there are up against an evil that is pushing for a blood bath in this chilling paranormal suspense that had the hair on the back of my neck standing up on end. Kay Hooper?...

    SO bad. Repetitive, poorly written and edited, lame. 80% of the book was set-up, way too much time spent with character "development," yet the characters were all still super one-dimensional. The big climax/solution was over in two pages. A major plot point (all the characters were pul...

    The story was really engaging but it all fell apart in the ending. The story?s resolution was abrupt and rush. The book seemed to be building to a dramatic finish but it just fizzled in the end. ...

    Really exciting until about three quarters of the way through and then it just peters out. The takedown was anticlimactic and the ending just lame and uninformative. Luckily (for me), I like these characters so I will definitely read the next installment. ...

    I want to thank Goodreads, and Berkley Publishing for picking me to receive this advanced copy of Kay Hooper's Hold back The dark. It's been awhile since I've read any of the Bishop books. I've read all but the Special Crimes Unit ones. This being the 1st I've read I'm going to ha...

    I received this book as an ARC from the author and Goodreads for my honest opinion. I give this book 4 1/2 ?. The SCU and 6 psychics, known as the Chosen, are sent to Prosperity. Madness has taken hold in this town. The residents are doing unimaginable things. It starts with a he...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Title: Hold Back the Dark Series: Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series By: Kay Hooper ISBN: 0425280950 (ISBN13: 9780425280959) Author?s Website: http://www.kayhooper.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra Summary: An SCU team in...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra The latest installment of the Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series, Hold Back the Dark, is an engaging read. My attention was held throughout and in fact, as the story went on, I could not seem to put the...

    Kay Hooper's Hold Back The Dark is number 18 in the Bishop/SCU series and it was wonderful until it wasn't. I'm a fan of Kay Hooper and have read all of her books and the Bishop Novels are seriously my favorites. Kay Hooper lives in North Carolina as do I and many of her books are loca...

    From the cover: Madness has taken ahold of Prosperity, North Carolina. Residents are killing one another, as if in a dream, and waking up with no memory of the monstrous acts they've committed--or why. As the death toll climbs, the local sheriff's department is further rocked by a murd...

    I tend to like books from Kay Hooper that revolve around Bishop and the SCU group. This is one series that I have not read in order, nor have I read all of the books in this series. This book starts with a great premise and it's nice to see so many characters together ready to solve wh...

    I have several of Kay Hooper's books, but have never got around to read them. This was my first one. I did not realize that this was a series and I was starting on number 18. (Shocked face!!) I just knew that she had a lot of books and I had never read them. I naturally assumed she ...

  • Linda Strong
    Feb 28, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

  • Ramona
    Apr 12, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

    Bishop?s team of psychics is back and this time they have been summoned along with some all new psychics and there are up against an evil that is pushing for a blood bath in this chilling paranormal suspense that had the hair on the back of my neck standing up on end. Kay Hooper?...

    SO bad. Repetitive, poorly written and edited, lame. 80% of the book was set-up, way too much time spent with character "development," yet the characters were all still super one-dimensional. The big climax/solution was over in two pages. A major plot point (all the characters were pul...

    The story was really engaging but it all fell apart in the ending. The story?s resolution was abrupt and rush. The book seemed to be building to a dramatic finish but it just fizzled in the end. ...

  • Andra Weis
    Apr 14, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

    Bishop?s team of psychics is back and this time they have been summoned along with some all new psychics and there are up against an evil that is pushing for a blood bath in this chilling paranormal suspense that had the hair on the back of my neck standing up on end. Kay Hooper?...

    SO bad. Repetitive, poorly written and edited, lame. 80% of the book was set-up, way too much time spent with character "development," yet the characters were all still super one-dimensional. The big climax/solution was over in two pages. A major plot point (all the characters were pul...

    The story was really engaging but it all fell apart in the ending. The story?s resolution was abrupt and rush. The book seemed to be building to a dramatic finish but it just fizzled in the end. ...

    Really exciting until about three quarters of the way through and then it just peters out. The takedown was anticlimactic and the ending just lame and uninformative. Luckily (for me), I like these characters so I will definitely read the next installment. ...

    I want to thank Goodreads, and Berkley Publishing for picking me to receive this advanced copy of Kay Hooper's Hold back The dark. It's been awhile since I've read any of the Bishop books. I've read all but the Special Crimes Unit ones. This being the 1st I've read I'm going to ha...

    I received this book as an ARC from the author and Goodreads for my honest opinion. I give this book 4 1/2 ?. The SCU and 6 psychics, known as the Chosen, are sent to Prosperity. Madness has taken hold in this town. The residents are doing unimaginable things. It starts with a he...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Title: Hold Back the Dark Series: Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series By: Kay Hooper ISBN: 0425280950 (ISBN13: 9780425280959) Author?s Website: http://www.kayhooper.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra Summary: An SCU team in...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra The latest installment of the Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series, Hold Back the Dark, is an engaging read. My attention was held throughout and in fact, as the story went on, I could not seem to put the...

  • Kristine
    May 18, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

    Bishop?s team of psychics is back and this time they have been summoned along with some all new psychics and there are up against an evil that is pushing for a blood bath in this chilling paranormal suspense that had the hair on the back of my neck standing up on end. Kay Hooper?...

    SO bad. Repetitive, poorly written and edited, lame. 80% of the book was set-up, way too much time spent with character "development," yet the characters were all still super one-dimensional. The big climax/solution was over in two pages. A major plot point (all the characters were pul...

    The story was really engaging but it all fell apart in the ending. The story?s resolution was abrupt and rush. The book seemed to be building to a dramatic finish but it just fizzled in the end. ...

    Really exciting until about three quarters of the way through and then it just peters out. The takedown was anticlimactic and the ending just lame and uninformative. Luckily (for me), I like these characters so I will definitely read the next installment. ...

    I want to thank Goodreads, and Berkley Publishing for picking me to receive this advanced copy of Kay Hooper's Hold back The dark. It's been awhile since I've read any of the Bishop books. I've read all but the Special Crimes Unit ones. This being the 1st I've read I'm going to ha...

    I received this book as an ARC from the author and Goodreads for my honest opinion. I give this book 4 1/2 ?. The SCU and 6 psychics, known as the Chosen, are sent to Prosperity. Madness has taken hold in this town. The residents are doing unimaginable things. It starts with a he...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Title: Hold Back the Dark Series: Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series By: Kay Hooper ISBN: 0425280950 (ISBN13: 9780425280959) Author?s Website: http://www.kayhooper.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra Summary: An SCU team in...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra The latest installment of the Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series, Hold Back the Dark, is an engaging read. My attention was held throughout and in fact, as the story went on, I could not seem to put the...

    Kay Hooper's Hold Back The Dark is number 18 in the Bishop/SCU series and it was wonderful until it wasn't. I'm a fan of Kay Hooper and have read all of her books and the Bishop Novels are seriously my favorites. Kay Hooper lives in North Carolina as do I and many of her books are loca...

    From the cover: Madness has taken ahold of Prosperity, North Carolina. Residents are killing one another, as if in a dream, and waking up with no memory of the monstrous acts they've committed--or why. As the death toll climbs, the local sheriff's department is further rocked by a murd...

    I tend to like books from Kay Hooper that revolve around Bishop and the SCU group. This is one series that I have not read in order, nor have I read all of the books in this series. This book starts with a great premise and it's nice to see so many characters together ready to solve wh...

  • Sheila Melo
    Apr 05, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

  • Donna
    May 06, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

  • Charlotte
    Apr 06, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

    Bishop?s team of psychics is back and this time they have been summoned along with some all new psychics and there are up against an evil that is pushing for a blood bath in this chilling paranormal suspense that had the hair on the back of my neck standing up on end. Kay Hooper?...

    SO bad. Repetitive, poorly written and edited, lame. 80% of the book was set-up, way too much time spent with character "development," yet the characters were all still super one-dimensional. The big climax/solution was over in two pages. A major plot point (all the characters were pul...

    The story was really engaging but it all fell apart in the ending. The story?s resolution was abrupt and rush. The book seemed to be building to a dramatic finish but it just fizzled in the end. ...

    Really exciting until about three quarters of the way through and then it just peters out. The takedown was anticlimactic and the ending just lame and uninformative. Luckily (for me), I like these characters so I will definitely read the next installment. ...

    I want to thank Goodreads, and Berkley Publishing for picking me to receive this advanced copy of Kay Hooper's Hold back The dark. It's been awhile since I've read any of the Bishop books. I've read all but the Special Crimes Unit ones. This being the 1st I've read I'm going to ha...

    I received this book as an ARC from the author and Goodreads for my honest opinion. I give this book 4 1/2 ?. The SCU and 6 psychics, known as the Chosen, are sent to Prosperity. Madness has taken hold in this town. The residents are doing unimaginable things. It starts with a he...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Title: Hold Back the Dark Series: Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series By: Kay Hooper ISBN: 0425280950 (ISBN13: 9780425280959) Author?s Website: http://www.kayhooper.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra Summary: An SCU team in...

    http://openbooksociety.com/article/ho... Brought to you by OBS reviewer Andra The latest installment of the Bishop/Special Crimes Unit Series, Hold Back the Dark, is an engaging read. My attention was held throughout and in fact, as the story went on, I could not seem to put the...

    Kay Hooper's Hold Back The Dark is number 18 in the Bishop/SCU series and it was wonderful until it wasn't. I'm a fan of Kay Hooper and have read all of her books and the Bishop Novels are seriously my favorites. Kay Hooper lives in North Carolina as do I and many of her books are loca...

    From the cover: Madness has taken ahold of Prosperity, North Carolina. Residents are killing one another, as if in a dream, and waking up with no memory of the monstrous acts they've committed--or why. As the death toll climbs, the local sheriff's department is further rocked by a murd...

    I tend to like books from Kay Hooper that revolve around Bishop and the SCU group. This is one series that I have not read in order, nor have I read all of the books in this series. This book starts with a great premise and it's nice to see so many characters together ready to solve wh...

    I have several of Kay Hooper's books, but have never got around to read them. This was my first one. I did not realize that this was a series and I was starting on number 18. (Shocked face!!) I just knew that she had a lot of books and I had never read them. I naturally assumed she ...

    Even though this is the 18th SCI novel with special agent Bishop it's unique and amazing. I have read these books since the very first one. I love how the author gives each character their very own personality and circumstances. Bishop swoops in to recruit or help a physics, he does wh...

  • Monica
    Jan 25, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

    Bishop?s team of psychics is back and this time they have been summoned along with some all new psychics and there are up against an evil that is pushing for a blood bath in this chilling paranormal suspense that had the hair on the back of my neck standing up on end. Kay Hooper?...

    SO bad. Repetitive, poorly written and edited, lame. 80% of the book was set-up, way too much time spent with character "development," yet the characters were all still super one-dimensional. The big climax/solution was over in two pages. A major plot point (all the characters were pul...

    The story was really engaging but it all fell apart in the ending. The story?s resolution was abrupt and rush. The book seemed to be building to a dramatic finish but it just fizzled in the end. ...

    Really exciting until about three quarters of the way through and then it just peters out. The takedown was anticlimactic and the ending just lame and uninformative. Luckily (for me), I like these characters so I will definitely read the next installment. ...

    I want to thank Goodreads, and Berkley Publishing for picking me to receive this advanced copy of Kay Hooper's Hold back The dark. It's been awhile since I've read any of the Bishop books. I've read all but the Special Crimes Unit ones. This being the 1st I've read I'm going to ha...

    I received this book as an ARC from the author and Goodreads for my honest opinion. I give this book 4 1/2 ?. The SCU and 6 psychics, known as the Chosen, are sent to Prosperity. Madness has taken hold in this town. The residents are doing unimaginable things. It starts with a he...

  • William Richardson
    Apr 08, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

    Very creepy addition to the series. A psychic blast was sent out and received by small group of psychics to come to Prosperity, North Carolina. Something evil is going on there and only this group can stop it. Noah Bishop and his wife felt the blast but were not part of the invitat...

    A group of psychics, empaths, mediums and others with special abilities get the call to go to a small town called Prosperity and I don't mean a regular phone call. Something really, really bad is happening in Prosperity that is causing townspeople to kill others. The first chapter b...

    I ended up very dissappointed in this book -- synopsis sounded interesting, beginning was engaging, it seemed that the "call" will bring together big battle between Good and Evil but turned out that all those characters with "special gifts" gather up... for basically nothing. All those...

    This one started out strong for me. I liked seeing the "call" that everyone got and how it seemed like it was going to be this epic battle of good vs evil. As all of Bishop's crew showed up in Prosper they could tell something was wrong, it was as they saw what was happening that they ...

    After seeing Hollis and Reese come together as a romance pair as well as FBI Special Crimes partnering, I was tickled to see them back and fabulous as ever against a resident evil. They are working with an unconventional team this time around and I enjoyed meeting all these new players...

    I loved it just as I love every other book by Kay Hooper. Having said that, I think it's the first novel in the series that I have to give 4 and not 5 stars. There was a very long build-up and the climax of the story happened within a few pages; it seemed very rushed. The first three q...

    Early Review! Hold Back the Dark (Bishop Special Crimes Unit #18) Kay Hooper!     An SCU team investigates an inexplicable string of murders committed by men and women with no memory of their crimes in the latest in this New York Times bestselling series. Madness has taken ahol...

    I will start off by saying this book is 4. stars for me, and it could easily have been five. This is a long running series that I love, because it is always good versus evil, by using a special unit in the FB I, under Noah Bishop. These men, and women have special abilities. They all h...

    Bishop?s team of psychics is back and this time they have been summoned along with some all new psychics and there are up against an evil that is pushing for a blood bath in this chilling paranormal suspense that had the hair on the back of my neck standing up on end. Kay Hooper?...

    SO bad. Repetitive, poorly written and edited, lame. 80% of the book was set-up, way too much time spent with character "development," yet the characters were all still super one-dimensional. The big climax/solution was over in two pages. A major plot point (all the characters were pul...

    The story was really engaging but it all fell apart in the ending. The story?s resolution was abrupt and rush. The book seemed to be building to a dramatic finish but it just fizzled in the end. ...

    Really exciting until about three quarters of the way through and then it just peters out. The takedown was anticlimactic and the ending just lame and uninformative. Luckily (for me), I like these characters so I will definitely read the next installment. ...

    I want to thank Goodreads, and Berkley Publishing for picking me to receive this advanced copy of Kay Hooper's Hold back The dark. It's been awhile since I've read any of the Bishop books. I've read all but the Special Crimes Unit ones. This being the 1st I've read I'm going to ha...

  • Amanda Cummings
    Feb 24, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...

    Several consecutive pages of Miranda and Bishop. Finally. Not enough to satisfy my personal desire, but it's better than the essential nothing in series entries since the horrific ending of Blood Ties. Hold Back the Dark continues the SCU's mission to protect humankind from unspeakable...

    I won this book on a giveaway. Though it is #18 I wondered if I was going to be clueless on what was going on, Thankfully you don't have to read all the other books to pick up what's happening it fully explains, all though it took me several chapters in to start putting it all togethe...

  • Kim
    Apr 01, 2018

    3.5 Stars Mediums. Clairvoyants. Empaths. Telepaths. Empathic Healers. Psychics of all sorts are being summoned from within. Severe headaches, blackouts, strange colors, and those whispering voices ... all are saying the same thing .... go to Prosperity. Prosperity is a small tow...

    Prosperity a small peaceful town in North Carolina is being attacked by some kind of negative energy . Energy that is driving ordinary people to kill and commit heinous act . Meanwhile psychics with different abilities are being summoned to Prosperity under Hollis?s leadership to sto...

    FINAL DECISION: I ended up tremendously disappointed in this book which began as an amazing story with a whole bunch of characters I was interested in, but ended up being resolved (mostly offscreen) in the space of only a couple of pages. In fact, the book felt like a half book with th...

    Oh my, Kay Hooper makes the most extraordinary things seem completely believable and almost ordinary. The SCU and Haven and all the players have lives and stories that keep drawing me. The evil in this story was a bit different but no less chilling. ...

    Absolutely not a bit surprised that this latest installment in the ?SCU/Bishop/FBI Files? series was another 5-star read for this book Work and fan girl. I LOOOOVE this series and feel like I personally know the characters. Can?t get enough! ????? Absolutely not a bi...

    Thanks to NetGalley and Berkley for providing an eARC in exchange for an honest review. 4 1/2 Stars I?ve been a fan of this series since the first book, Stealing Shadows, was released in 2000, and one of the main reasons why is because every time I pick up the latest addition I...