Afraid of the Dark (Jack Swyteck) [James Grippando] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The New York Times bestselling author’s. In Grippando’s rousing ninth Jack Swyteck legal thriller (after Born to Run), Jack successfully defends a supposed Somali prisoner in his. Grippando has definitely reached a new level with this series entry One of his best.” —Booklist (starred review) A young girl’s murder sets.

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Mar 18, Joanne rated it did not like it. Afraid of the Dark starts with the “innocent girl gets killed” scene, but with a slight twist – there’s someone at the scene, and they have the name of the jzmes. Published March 22nd by Harper first published March 1st I had some problems with the story, but if I remember correctly, I enjoyed it.

Jack Swyteck 1 – 10 of 15 books. There was a problem adding your email address. Apr 14, Richard rated it really te it Recommends it for: As the mystery unravels the suspense grows. If this review is helpful, I would appreciate you acknowledging it! See my review at http: The New York Times bestselling author’s ever-popular hero, Jack Swyteck, is on his most dangerous case yet, uncovering a sinister underground world that has him racing across the globe.

However, when Jack puts all the pieces together will he be able to handle the reality that maybe conspiracy theories are true and factual. Jack Swytek at his best defending a convicted murder, who is released on bail and then murdered. A few years later, Jack the her To be honest, I wanted to read Gone Again, the 12th book in the series, because of Lectus’ review.

I can’t say that I ever read one that was bad. In my opinion Mr.

Afraid Of The Dark

If you aren’t already a fan, do yourself a favor and go get book 1. When year-old McKenna Mays was brutally murdered, everyone knew who did it. Sometimes I’m in the mood for a read like that, though. I read it slowly, not because it didn’t grab me but because I savor Grippando’s dar, try to make them last so it doesn’t seem like such a long wait for the next one to come out! And the Al Shabbab guy who is the not-terrorist’s father, and the other Somali guy who is even worse, and the evil owner o You have your stabbed teen-aged girl and your blind cop who’s trying to find her killer.

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Afraid of the Dark (Jack Swyteck, book 9) by James Grippando

But, the NLB e-Reads programme didn’t have it, so I borrowed Book 9 because the title sounded interesting, and I really wanted to see grippwndo this could work as ths standalone.

Grippando has created a sinister force, The Dark, who seems to be able to know everything about his victims all the time. It’s very well written with a lot of character development with the secondary characters. Men were taken to the Horak family barn, the biggest building in the village. In fact, he seemed to just get in the way of other characters, which I guess is a good thing, but didn’t really affect the ending anyway.

Afrad then there’s the defense attorney with the client who’s a terrorist – oh whoops, he’s not – he’s, he’s the guy who murdered the girl. As legal dramas go, the Jack Swyteck series is okay–some of the books are better than others.

Please email webmaster fantasticfiction. I’d like to thank those nice people at HarperCollins for this review copy. This particular one, Afraid of the Dark, was a bit better than some of the others IMO, although its storyline was a bit ridiculous. The violence was overwhelming, the sentiments tired. Dec 28, Brian O’Leary rated it liked it.

The only way this book makes sense is if women are just stupid. I can not recommend this book highly enough. Miami criminal defense lawyer, Jack Swyteck has been called in to save Jamal from the death penalty for terrorist activity.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A few years later, Jack the hero of the storytakes on the case of a gitmo prisoner, who turns out to be the missing suspected killer, who is then killed, and really, the story just gets more confusing mames there on. Recommended to Richard by: All that is for Jack to sort out, a task not beyond him of course, provided he can stay alive long enough.

The previous book was one that I couldn’t afraie, so I really loved the fact that this kept me turning page after page. I’ve jaames been a fan of Jack Swyteck’s storyline, as well as he best friend Theo Knights.

One of his best.

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Afraid of the Dark (Swyteck No. 9)

Thanks for telling us about the problem. James is the winner of the Harper Lee Prize for legal fiction and a New York Times bestselling author of 26 novels of suspense, including the popular if featuring Miami criminal defense attorney Jack Swyteck. Audio book, with some reading. Yes, this is a series but it can stand alone if you’ve never read any of Mr. To ask other readers questions about Afraid Of The Darkplease sign up. She does and had been taken to an isoslated spot by the Chief officer and his side kick.

Found the plot to be highly unbelievable and they stuck his girlfriend Andie, in her undercover role it appears solely to fill some holes in the plot.