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Please provide an email address. I’m not sure if this is a common practice with series authors, it’s the first time I’ve noticed it. South Florida of course is a huge part of that refrain. Miami criminal defense lawyer Jack Swyteck has been called in to save Jamal from the death penalty for terrorist activity. My favorite parts of the book as always are the scenes with Jack and Theo. Before leaving, I discovered that my great grandmother was Catarina Petrak, born in Bohemia.

Men were taken to the Horak family barn, the biggest building in the village. In fact, I hold listener reviews far higher than professional reviewers.

However some of the plot twists are a little fanstantic and you may need to suspend some judgment.

Afraid Of The Dark (Jack Swyteck, #9) by James Grippando

Too many lose ends. That was minutes before a blast made everything go black for Vince-forever. Dec 28, Brian O’Leary rated it liked it. If I could meet a character in real life it would be Theo. Attorney Jack Swyteck has a problem — well, jsmes problems, in this excellent thriller.

It’s still fun and exciting. For more information about the author and affaid other books, please visit James Grippando’s website. If this review is helpful, I would appreciate you acknowledging it!

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

And gripppando, too—the deadly home-made bomb—was credited to Jamal. Anyway, I had immense sympathy for Vince and Chuck the father of the victimand didn’t really get what Jack was doing.


I would definitely recommend this book. To be honest, I wanted to read Gone Again, the 12th book in the series, because of Lectus’ review. Series hero Jack finds himself at Gitmo, defending Prisoner Numberwho turns out to be the very same Jamal, groppando, interestingly enough, turns out to have a seemingly rock-solid alibi covering the time he was supposed to be murdering McKenna and blinding Vince: A highly engrossing read in the Swyteck series, this time finding Jack fighting a new terror, both at home and abroad.

This is not a book to read all alone in the middle of the night, but it is hard to put down as the mysteries keep hte more and more involved. Dec 17, SenoraG rated it it was amazing. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. That was minutes before a blast mad 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.

Want to Read saving…. Women and children were herded into the local school building. That was minutes before a blast made everything go black for Vince—forever, the real murderer “The Dark” a franatic, self serving enslaver of people and their minds including brainwashing and mentally captivating McKenna’s mother.

And despite the fact that this series is about Jack, he was not my favourite character. I can’t say that I ever read one that was jamfs.

Not just this book, any of Mr. Jack figures out quickly why his client thought being in Cuba was safer than getting out of jail. His characters are very well developed. No trivia or quizzes yet. Great characters, clever narrative, a complicated and exciting story, wonderful writing and perfect narration make this gripoando home run for Grippando.


This novel, like all in the Swyteck series stands on its own merit. I’d definitely love to read another book featuring Jack Swyteck. It’s very well written with a lot of character development with the secondary characters.

Afraid of the Dark

While touring for Lying with Strangers inI visited the Czech Republic, armed with just a little information about my Czech ancestry. As with the other books in the series, the action is fast-paced but often unbelievable. Sergeant Vince Paulo held his best friend’s daughter, McKenna, bleeding in his arms as she uttered the arraid of her murderer and ex-boyfriend, Jamal.

Aug 13, Val rated it liked it Shelves: The story then flips into high gear when he travels to Afeaid, where the story ends one part of the story.

I found the plot amazing. Library Edition Jack Swyteck Author s: Even its cemeteries were destroyed.

Again a good political thriller. Precisely what had landed Jamal in Gitmo, and why does he refuse to talk about it, even to his own lawyers?

Sergeant Vince Paulo held his best friend’s daughter, McKenna, bleeding in his arms as she uttered the name of her murderer and ex-boyfriend, Jamal. Vince Paulo stands out as a grjppando with strength and bravery. Jack Swyteck returns in this absolutely thrilling political mystery that has our prognasticator defending an accussed killer which puts him the line of fire from those who have alot to lose; including his fiancee and law partner. A mixture of government intrigue and suspense.

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