Afraid of the Dark

Afraid of the Dark

Large Print - 2011
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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. That was minutes before a blast made everything go black for Vince--forever. Now Miami criminal defense lawyer Jack Swyteck has been called in to save Jamal from the death penalty.
Publisher: New York : HarperLuxe, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780062017970
Characteristics: 582 pages (large print) ; 24 cm


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Dec 09, 2018

As expected, a terrific read. Enjoy all his novels.

Aug 13, 2018

The Jack Swytek series has sort of been all over the map for me. I find myself liking the books where the action takes place in the courtroom the best, but it seems like those don't happen often enough to keep a smile on my face. I found myself unable to suspend my disbelief enough to love this book. I think it's time for me to give this series a rest for awhile.

Mar 26, 2017

Another satisfying book by Grippando! The only downfall was the constant change of too many characters. It became a challenge to recall who was who. James should know...less is more!

Sep 07, 2012

I have have read all the Jack Swyteck character books and although I enjoy them I have had a hard time continuing to want to stick with him. This book grabbed me from page one but as I got further into the book it started to lose the main plot and continuously shifted characters making it a struggle to want to continue. I do agree with fellow reviews that the Grandfather connection was pretty weak. For me I lost interest in Jack and wanted to know more about Vincent and Andie.

Aug 07, 2012

This would have been a four star book but the ending was absolutely rubbish.

At first this seemed vintage Grippando- an interesting plot with good suspense. His last few books in the series were quite poor so this was a welcome change. Swytek , lawyer turned action hero tries to make sense of what he's become entangled in and it was interesting to see how his journey unfolded.

Sadly, the ending, coupled with a silly side plot involving his Grandfather spoiled a very good read.

I hope this is the last Swytek novel, and if it is, it's going out in semi decent fashion.

Sep 06, 2011

Grippando tried to do too much with the plot and in the end did not manage to follow any of the multiple twists to a satisfying conclusion. Okay book but nothing special

Aug 28, 2011

Love this author and book. It kept me in suspense right till the end. Great plot and topic!!!

Aug 23, 2011

As all of James Grippando's books, this one is a great read. Fast paced, exciting, suspenseful.

Jul 20, 2011

Excellent...very suspenseful! It's the first Grippando book I've read.


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