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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It’s very well written with a lot of character development with the og characters. However, I had the sense that Afraie had read this book before when I actually hadn’t. All of the major characters were well written and edgy. When the young man disappears, so does Jack’s lead to finding the real killer and uncovering the truth in the shady world of black ops.

If this review is helpful, I would appreciate you acknowledging it! This novel, like all in the Swyteck series stands on its own merit. At first I thought “oh no, another terrorist attack book” but it really was so much more. To view it, click here. In fact, he seemed to just get in the way lf other characters, which I guess is a good thing, but didn’t really affect the ending anyway.

At times the story seemed to spread out in every direction hitting upon lots of hot topics: I’d like to thank jamed nice people at HarperCollins for this review copy. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.

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

I am a fan of Jack Swyteck and his interesting and diverse life. Nov 09, Monica rated it did not like it. Too many lose grippanxo. The killer calls himself the Dark; Andie Henning the FBI agent that Jack is hoping to marry; The Mays family who has gone through hell and back and still we don’t know the real truth about this family.

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Afraid of the Dark (Swyteck No. 9)

Give it a try, you won’t be disappointed. Now blind he rarely feels sorry for himself and still manages to live life and help get to the bottom of things. Grippando’s work, but this is getting a little too graphic. Now there are questions, bothersome indeed. The author spent practically the entire book trying to weave together the characters and plot.

But if Jamal is innocent, then the man who murdered McKenna and took Vince’s sight is still out there. That was minutes before a blast made everything go black for Vince—forever. Dec 29, Joseph rated it it was amazing.

Found the plot to be highly unbelievable and they jamees his girlfriend Andie, in her undercover role it appears solely to fill some holes in the plot. I read many of your reviews before I purchase a novel. Kinda like meeting with an old friend who you haven’t seen in awhile. Jul 13, Eustacia Tan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Flash forward three years.

You afraif your stabbed teen-aged girl and your blind cop who’s trying to find her killer. Anyway, I had immense sympathy for Vince and Chuck the father of the victimand didn’t really get what Jack was doing.

I love Theo, he is one of my favorite characters. I can’t say that I ever read one that was bad. And 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. I have read five installments and none in sequence. The last part is a personal issue for Jack as he travels to Prague to learn more about his grandfather. This was not a book I enjoyed.

Adraid 06, Shelley rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 01, Una Tiers rated it it was ok. Dak 02, Chip Atkinson rated it it was amazing.

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Afraid of the Dark (Swyteck No. 9)

But if you atraid a fan of suspense like I am, James Grippando is the hidden treasure we have been looking for. Before leaving, I discovered that my great grandmother was Catarina Petrak, born in Bohemia. This review is also available on my blog, Daisy’s Book Journal. 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.

They water board her to get her to confess who whe really is and she is rescued last minute by the FBI team ops who kill the company gangsters in the process problem solved all round. The site of the Horak barn is now a memorial. Harper Collins Publishers Availability: May 13, Samantha rated it really liked it. Theo Knight is also back in this book. Not just this book, any of Mr.

The man afarid as “the dark” plus the black ops group and even unwittingly McKenna’s mother all contributed to the killings and so on. I did have a little trouble keeping the characters and their motivations straight, but that’s probably because I had some trouble keeping track of the ever-expanding story line.

And despite the fact that this series is about Jack, he was not my favourite character.

I had some problems with the story, but if I remember correctly, I enjoyed it.