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, c2011
Edition: Large print ed
Description: 582 p. (large print) ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9780062017970
Branch Call Number: LP Grip

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L5555
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!

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pugfan
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.

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SportyReader
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.

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rahmmie
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

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Mommies2
Aug 28, 2011

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

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suelinton1960
Aug 23, 2011

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

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poodlegirl
Jul 20, 2011

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

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