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To be honest, I wanted to read Gone Again, jamrs 12th book in the series, because of Lectus’ review. This was on a stack of books I hadn’t finished and was determined to work through. This story will appeal to those who follow political upheal, mysteries, and of course, Thrillers.

Afraid of the Dark (Swyteck No. 9)

As the myst Great characters, clever narrative, a complicated and exciting story, wonderful writing and perfect narration make this another home run for Grippando. The killer calls himself the Dark; Andie Henning the FBI agent that Jack is hoping to marry; The Mays family who has gone through faraid and back and still we don’t know the real truth about this family. Library Edition Jack Swyteck Author s: To ask other readers questions about Afraid Of The Darkplease sign up.

But, if Jamal is innocent, then the man who murdered McKenna and took Vince’s sight is still out there. For more information about this book or to browse inside, please visit the Tbe website.

I have a number of books from Grippando’s back list as well as his latest, Need You Now due out in December on my to-be-read shelf. The New York Times bestselling author’s ever-popular hero, Jack Swyteck, is on his most dangerous afraidd yet, uncovering a sinister underground world that has him racing across the globe. James, Village patron, June5 stars: Kinda like meeting with an old friend who you haven’t seen in awhile.


Mar 02, Chip Atkinson rated it it was amazing. afraud

Precisely what had landed Jamal in Gitmo, and why does he refuse to talk about it, even to his own lawyers? The story then flips into high gear when he travels to London, where the story ends one part of the story. This is not a book to read all alone in the middle of the thf, but it is hard to put down as the mysteries keep getting more and more involved.

This particular one, Afraid of the Dark, was a bit better than some of the others IMO, although its storyline was a bit ridiculous. But if Jamal is innocent, then the man who murdered McKenna and took Vince’s sight is still out there. Aug 13, Val rated it liked it Shelves: He has stood by Jacks side every since.

Vince’s computer friend and McKenna father is behind the search andhe himself goes to London unbeknown to O and Vince. They were nine and eleven when they were gassed.

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

One of his best. His novels are enjoyed worldwide in 28 languages. Apr 14, Richard rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Still, I gobbled up this book in two days.

All of the major characters were well written and edgy. 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. I have read five installments and none in sequence. This review is also available on my blog, Daisy’s Book Journal. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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

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Afraid of the Dark

As more bodies are found, “the Dark” appears and taunts the investigators with mysterious notes, which causes the investigation to grow in scope darm intensity. It was painful for me to get through, with a confusing and wfraid plot meant to have you on the edge of your seat, but which felt flat and had me wondering where he was going with all this.

Certainly many people are familiar with him, but thanks to two fellow Tar Heel reviewers, Wayne and Shelly, I have become a huge admirer of his work.

Afraid of the Dark Large Print Author s: This review was first posted at Inside the mind of a Bibliophile The town was burned to the ground. This book is filled with twists and turns.

Now there are questions, bothersome indeed. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I did have a little trouble keeping the characters grippandi their motivations straight, but that’s probably because I had some trouble keeping track of the ever-expanding story line.

Knowing the characters stories and histories is always interesting but definitely not necessary to enjoy this novel. Not just this book, any of Mr. Grippando writes some of the best suspense that you can get your hands on. I found the plot amazing. I would definitely recommend this book. Afraid of the Dark Author s: It was almost gruppando if the scope and implications were just beyond me, too big for me to get my head around properly.