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Afraid of the Dark (Jack Swyteck Series #9)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 9, 2011

    Great mystery story!

    Good reading! Exciting to read.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 24, 2011

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    I have not read any of Grippando's books before and was unaware this was even a series. The story has a great plot, is laid out well and keeps just enough of an edge that you don't want to put it down. The story unfolds beautifully and has everything you could want for a murdery myster, CIA, computer genius, a grieving parent with need for revenge, and lots of secrets that ultimately lead to the killer.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2014

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    Heyy this book is kind of weird

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  • Posted September 1, 2011

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    Outstanding...best Swyteck to date!!!

    I have long been a big fan of Grippando, both with Swyteck and without. I think this is his most intense work to date, with a complicated plot and a myriad of sub-plots. There was a great deal of disturbing information provided about just some of the goings-on within the Internet sex community...yuk!!

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  • Posted April 15, 2011

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    action packed

    Afraid of the Dark by James Grippando is the ninth book in his Jack Swytek series. (and 18th book overall)

    Swytek is a criminal defense attorney based in Miami. He is called in by an old friend to help with the defense of a young man who has been in Gitmo for 3 years. His true identity is uncovered - he is not a Somalian, but rather an American named Jamal - a young man wanted in the U.S. for the murder of his girlfriend and the blinding of the cop who tried to save her. But he says he was in a black site camp in the Czech Republic at the time and couldn't have done it. And the US government put him there.

    That's the opening salvo - from there the plot grows exponentially, including terrorism both home and abroad, child porn and more. (Some readers may find the graphic violence a bit too much)

    I like Swytek as a character and the series has always been a satisfying read. Afraid of the Dark was very, very busy in terms of plot - perhaps a bit too much. Grippando was ambitious with this one - I think Swytek being involved at the international level is a bit of a stretch. But the plot elements are very real and very current. This was a good, thrilling page turner - exactly what I've come to expect from James Grippando. Fans of David Baldacci would enjoy this author.

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