Grippando has definitely reached a new level with this series entry. . . . One of his best. Booklist (starred review)
A young girl's murder sets off a grisly cascade of crime, death, and intrigue and sends criminal defense lawyer Jack Swyteck after a sinister group of terrorists on the verge of unleashing chaos across the globe. From New York Times bestseller James Grippando, the ninth Jack Swyteck novel, Afraid of the Dark perfect for fans of Steve Martini, Phillip Margolin, and Jo Nesbo is a rollercoaster thrill ride into the very heart of evil.
About the Author
James Grippando is a New York Times bestselling author of suspense. Gone Again is his twenty-fourth novel. He was a trial lawyer for twelve years before the publication of his first novel, The Pardon, in 1994, and he now serves as counsel at Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP. He lives in South Florida with his wife, three children, two cats, and a golden retriever named Max, who has no idea he s a dog.
“More twists and turns than a snowy mountain pass…Afraid of the Dark will have readers embracing this darkness.”
“Grippando has proven his skills with edge-of-your-seat thrillers. Afraid of the Dark may be his most gripping yet.”
“Superb plotting, high suspense, compelling timely issues, and finely honed characters make this crime novel/international thriller a great read.”
-Library Journal (starred review)
“Grippando has definitely reached a new level with this series entry. . . . One of his best.”
-Booklist (starred review)
“Rousing. . . . An exciting tale of revenge.”
“Filled with twists and turns and edge-of-the-seat tension.”
“Grippando powerfully weaves Afraid of the Dark into a noir look at the fears that seep into each corner of society….Grippando has proven his skills with edge-of-your-seat thrillers. Afraid of the Dark may be his most gripping novel.”
-Newark Star Ledger