Afraid of the Dark (Hardcover)
Harper, 9780061840289, 416pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2011
"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.
Praise For Afraid of the Dark…
“More twists and turns than a snowy mountain pass…Afraid of the Dark will have readers embracing this darkness.”
“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 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
“Grippando has proven his skills with edge-of-your-seat thrillers. Afraid of the Dark may be his most gripping yet.”
“Filled with twists and turns and edge-of-the-seat tension.”
“Rousing. . . . An exciting tale of revenge.”
“Grippando has definitely reached a new level with this series entry. . . . One of his best.”
-Booklist (starred review)