By James Grippando
The hot York occasions bestselling author's ever-popular hero, Jack Swyteck, is on his most deadly case but, uncovering a sinister underground international that has him racing around the globe.
Then: Sergeant Vince Paulo held his top friend's daughter, McKenna, bleeding in his palms as she uttered the identify of her assassin and ex-boyfriend, Jamal. That used to be mins earlier than a blast made every little thing cross black for Vince—forever.
Now: Miami felony security legal professional Jack Swyteck has been known as in to save lots of Jamal from the dying penalty for terrorist task. regardless of pressing warnings from his fiancée, undercover FBI agent Andie Henning, to stick clear of the case, Jack unearths himself inextricably attracted to Jamal's past—even believing his alibi that he was once kidnapped and held in a black website in Prague on the time of McKenna's demise. but when Jamal is blameless, then the guy who murdered McKenna and took Vince's sight continues to be available in the market . . . free.
Soon our bodies start to pile up and ghosts from the previous reappear greatly alive, proven by way of ominous threats from a faceless guy recognized basically as "the Dark." Vince and Jack needs to confront a mortal probability that is going past McKenna's loss of life, throughout foreign waters—a trip to piece jointly the earlier that leads throughout the again alleys of London, onto unlawful websites, and instantly into the brain of natural evil.
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Extra resources for Afraid of the Dark (Jack Swyteck, Book 9)
It's hard for him to see outsiders .... "(he felt, as she stumbled for the word, she had been about to say keeper) "companion. " She knocked on the door then, and cried out in a voice which had almost a note of awe in it, "It's Mother, Gareth ... May we come in ... 5 emotion he had used to feel when Vance visited him in prison. " a rather deep but almost childish voice responded. Mrs. Vaisey opened the big milk-colored door then, and they stood a moment looking into the large dimly lit interior.
But," she went on from the height of her advantage, "I think I could let my own boy die if I thought that his happiness and well-being were earned at the expense of another human being's humiliation ... or his being used. Yes, I could easily let him die .... But you see you are wrong ... Neither of these two young men feel they are being humiliated or used by needing one another ... " Vance's earlier anger had turned suddenly to outrage. "Why do you think Gareth has suddenly found his speech? None of his other 'attendants' restored it to him!
Isn't happiness always just happiness, Mr. De Lakes ... " He smiled in spite of himself. "Let us go into the parlor and talk, for I can see you are very upset, and I have no appetite at all tonight ... Have been 51 sitting here staring at my plate for what seems hours ... " She took him by the hand and led him into the spacious adjoining room. "You'll have some after-dinner coffee at least," she proposed, and her visitor nodded. His anger had gone, but he still felt compelled to get Sidney released.