By James Grippando
The hot York occasions bestselling author's ever-popular hero, Jack Swyteck, is on his most threatening case but, uncovering a sinister underground global that has him racing around the globe.
Then: Sergeant Vince Paulo held his most sensible friend's daughter, McKenna, bleeding in his fingers as she uttered the identify of her assassin and ex-boyfriend, Jamal. That was once mins prior to a blast made every little thing move black for Vince—forever.
Now: Miami felony safety legal professional Jack Swyteck has been known as in to save lots of Jamal from the loss of life penalty for terrorist job. regardless of pressing warnings from his fiancée, undercover FBI agent Andie Henning, to stick clear of the case, Jack unearths himself inextricably interested in Jamal's past—even believing his alibi that he used to be kidnapped and held in a black website in Prague on the time of McKenna's dying. but when Jamal is blameless, then the fellow 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 via ominous threats from a faceless guy recognized in simple terms as "the Dark." Vince and Jack needs to confront a mortal possibility that is going past McKenna's dying, throughout overseas waters—a trip to piece jointly the previous that leads in the course of the again alleys of London, onto unlawful websites, and immediately into the brain of natural evil.
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