An American officer has been murdered on the base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and his soon-to-be-accused killer, the dead man’s wife, wants Miami criminal attorney Jack Swyteck to represent her. Swyteck knows nothing about military law, and he can sense that thehypnotically beautiful Lindsey Hart isa liar, a blackmailer, and possibly worse. But if he doesn’t agree to defend her, he will never get to see his biological son,a child Swyteck never knew existed.Taking on the might of the U.S. military legal machine on hostile foreign soil could prove to be far more than a bad career move, because the shocking,sordid truth will take no prisoners.And no one, especially Jack Swyteck,will escape unscathed.
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“Grippando’s Jack Swyteck series is one of those rare finds.” (Contra Costa Times)
“A well-focused, perfectly organized legal thriller. . . . Exciting.” (Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel)
“A tight, smartly constructed mystery that will keep readers on the edge of their seats.” (Booklist)
“[Grippando] keeps his tale moving.” (Kirkus Reviews)
“Lapel-grabbing....This character-driven, intricately plotted thriller will keep readers guessing up to the end.” (Publishers Weekly)
“Suspenseful.” (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
“A first-rate mystery.” (Orlando Sentinel)
James Grippando is a New York Times bestselling author whose novels are enjoyed worldwide in twenty-six languages. Black Horizon is his twentieth novel published by HarperCollins, the eleventh in the acclaimed series featuring Miami attorney Jack Swyteck. He is also the author of Leapholes for young adults. Grippando was a trial lawyer for twelve years before the publication of his first novel in 1994 (The Pardon), and he is now counsel at one of the nation's leading law firms. He lives and writes in South Florida.
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