Last Call (Google eBook)

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HarperCollins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 400 pages
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A kid from Miami's meanest streets, Theo Knight lost his mother to a violent crime. He was on Death Row for a murder he didn't commit when lawyer Jack Swyteck proved him innocent. Now they are best friends. Theo is a semi-respectable and successful bar owner, but the past, with its risks and its terrors, has come knocking on his back door. An escaped convict from the old neighborhood wants sanctuary, and in return he is offering information: the identity of the killer who left Theo's mom lying dead in the street on a hot South Florida evening.

Theo wants justice, but the answers are not simple. He and Jack must now piece together a twenty-year-old conspiracy of greed and corruption that's pointing toward the city's most elite and powerful. And digging through a history that Theo has struggled his whole life to forget could awaken some very desperate, very deadly sleeping dogs.


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What a great plot, characters and writing. - Goodreads
I love the characters, and a pretty good plot. - Goodreads
The writing in this book is too minimalist for me. - Goodreads

Review: Last Call (Jack Swyteck #7)

User Review  - Diana Donnelly - Goodreads

I had read a couple other of his books that I enjoyed and decided to try this one. It had plenty of action with the twists and turns that I so enjoy. He apparently has other books out there with the ... Read full review

Review: Last Call (Jack Swyteck #7)

User Review  - Linda Nonalaya - Goodreads

This is the first book I read from this author. I liked it. I would read more of his books. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

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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