Most Dangerous Place, James Grippando

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Most Dangerous Place, James Grippando
Author: James Grippando
Publisher: Harper
Pages: 368
Format: DRC
ISBN-10: 0062440551
ISBN-13: 9780062440556
Original title:
Series: Jack Swyteck #13
Publisher: eBook | Hardcover | Paperback
The Most Dangerous Place

4 stars

According to the FBI, the most dangerous place for a woman between the ages of twenty and thirty is in a relationship with a man. Those statistics become all too personal when Jack Swyteck takes on a new client tied to his past.
It begins at the airport, where Jack is waiting to meet his old high school buddy, Kevin Ingraham, a high-powered banker based in Hong Kong, coming to Miami for his young daughter’s surgery. But their long-awaited reunion is abruptly derailed when the police arrest Kevin’s wife, Isabelle, in the terminal, accusing her of conspiring to kill the man who raped her in college. Jack quickly agrees to represent Isa, but soon discovers that to see justice done, he must separate truth from lies—an undertaking that proves more complicated than the seasoned attorney expects.

I have been yelling at this book. That Isabelle woman is really annoying!! She is so obviously keeping secrets and that attitude when Jack is telling her that is not helping the case. She even managed to get angry about that. I admired Jack so much for staying patient.
This book is the thirteenth book in a series and I have not read any of the other books. Though I did notice some references to the other books I did not feel the knowledge was needed to follow this story. I am curious about the other books though.
I do really love to puzzle and with this being a legal thriller and the defence site there is not much puzzling if the suspect is accused rightfully. It was a big puzzle though to find out what was true and false in Isabelle her story. There are some great surprises even at the end of the book that I did not see coming. I would have liked more interaction with the 'people against rape' activists. The abuse part was really important in the story and as a woman it is something I get easily worked up over when it is dismissed. But in this story it failed to make me angry. That could be caused by Isabelle her attitude too though.
The speed of the story was a bit on and off. The one moment is was really slow next it was jumping ahead. The one moment there is a lot of emotion and other parts are very factual. This did disturb my reading experience a bit. Just when I felt like reading trough the night the change of speed would make it possible anyway to put it down.
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