New York Times Bestselling Author

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James Grippando
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Exciting news!  "GONE AGAIN" is one of 3 finalists for the HARPER LEE PRIZE for excellence in legal fiction.  The public can vote for the winner at the ABA Journal website. You don't have to be a lawyer or a member of the ABA to vote, so vote now!   VOTE - HARPER LEE PRIZE

More exciting news ... MOST DANGEROUS PLACE,  Jack Swyteck #13, IS NOW AVAILABLE  And yes, you can call this one a milestone.  It's NOVEL NO. 25 for me.  How many have you read?   


All the Best,



"One of his best .... Grippando gets underway with a bang and never lets up, springing a series of carefully calibrated surprises in and out of the courtroom guaranteed to catch even the canniest readers unaware."

                                           - Kirkus Reviews