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Darkness in Him: A Novel

3.33  ·  Rating Details  ·  46 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Jake Conason is the Golden Boy of Jefferson University in St. Louis. His future is big and promising--top grades, a gorgeous girlfriend, membership in the most popular fraternity on campus, and he's headed toward law school. But when one night's drunken indiscretion with a woman he barely knows leads to murder, Jake discovers just what he's capable of to cover up his past ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published January 15th 2003 by St. Martin's Press (first published 2003)
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Sep 11, 2015 Maddy rated it really liked it
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PROTAGONIST: Jake Conason, college student
SETTING: St. Louis, MO
WHY: Jake Conason is a law student in his senior year. He has everything going for him - a beautiful girlfriend, good friends, smarts, a bright future - until one evening, when drunk, he commits an indiscretion. Life changes for a lot of people as a result. He's not willing to have his future threatened; he's willing to go as far as murder to protect it. Jake is a real enigma. He can be warm and charming or cold and calcu
May 18, 2015 Anne rated it it was amazing
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Very good story. Great ending. I know I could never keep all my "stories" straight and keep suspicion away from myself so I was a little surprised that the main character was so good at it, especially since he was only a Senior in college.
Kathleen Hagen
Darkness in Him, by Andrew Lyons, A-minus, narrated by Christopher Lane, produced by Blackstone Audio, downloaded from

Jake Conason has it all-he’s in a fraternity, a senior and cowtowed to by the pledges in the fraternity, he has a gorgeous girl friend that the other guys would salivate for, he has good grades despite continual fraternity parties, and he’s on the brink of being accepted for law school at Harvard. His path should be set. But he goes to a fraternity party, drinks too
Dec 17, 2012 Charles rated it it was ok
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The first half is extremely unpleasant. I almost quit. However, after that point the book becomes a fairly straight forward race to the finish. Even the little plot bump at the end doesn't dazzle.
Mike Moskos
Jan 16, 2014 Mike Moskos rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Light book; good ending.
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