When a black man, Carl Lee Hailey, kills the two white men who raped his daughter, the town of Clanton, Mississippi is filled with anger and violence on all sides. This makes for a dangerous case for young lawyer Jack Brigance, but he'll do anything to defend his client and his own life.
A trial in Biloxi, Mississippi has millions of dollars at stake, but begins to go off course. The jury is behaving very strangely. Are they being manipulated? If so, why and by whom? A blockbuster from John Grisham, the master thriller writer.
An eleven-year-old has discovered a secret that not even an adult should know. A US State Senator is dead, and Mark Sway is the only one who knows where the body is hidden. The FBI want him to tell them where it is, at whatever cost to Mark and his family. The killer wants him silenced forever. Reggie Love has been practising law for less than five years. Only she can save Mark from these twin threats. Together they must take on the might of the State and the wiles of a cold-blooded killer.
The man they were to kidnap in Brazil had not always been called Silva. As a lawyer, Patrick S. Lanigan, his previous life had ended in a car crash in 1992. But six weeks after his death, $90 million disappeared from his law firm. It was then that his partners knew he was still alive. An unputdownable thriller by the current master of the genre, John Grisham.