Category: John Grisham

  • Book Review: “Gray Mountain” by John Grisham

    Book Review: “Gray Mountain” by John Grisham

    Genre: Thriller It’s 2008, and Samantha Kofer is a lawyer in the Commercial Real Estate division of one of the largest law firms in the world: Scully & Pershing. Tensions are high since Lehman Brothers has just folded and Scully & Pershing has terminated dozens of people in other divisions. It’s just a matter of […]

  • Short Story: “Casino” by John Grisham

    Short Story: “Casino” by John Grisham

    Genre: Thriller A short story included in John Grisham’s book: “Ford County: Stories” Bobby Carl Leach is Clanton’s most successful near-do-well. He has built his empire on small businesses, multiple housing units, a tractor supply company, trucks, and real estate. When his gambling debts mounted, one or more of his places mysteriously burned to the […]

  • Book Review: “A Time for Mercy” by John Grisham

    Book Review: “A Time for Mercy” by John Grisham

    Five years after Jake Brigance defended Carl Lee in “A Time to Kill” and 2 years after Jake successfully upheld a holographoic will in “Sycamore Row”, Jake’s law practice is still struggling. Luckily, Jake hired Portia Lang as his assistant, but, she will be attending law school soon and Jake will lose her for a […]

  • Book Review: “Camino Winds” by John Grisham

    Book Review: “Camino Winds” by John Grisham

    Genre: Thriller Three years after “Camino Island”, Mercer Mann has finished her book, “Tessa”, and it is now on the bestseller list. Bruce Cable, owner of Bay Books, is planning a huge party in honor of Mercer’s success, and everyone is invited! Hurricane Leo is wandering the Atlantic playing games with the weather forecasters. When […]

  • “Camino Island” by John Grisham

    “Camino Island” by John Grisham

    Genre: Thriller Mark, Denny, Trey, Jerry, and Ahmed planned the “perfect” crime. Together, they planned, and executed, the nearly perfect heist of several of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s original handwritten manuscripts, including “The Great Gatsby”, from the Firestone Library at Princeton University. Each manuscript will be worth millions, and Mark, Denny, Trey, Jerry, and Ahmed are […]

  • “The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham

    “The Rooster Bar” by John Grisham

    Mark, Todd, Gordy, and Zola are best friends entering their last semester at Foggy Bottom Law School in Washington, D.C. Mired in debt, the four friends decide to start their law practice early…..death and intrigue follow[….]

  • “Partners” by John Grisham

    “Partners” by John Grisham

    Genre: Thriller (Short Story) 33 year old Tee Ray has been laid off from his job and is now living with his 14 year old son, Jameel, in a tent on his friend’s back porch. There are not many opportunities in Little Angola, and many of the underemployed end up selling, delivering, or taking drugs. […]

  • “The Whistler” by John Grisham

    “The Whistler” by John Grisham

    Genre: Thriller In 2010, seventeen years after the events in “Witness to a Trial” an informant is filing a complaint with the Florida Board of Judicial Conduct (BJC) against Judge Claudia McDover. Judge McDover, the informant claims, was in bed with the Catfish Mafia in 1993 to get a casino built on Indian lands (and […]

  • “Witness to a Trial” by John Grisham

    “Witness to a Trial” by John Grisham

    Genre: Thriller A naked man and woman were found murdered in a bedroom in Brunswick County, Florida about two miles from the Tappacola Reservation. Both victims were shot in the head. On trial for the murder is Tappacola Indian, Junior Mace, the woman’s husband, and best friend of the murdered man, Son Razko. The Judge […]

  • “Rogue Lawyer” by John Grisham

    “Rogue Lawyer” by John Grisham

    Genre: Thriller Sebastian Rudd is a criminal defense attorney.  Is he part of a large law firm with fancy offices and high hourly rates? Nope. Rudd’s office is a fully decked-out van and his paralegal / driver / bodyguard is an ex-con named, Partner. Rudd is rude, crude, and divorced from a venomous attorney (Judith) […]