“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) … Continue reading “Rogue Lawyer” by John Grisham

“Sycamore Row” by John Grisham

Genre:  Legal Thriller (After 25 years, Jake Brigance returns) "A Time to Kill" was John Grisham's first book.  But it was a less than a stellar introduction and did not become a hit until after "The Firm", "The Pelican Brief", "The Client"....etc. became huge. A movie was made based on "A Time to Kill", which … Continue reading “Sycamore Row” by John Grisham

Book Review: “The Racketeer” by John Grishham

Genre:  Thriller  (Great read) - Federal Judge Ray Fawcett and his girlfriend have been murdered and his safe has been emptied. Malcolm Bannister, an ex-lawyer, is 5 years into a 10 year sentence in a minimum security prison in Frostburg, MD.  He knows who the killer is. Malcolm contacts the authorities (starting with the warden) … Continue reading Book Review: “The Racketeer” by John Grishham

Book Review: “Skipping Christmas” by John Grisham

 (Light-hearted fun) Buy it! 23 year old Blair Krank has just graduated from graduate school and is heading to Peru for a stint in the Peace Corps.  Her parents, Luther and Nora Krank say goodbye and return to an empty house. Being Thanksgiving, Luther comes up with a plan for Christmas.  His plan is to … Continue reading Book Review: “Skipping Christmas” by John Grisham

Book Review: “The Litigators” by John Grisham

Genre: Legal Thriller (Very interesting mass tort thriller) - Oscar Finley and Wally Figg run a "boutique" law firm in Chicago.  They are glorified ambulance chasers, but, have been happily (or not so happily) eeking out a living for many years.  Oscar is in his early 60's and dreams of divorce and retirement.  Wally is … Continue reading Book Review: “The Litigators” by John Grisham