A Time to Kill
Books | Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The master of the legal thriller probes the savage depths of racial violence in this searing courtroom drama featuring the beloved Jake Brigance. “John Grisham may well be the best American storyteller writing today.”—The Philadelphia InquirerThe life of a ten-year-old black girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless white men. The mostly white town of Clanton in Ford County, Mississippi, reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime—until the girl’s father acquires an assault rifle and takes justice into his own hands.For ten days, as burning crosses and the crack of sniper fire spread through the streets of Clanton, the nation sits spellbound as defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save his client’s life—and then his own. Don’t miss John Grisham’s new book, THE EXCHANGE: AFTER THE FIRM!
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
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"I read this, and many more, years ago. I have recently discovered Karin Slaughter, so I’ve been working through her books. They are very long. The Perfect Daughter was very good. Next for me is Pretty Girls."
"I do. loved the Firm"
"Way to many great parts to pick a favorite part. But from start to end I couldn't put the book down. "
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