There are some cases you have to take.
Adam Hill is a rookie lawyer at a top Chicago firm. The world is at his feet.
So why does he volunteer to represent a KKK terrorist under threat of execution?
And why is the defendant happy to put his life in a novice’s hands?
The answer lies twenty years in the past, but there are darker, more shocking secrets to be uncovered…
‘A master at the art of deft characterisation and the skilful delivery of hair-raising crescendos' – Irish Independent
'John Grisham is the master of legal fiction' – Jodi Picoult
'The best thriller writer alive' – Ken Follett
‘John Grisham has perfected the art of cooking up convincing, fast-paced thrillers’ – Telegraph
‘Grisham is a superb, instinctive storyteller’ – The Times
‘Grisham's storytelling genius reminds us that when it comes to legal drama, the master is in a league of his own.’ – Daily Record
‘Masterful – when Grisham gets in the courtroom he lets rip, drawing scenes so real they're not just alive, they're pulsating’ – Mirror
‘A giant of the thriller genre’ – TimeOut
A first-rate thriller
His stories are ferociously plot-driven: they will keep you awake all night
Compelling... after 50 pages I could barely wait to turn the rest over... Grisham knows how to tell a story
Totally hypnotic . . . scenes unfold and unfold and you can't stop reading
A dark and thoughtful tale pulsing with moral uncertainties . . . Grisham is at his best