The Rainmaker

The Rainmaker

A gripping crime thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of mystery and suspense


Rudy Baylor is a rookie lawyer who is about to take on a career-defining case, fighting for justice for a young man whose death could have easily been prevented.

This case has the power to change everything for Rudy - eliminate his debts and save his legal practice.

But he's never argued a case in court before. And he is up against the most expensive lawyers that money can buy.

Can Rudy win against the odds? Or will the truth be buried forever?


'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

About the author

John Grisham

John Grisham is the author of forty works of fiction and one of non-fiction. His works are translated into forty-two languages. He lives in Virginia.
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