In a weedy lot on the outskirts of memphis, two boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull upt ot the curb... Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarrette when a chance encounter with a suicidal laywer left Mark knowing a bloody and explosive secret: the whereabouts of the most sought-after dead body in America. Now Mark is caught between a legal system gone mad and a mob killer desperate to cover up his crime. And his only ally is a woman named Reggie Love, who has been a lawyer for all of four years. Prosecutors are willing to break all the rules to make Mark talk. The mob will stop at nothing to keep him quiet. And Reggie will do anything to protect her client -- even take a last, desperate gamble that could win Mark his freedom... or cost them both their lives.
BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators.
Random House Publishing Group; March 2010
- ISBN 9780307576002
- Read online, or download in secure EPUB format
- Title: The Client
- Author: John Grisham
In The Press
"Engrossing!"—San Francisco Chronicle.
"Absorbing... Wildly original... His best book yet."—Cosmopolitan.
"Heart -pounding!" —Orlando Sentinel.
"Grisham is an absolute master!"—Washington Post.
From the Paperback edition.
About The Author
John Grisham lives with his family in Virginia and Mississippi. His previous novels are A Time to Kill, The Firm, The Pelican Brief, The Client, The Chamber, The Rainmaker, The Runaway Jury, and The Partner.