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The Lasko Tangent by Richard North Patterson

‘The Lasko Tangent’ was Richard North Patterson’s first novel. It introduced the character Christopher Paget, a lawyer who appeared in later novels – ‘Degree of Guilt’, ‘Eyes of a Child’ and ‘Conviction’. Paget is a lawyer working with the Economic … Continue reading

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The Whistler by John Grisham

I didn’t enjoy John Grisham’s previous novel ‘Rogue Lawyer’ very much, so ‘The Whistler’ was a pleasant change. Lacy Stoltz and Hugo Hatch work for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct. The organisation is tasked with investigating misconduct by Florida … Continue reading

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The Firm by John Grisham

I hate it when you read a book and the actor who played the main character keeps popping into you head. I much prefer creating my own pictures of characters and I had a lot of trouble making Mitch McDeere … Continue reading

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The King of Lies by John Hart

‘The King of Lies’ is John Hart’s debut novel. After reading Hart’s brilliant ‘The Last Child’, I was keen to read some of his earlier work, but unfortunately this novel doesn’t come close to the same standard. Jackson Workman ‘Work’ … Continue reading

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Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

‘Rogue Lawyer’ is about a lawyer named Sebastian Rudd who defends people who no one wlse will defend. Many of them are guilty but he still has a reasonable success rate. And for clients who are innocent he is excellent … Continue reading

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Gray Mountain by John Grisham

‘Gray Mountain’ is John Grisham’s latest legal thriller and is one of those books that I barely put down once I started it. Samantha Kofer works for a large New York Law firm. She comes from the right background (both … Continue reading

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Sycamore Row by John Grisham

‘Sycamore Row’ is the sequel to John Grisham’s first novel – ‘A Time To Kill’. Although the stories in the two books aren’t that closely linked, an excellent cast of characters carries across from the first book to this one. … Continue reading

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A Time To Kill by John Grisham

‘A Time To Kill’ is the first John Grisham book that I’ve read for years and now I can’t work out why I haven’t been reading Grisham books regularly. I picked this book up because ‘Sycamore Row’, due for release … Continue reading

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