The Runaway Jury

The Runaway Jury

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 28/10/2010
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The Runaway Jury
Hugely involving
Good twists, it provides insight into the legal system in this courtroom thriller. Written with passion and skill.
Hannah Mulligan Ward at Woking

Synopsis

When justice is for sale, every jury has a price . . .

In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark trial against a tobacco company begins.

Millions of dollars are at stake and soon the case swerves mysteriously off course. The jury begin behaving strangely, and one of the jurors is convinced he's being watched.

Soon they have to be sequestered.

But then an anonymous tip from a young woman suggests she knows why the jury are behaving oddly.

Someone has a plan. But who? And, more importantly, what do they want?_______________________________________

'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

  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • ISBN: 9780099537182
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Weight: 341g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm

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The Runaway Jury
Brilliant
The jury - based legal thriller is one my favourite reads. Full of suspense and written with Grisham's characteristic sardonic detachment.
Grisham reader