The Reckoning: A Novel

A murder mystery, a courtroom drama, a family saga…The Reckoning is Grisham's argument that he's not just a boilerplate thriller writer. Most jurors will think the counselor has made his case. Usa today   october 1946, mississippi pete banning was clanton, mississippi’s favorite son—a decorated World War II hero, a farmer, Clanton, neighbor, the patriarch of a prominent family, father, and a faithful member of the Methodist church.

Then one cool october morning he rose early, drove into town, and committed a shocking crime. Pete's only statement about it—to the sheriff, to the judge, to his lawyers, to the jury, and to his family—was: "I have nothing to say. He was not afraid of death and was willing to take his motive to the grave.

1 bestselling author john Grisham’s The Reckoning is his most powerful, surprising, and suspenseful thriller yet. In a major novel unlike anything he has written before, john grisham takes us on an incredible journey, from the Jim Crow South to the jungles of the Philippines during World War II; from an insane asylum filled with secrets to the Clanton courtroom where Pete’s defense attorney tries desperately to save him.

Reminiscent of the finest tradition of southern Gothic storytelling,  The Reckoning would not be complete without Grisham’s signature layers of legal suspense, and he delivers on every page.

Long Road to Mercy An Atlee Pine Thriller 1

It soon seems clear the lost tourist had something more clandestine than sightseeing in mind. Catch a tiger by its toe. It's seared into atlee pine's memory: the kidnapper's chilling rhyme as he chose between six-year-old Atlee and her twin sister, Mercy. But just as pine begins to put together clues pointing to a terrifying plot, she's abruptly called off the case.

Introducing a remarkable new character from #1 new york Times bestselling writer David Baldacci: Atlee Pine, an FBI agent with special skills assigned to the remote wilds of the southwestern United States who must confront a new threat. She never saw Mercy again. Three decades after that terrifying night, Atlee Pine works for the FBI.

So when one of the grand canyon's mules is found stabbed to death at the bottom of the canyon-and its rider missing-Pine is called in to investigate. If she disobeys direct orders by continuing to search for the missing man, it will mean the end of her career. She's the lone agent assigned to the Shattered Rock, Arizona resident agency, which is responsible for protecting the Grand Canyon.

But unless pine keeps working the case and discovers the truth, it could spell the very end of democracy in America as we know it.

Dark Sacred Night A Ballard and Bosch Novel

The intruder is retired detective Harry Bosch, working a cold case that has gotten under his skin. Ballard can't let him go through department records, but when he leaves, she looks into the case herself and feels a deep tug of empathy and anger. And it shows once more why "there's no doubt Connelly is a master of crime fiction" Associated Press.

Along the way, the two detectives forge a fragile trust, but this new partnership is put to the test when the case takes an unexpected and dangerous turn. Dark sacred night for the first time brings together these two powerhouse detectives in a riveting story that unfolds with furious momentum. She has never been the kind of cop who leaves the job behind at the end of her shift -- and she wants in.

The murder, unsolved, a runaway on the streets of Hollywood who was brutally killed, was of fifteen-year-old Daisy Clayton, her body left in a dumpster like so much trash. Now ballard joins forces with Bosch to find out what happened to Daisy, and to finally bring her killer to justice. Harry bosch teams up with lapd detective renée Ballard to solve the murder of a young girl in the new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly.

Detective renée ballard is working the night beat -- known in LAPD slang as "the late show" -- and returns to Hollywood Station in the early hours to find a stranger rifling through old file cabinets.

The Guardians: A Novel

In this instant #1 new york times bestseller, John Grisham delivers a classic legal thriller—with a twist. Terrific…affecting…Grisham has done it again. Maureen corrigan,  the Washington Post “A suspenseful thriller mixed with powerful themes. Associated pressin the small florida town of Seabrook, a young lawyer named Keith Russo was shot dead at his desk as he worked late one night.

The killer left no clues. Powerful, ruthless people murdered Keith Russo, and they do not want Quincy Miller exonerated. But the police soon came to suspect Quincy Miller, a young black man who was once a client of Russo’s. Quincy was tried, convicted, and sent to prison for life. Guardian accepts only a few innocence cases at a time.

Cullen post travels the country fighting wrongful convictions and taking on clients forgotten by the system. There were no witnesses, no one with a motive. With quincy miller, though, he gets far more than he bargained for. For twenty-two years he languished in prison, maintaining his innocence. They killed one lawyer twenty-two years ago, and they will kill another without a second thought.

He had no lawyer, no advocate on the outside.

Past Tense: A Jack Reacher Novel

Fans will enjoy learning more of this enduring character’s roots, and Child’s spare prose continues to set a very high bar. Publishers weekly boxed and starred review “Another first-class entry in a series that continues to set the gold standard for aspiring thriller authors. Booklist starred review “with his usual flair for succinctness and eye for detail, Child creates another rollicking Reacher road trip that will please fans and newcomers alike.

Library Journal starred review. And deadly. Praise for past tense “Child is one writer who should never be taken for granted. The new york times book review “Lee Child shows no signs of slowing down.  . On a country road deep in the new England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been: the town where his father was born.

The next morning, in the city clerk’s office, Reacher asks about the old family home. You need Jack Reacher. The atlantic “Superb.

Target: Alex Cross

A leader has fallen, and alex Cross joins the procession of mourners from Capitol Hill to the White House. C. Alex cross teams up with the Secret Service and the FBI to take down a dangerous threat that could destroy America. When a ring of six elite assassins strikes D. Then a sniper's bullet strikes a target in the heart of D.

C. Alex cross's wife, bree stone, must either solve the case or lose her position as the city's newly elevated chief of detectives. The secret service and the FBI deploy as well in the race to find the shooter. Alex is tasked by the new President to lead an investigation unprecedented in scale and scope. But is the sniper's strike only the beginning of a larger attack on the nation?


Holy Ghost A Virgil Flowers Novel

The town would get rich! What could go wrong?Then the shootings begin. And all those pilgrims needed food, shelter, all kinds of crazy things. Nothing ever happened there and nothing ever would--until the mayor of sorts campaign slogan: "I'll Do What I Can" and his precocious teenage buddy come up with a scheme to put Wheatfield on the map.

. And as they--and virgil Flowers--are about to discover, that's only the beginning of their troubles. A #1 new york times bestsellervirgil flowers investigates a miracle--and a murder--in the wickedly entertaining new thriller from the master of "pure reading pleasure" Booklist. Wheatfield, minnesota: a metropolis of six hundred souls and change, for which the word "moribund" might have been invented.

Should something dramatic occur--say, that the apparition of the Virgin Mary miraculously appeared at the local Catholic Church--the whole town would be turned into a shrine, attracting thousands of pilgrims.

The Rooster Bar

But now, as third-year students, these close friends realize they have been duped. 1 new york times bestselling author John Grisham’s newest legal thriller takes you inside a law firm that’s on shaky ground. But to do so, they would first have to quit school. Mark, and zola came to law school to change the world, Todd, to make it a better place.

. And leaving law school a few short months before graduation would be completely crazy, right?  Well, yes and no. Maybe there’s a way to escape their crushing debt, expose the bank and the scam, and make a few bucks in the process. They all borrowed heavily to attend a third-tier, for-profit law school so mediocre that its graduates rarely pass the bar exam, let alone get good jobs.

. Pull up a stool, grab a cold one, and get ready to spend some time at The Rooster Bar. But maybe there's a way out. And when they learn that their school is one of a chain owned by a shady New York hedge-fund operator who also happens to own a bank specializing in student loans, the three know they have been caught up in The Great Law School Scam.


Redemption Memory Man series 5

But solving a case this cold may be impossible, especially when it becomes clear that someone doesn't want the old case reopened. Is it possible that he really did get it wrong, all those years ago?Decker's determined to uncover the truth, no matter the personal cost. In fact, he's the very first killer Decker ever put behind bars.

Someone who is willing to kill to keep the truth buried, and hide a decades-old secret that may have devastating repercussions. Now suffering from terminal cancer, it's his dying wish that Decker clear his name. It's unthinkable. But he's innocent, he claims. The case was open and shut, with rock solid forensic evidence.

Detective amos decker discovers that a mistake he made as a rookie detective may have led to deadly consequences in this compelling Memory Man thriller by #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci. Decker is visiting his hometown of Burlington, Ohio, when he's approached by a man named Meryl Hawkins.

Hawkins is a convicted murderer. But when hawkins turns up dead with a bullet in his head, even Decker begins to have doubts.

The First Lady

But she couldn't have predicted that she'd be forced to take on an investigation surrounding the mysterious disappearance of the First Lady -- with strict orders to keep it a secret. The first lady's absence comes in the wake of the scandalous, public revelation of the president's affair, so at first it seems as though she is simply cutting off all contact as she recuperates at a horse farm in Virginia.

. She knows that something is amiss when she's summoned to a private meeting with the President and his Chief of Staff without any witnesses. One secret could bring down the government when the President's memorable affair becomes a nightmare he longs to forget in this page-turner from James Patterson that will keep you up reading all night long.

Sally grissom is a top Secret Service agent in charge of the Presidential Protection team. What begins as an innocent respite quickly turns into a twisted case when the White House receives a ransom note along with the First Lady's finger.

The Whistler

History. What’s the source of the ill-gotten gains? It seems the judge was secretly involved with the construction of a large casino on Native American land. After nine years with the Board, she knows that most problems are caused by incompetence, not corruption. But a corruption case eventually crosses her desk.

A previously disbarred lawyer is back in business with a new identity. We trust them to ensure fair trials, to protect the rights of all litigants, to punish those who do wrong, and to oversee the orderly and efficient flow of justice. But what happens when a judge bends the law or takes a bribe? It’s rare, but it happens.

Lacy stoltz is an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct. And not just crooked judges in Florida. All judges, from all states, and throughout U. S. She is a lawyer, not a cop, and it is her job to respond to complaints dealing with judicial misconduct. We expect our judges to be honest and wise.

Their integrity and impartiality are the bedrock of the entire judicial system. The coast mafia financed the casino and is now helping itself to a sizable skim of each month’s cash.