A Time for Mercy
Score: 4.5
From 112 Ratings

A Time for Mercy


  • Author: John Grisham
  • Release Date : 2020-10-13
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 3411651 Bytes


Jake Brigance is back! The hero of A Time to Kill, one of the most popular novels of our time,  returns in a courtroom drama that The New York Times says is "riveting" and "suspenseful."    Clanton, Mississippi. 1990. Jake Brigance finds himself embroiled in a deeply divisive trial when the court appoints him attorney for Drew Gamble, a timid sixteen-year-old boy accused of murdering a local deputy. Many in Clanton want a swift trial and the death penalty, but Brigance digs in and discovers that there is more to the story than meets the eye. Jake’s fierce commitment to saving Drew from the gas chamber puts his career, his financial security, and the safety of his family on the line.   In what may be the most personal and accompl...

A Time for Mercy

A Time for Mercy


  • Author: Terence O'Grady
  • Release Date : 2014-02-18
  • Genre: Intermediate Readers
  • File Size: 259769 Bytes


Emily is great friends with Mr. Kline, an elderly gentleman whom she visits almost every day after school. But Mr. Kline has a dark secret--decades earlier as a very young man he had served as a guard at a German concentration camp during World War II. When his secret comes out, Emily strives to make sure that justice is tempered with mercy as Mr. Kline's day of reckoning approaches. An intermediate reader for ages 8-10....

A Time for Mercy

A Time for Mercy


  • Author : John Grisham
  • Publisher : Doubleday
  • Release Date : 2020-10-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385545976


A Time for Mercy Book Description :

Jake Brigance is back! The hero of A Time to Kill, one of the most popular novels of our time, returns in a courtroom drama that showcases #1 New York Times bestselling author John Grisham at the height of his storytelling powers. Clanton, Mississippi. 1990. Jake Brigance finds himself embroiled in a deeply divisive trial when the court appoints him attorney for Drew Gamble, a timid sixteen-year-old boy accused of murdering a local deputy. Many in Clanton want a swift trial and the death penalty, but Brigance digs in and discovers that there is more to the story than meets the eye. Jake’s fierce commitment to saving Drew from the gas chamber puts his career, his financial security, and the safety of his family on the line. In what may be the most p...

A Time for Mercy   Limited Edition

A Time for Mercy Limited Edition


  • Author : John Grisham
  • Publisher : Doubleday
  • Release Date : 2020-11-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0385545983


A Time for Mercy Limited Edition Book Description :

Jake Brigance, the protagonist of A Time to Kill, John Grisham's classic legal thriller is back. This time he's at the epicenter of a sensational murder trial that bitterly divides the citizens of Clanton, Mississippi. A Time to Kill is one of the most popular novels of our time. It established Jake as a classic American hero--a lawyer who seeks truth and justice at all costs, even when his life and reputation are on the line. Brigance returned in 2013's Sycamore Row, in which he once again found himself embroiled in a deeply divisive trial. Now, in A Time for Mercy, Jake is the court-appointed lawyer for Drew Gamble, a young man accused of murdering a local deputy. Many in Clanton want a swift trial and the death penalty, but Brigance sees it anothe...

Choppy Water

Choppy Water


  • Author : Stuart Woods
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-08-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593190647


Choppy Water Book Description :

In this exhilarating new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods, Stone Barrington must go up against an enemy with deadly intentions--and ideologies. Stone Barrington and his friends are vacationing in Maine when their leisure is suddenly disrupted by extreme weather. To make matters worse, the inclement conditions allow for a menacing adversary to sneak in unnoticed and deliver a chilling message. Soon it becomes clear that the target of the incident is one of Stone's closest companions, and that these enemies have a grander scheme in mind. From the bustling streets of New York City to the sun-drenched shores of Key West, Stone intends to nab the criminals that appear behind him at every step. But his search only leads him f...

A Time to Kill
Score: 4
From 102 Ratings

A Time to Kill


  • Author : John Grisham
  • Publisher : Dell
  • Release Date : 2010-03-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307576132


A Time to Kill Book Description :

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The master of the legal thriller probes the savage depths of racial violence in this searing courtroom drama featuring the beloved Jake Brigance. “John Grisham may well be the best American storyteller writing today.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer The life of a ten-year-old black girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless white men. The mostly white town of Clanton in Ford County, Mississippi, reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime—until the girl’s father acquires an assault rifle and takes justice into his own hands. For ten days, as burning crosses and the crack of sniper fire spread through the streets of Clanton, the nation sits spellbound as defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save ...

Calico Joe
Score: 3
From 491 Ratings

Calico Joe


  • Author : John Grisham
  • Publisher : Dell
  • Release Date : 2012-04-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385536080


Calico Joe Book Description :

“Grisham knocks it out of the park.”—The Washington Post It’s the summer of 1973, and Joe Castle is the boy wonder of baseball, the greatest rookie anyone has ever seen. The kid from Calico Rock, Arkansas, dazzles Chicago Cubs fans as he hits home run after home run, politely tipping his hat to the crowd as he shatters all rookie records. Calico Joe quickly becomes the idol of every baseball fan in America, including Paul Tracey, the young son of a hard-partying and hard-throwing New York Mets pitcher. On the day that Warren Tracey finally faces Calico Joe, Paul is in the stands, rooting for his idol but also for his dad. Then Warren throws a fastball that will change their lives forever. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “An enjoyable, heartwar...

A Mercy
Score: 4
From 93 Ratings

A Mercy


  • Author : Toni Morrison
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2009-08-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307373076


A Mercy Book Description :

A powerful tragedy distilled into a small masterpiece by the Nobel Prize-winning author of Beloved and, almost like a prelude to that story, set two centuries earlier. Jacob is an Anglo-Dutch trader in 1680s United States, when the slave trade is still in its infancy. Reluctantly he takes a small slave girl in part payment from a plantation owner for a bad debt. Feeling rejected by her slave mother, 14-year-old Florens can read and write and might be useful on his farm. Florens looks for love, first from Lina, an older servant woman at her new master's house, but later from the handsome blacksmith, an African, never enslaved, who comes riding into their lives . . . At the novel's heart, like Beloved, it is the ambivalent, disturbing story of a mother...

The Last Trial
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

The Last Trial


  • Author : Scott Turow
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2020-05-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781538748084


The Last Trial Book Description :

Two formidable men collide in this "first-class legal thriller" and New York Times bestseller from Scott Turow: a "brilliant courtroom chess match" about a celebrated criminal defense lawyer and the prosecution of his lifelong friend -- a doctor accused of murder (David Baldacci). At eighty-five years old, Alejandro "Sandy" Stern, a brilliant defense lawyer with his health failing but spirit intact, is on the brink of retirement. But when his old friend Dr. Kiril Pafko, a former Nobel Prize winner in Medicine, is faced with charges of insider trading, fraud, and murder, his entire life's work is put in jeopardy, and Stern decides to take on one last trial. In a case that will be the defining coda to both men's accomplished lives, Stern probes beneath...

Ford County
Score: 4
From 49 Ratings

Ford County


  • Author : John Grisham
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Mississippi
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780099545781


Ford County Book Description :

Ford County. The heart of the American deep South. A place of harsh beauty, of broken dreams and final wishes. From legendary legal thriller author John Grisham comes a unique collection of stories connected by the life and crimes of Ford County. From a hard-drinking, downtrodden divorce lawyer looking for pay-dirt, to a manipulative death row inmate with one last plea, FordCountyfeatures a vivid cast of attorneys, crooks, hustlers, and convicts. From their stories emerges a rich picture of lives lived and lost in Mississippi. Completely gripping, frequently moving and always entertaining, FordCountybrims with the same page-turning quality and heart-stopping drama of his previous bestsellers....

The Rooster Bar
Score: 3
From 34 Ratings

The Rooster Bar


  • Author : John Grisham
  • Publisher : Dell
  • Release Date : 2017-10-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385541183


The Rooster Bar Book Description :

#1 New York Times bestselling author John Grisham’s newest legal thriller takes you inside a law firm that’s on shaky ground. “[A] buoyant, mischievous thriller . . . Grisham writes in such an inventive spirit. . . . A treat.”—Janet Maslin, The New York Times Mark, Todd, and Zola came to law school to change the world, to make it a better place. But now, as third-year students, these close friends realize they have been duped. 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. 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, th...

Have Mercy on Us All
Score: 4
From 17 Ratings

Have Mercy on Us All


  • Author : Fred Vargas
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2005-11-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743284011


Have Mercy on Us All Book Description :

When a Parisian town crier receives anonymous, ominous messages warning of an imminent outbreak of the Black Death, genius detective Commissaire Adamsberg and his straight-edged sidekick, Danglard, begin to suspect that the predictions are linked to strange marks that have appeared on doorways, a mystery that is complicated by a suspicious death. Original. 25,00 first printing....