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A Time for Mercy

A Time for Mercy

Jake Brigance, the protagonist of John Grisham’s classic legal thriller, A Time to Kill, is back. This time he’s at the epicenter of a sensational murder trial that bitterly divides the citizens of Clanton, Mississippi.

John Grisham’s 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 sought truth and justice at all costs, even when his life and reputation were 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 another way. Once he learns the details of the case, he realizes he has to do everything he can to save Drew….who is sixteen. His commitment to the truth puts Jake’s career and the safety of his family at risk.

Filled with all the courtroom machinations, small town intrigues, and plot twists that have become hallmarks of the master of the legal thriller, A Time for Mercy emphatically confirms John Grisham’s reputation as America’s favourite storyteller.

There is a time to kill, a time for justice, and A TIME FOR MERCY.
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Genre: The Americas / North America / Usa

On Sale: 13th October 2020

Price: £20

ISBN-13: 9781529342345

Reviews

Praise for The Guardians
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...Grisham at his passionate best, conveying every ounce of his anger at the corruption behind the law. It is his finest book for some time. Do not miss it
Daily Mail
A canny and engrossing blend of two types of Grisham novel: enough of the familiar formula of a single lawsuit in a single town, mixed with a more picaresque and multistranded approach that has the significant advantage of taking in a wider swathe of America
The Sunday Times
Simmering with righteous and understandable anger in place about the manifest injustices of the US criminal justice system
Financial Times