Number of page: 384
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
From John Grisham, America’s #1 bestselling author, comes the most electrifying novel of the year, a high-stakes thrill ride through the darkest corners of the Sunshine State. We expect our judges to be honest and wise. Their integrity and impartiality are the bedrock of the entire judicial system. 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. She is a lawyer, not a cop, and it is her job to respond to complaints dealing with judicial misconduct. 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. He now goes by the name Greg Myers, and he claims to know of a Florida judge who has stolen more money than all other crooked judges combined. And not just crooked judges in Florida. All judges, from all states, and throughout U.S. 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. The Coast Mafia financed the casino and is now helping itself to a sizable skim of each month’s cash. The judge is getting a cut and looking the other way. It’s a sweet deal: Everyone is making money. But now Greg wants to put a stop to it. His only client is a person who knows the truth and wants to blow the whistle and collect millions under Florida law. Greg files a complaint with the Board on Judicial Conduct, and the case is assigned to Lacy Stoltz, who immediately suspects that this one could be dangerous. Dangerous is one thing. Deadly is something else.
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The Whistler Lawyer Lacy Stolz, the heroine of this tense legal thriller from bestseller Grisham (Rogue Lawyer), investigates complaints against judges for the Florida Board on Judicial Misconduct. In her nine years on the job, there has never been any danger in her assignments; the justices are often more incompetent than corrupt. Everything changes when Stolz and a colleague, Hugo Hatch, meet with a
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Review: The Whistler From John Grisham, America’s number one bestselling author, comes the most electrifying novel of the year, a highstakes thrill ride through the darkest corners of the Sunshine State. We expect our judges to be honest and wise. Their integrity and impartiality are the bedrock of the entire judicial system. We trust them to ensure fair trials, to protect the rights of all litigants, to punish those
- Gary McMahan
Whistler One of his best/good reading can’t wait till the movie
- Pamela Borst
The Wistle DO not give a ride to your neighbor that you think you know!!
- Tracy L Haggins
The Whistler Whew! What a ride, so many twists and turns.
- Anna Fellows
- Usman Ranjha
Tge master has done it again, another page Turner.
- Mehul Patel
Camino Island: A Novel
A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault deep below Princeton University s Firestone Library Their loot is priceless but Princeton has insured it for twenty five million dollars Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida He makes his real money though as a prominent dealer in rare books Very few people know that he occasionally dabbles in the black market of stolen books and manuscripts Mercer Mann is a young novelist with a severe case of writer s block who has recently been laid off from her teaching position She is approached by an elegant mysterious woman working for an even more mysterious company A generous offer of money convinces Mercer to go undercover and infiltrate Bruce Cable s circle of literary friends ideally getting close enough to him to learn his secrets But eventually Mercer learns far too much and there s trouble in paradise as only John Grisham can deliver it
New Legal Thriller
John Grisham the 1 New York Times bestselling author once again raises the bar when it comes to nonstop suspense in his newest high octane thriller
Witness to a Trial: A Short Story Prequel to The Whistler
A startling and original courtroom drama from New York Times 1 Bestseller John Grisham that is the prequel to his newest legal thriller THE WHISTLERA judge s first murder trial A defense attorney in over his head A prosecutor out for blood and glory The accused who is possibly innocent And the killer who may have just committed the perfect crime
The Tumor: A Non-Legal Thriller
John Grisham says THE TUMOR is the most important book he has ever written In this short book he provides readers with a fictional account of how a real new medical technology could revolutionize the future of medicine by curing with sound THE TUMOR follows the present day experience of the fictional patient Paul an otherwise healthy 35 year old father who is diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor Grisham takes readers through a detailed account of Paul s treatment and his family s experience that doesn t end as we would hope Grisham then explores an alternate future where Paul is diagnosed with the same brain tumor at the same age but in the year 2025 when a treatment called focused ultrasound is able to extend his life expectancy Focused ultrasound has the potential to treat not just brain tumors but many other disorders including Parkinson s Alzheimer s hypertension and prostate breast and pancreatic cancer For more information or to order a free hardcopy of the book please visit The Focused Ultrasound Foundation s website www fusfoundation org Here you will find a video of Grisham on the TEDx stage with the Foundation s chairman and a Parkinson s patient who brings the audience to its feet sharing her incredible story of a focused ultrasound miracle Readers will get a taste of the narrative they expect from Grisham but this short book will also educate and inspire people to be hopeful about the future of medical innovation