John Grisham Returns With Another Courtroom Drama Bestseller
King of legal thriller, John Grisham is back with another courtroom drama special in his latest book. The best selling author revealed the upcoming book titled ‘ A Time for Mercy,’ in the following statement.
“I am excited to return to Ford County for another courtroom drama with Jake Brigance and his friends. A Time for Mercy features Jake’s biggest trial since he won the acquittal of Carl Lee Hailey in A Time to Kill.”
‘A Time for Mercy’ brings back every John Grisham fan’s favourite character, Jake Brigance. 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.
Here’s a synopsis:
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 accomplished legal thriller of John Grisham’s storied career, we deepen our acquaintance with the iconic Southern town of Clanton and the vivid cast of characters that so many readers know and cherish. The result is a richly rewarding novel that is both timely and timeless, full of wit, drama, and — most of all — heart.
Bursting with all the courthouse scheming, small-town intrigue, and stunning plot twists that have become the hallmarks of the master of the legal thriller, A Time for Mercy is John Grisham’s most powerful courtroom drama yet.