I really liked this one, lots of insight into American political manipulation on the international scene and a ‘bad’ guy who you actually feel sorry for. It’s compulsive, intelligent and very good.
Comparison: Scott Turow, Brad Meltzer, Harlan Coben.
Similar this month: Michael Connelly, Richard North Patterson.
With fourteen years left on a twenty-year sentence, notorious Washington powerbroker Joel Blackman receives a surprise pardon from a lame duck President. He is smuggled out of the country on a military cargo plane, given a new identity, and tucked away in a small town in Italy. But Backman has serious enemies from his past. As the CIA watches him closely, the question is not whether he will be killed, but rather who will kill him first.
Closing date: 06/09/2018
Publication date: 26/05/2011
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
Format: Paperback (a Format)
|Publication date:||26th May 2011|
|Publisher:||Arrow Books Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback (a Format)|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Crime & mystery,|
John Grisham as a child dreamed of being a professional baseball player. After graduating from law school at Ole Miss in 1981, he went on to practice law for nearly a decade, specializing in criminal defense and personal injury litigation. One day, Grisham overheard the harrowing testimony of a twelve-year-old rape victim and was inspired to start a novel exploring what would have happened if the girl's father had murdered her assailants. Getting up at 5 a.m. every day to get in several hours of writing time before heading off to work, Grisham spent three years on A Time to Kill ...More About John Grisham