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Publisher Description

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • John Grisham returns to the iconic setting of his first novel, A Time to Kill, as Jake Brigance finds himself embroiled in a controversial trial that exposes a tortured history of racial tension.

“Welcome back, Jake. . . . [Brigance] is one of the most fully developed and engaging characters in all of Grisham’s novels.”—USA Today

Seth Hubbard is a wealthy white man dying of lung cancer. He trusts no one. Before he hangs himself from a sycamore tree, Hubbard leaves a new, handwritten will. It is an act that drags his adult children, his black maid, and defense attorney Jake Brigance into a conflict as riveting and dramatic as the murder trial that made Brigance one of Ford County’s most notorious citizens, just three years earlier. 

The second will raises many more questions than it answers. Why would Hubbard leave nearly all of his fortune to his maid? Had chemotherapy and painkillers affected his ability to think clearly? And what does it all have to do with a piece of land once known as Sycamore Row?

Don’t miss any of John Grisham’s gripping Jake Brigance novels:
A TIME TO KILL • SYCAMORE ROW • A TIME FOR MERCY (Coming Soon)

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2013
October 22
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
464
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House Publishing Group
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
18.6
MB

Customer Reviews

DMD TX ,

Realistic and satisfying

Realistic characters and context. Well written as with all of his novels. I would like to see Jake again and maybe develop his personal relationships a little more in depth.

Greenrodeo ,

Sycamore Row

Just read for the second time, having read it when it was first published. Enjoyed just as much the second time. The character of Jake and the other characters from A Time To Kill come alive again and the book holds you in its palm throughout. Great read, easy flow, easy to picture the town and countryside and the southern culture then.

Madiluc ,

Predictable

Long, boring and predictable. Not my favorite

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