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John Grisham

America's Favorite Storyteller

The Firm

At the top of his class at Harvard Law, he had his choice of the best in America. He made a deadly mistake. When Mitch McDeere signed on with Bendini, Lambert & Locke of Memphis, he thought he and his beautiful wife, Abby, were on their way. The firm leased him a BMW, paid off his school loans, arranged a mortgage and hired him a decorator. Mitch McDeere should have remembered what his brother Ray — doing fifteen years in a Tennessee jail — already knew. You never get nothing for nothing. Now the FBI has the lowdown on Mitch’s firm and needs his help. Mitch is caught between a rock and a hard place, with no choice — if he wants to live.

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Praise

“Taut, fast and relentless… A ride worth taking.” San Francisco Chronicle.

“Keeps the reader hooked… From the creepy first chapters… to the vise-tightening midsection and on to the take-the money-and-run finale.”The Wall Street Journal.

“Irresistable… seizes the reader on the opening page and propels him through 400 more.” – Peter Prescott, Newsweek.