The Racketeer

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Hodder & Stoughton, Nov 8, 2012 - Fiction - 448 pages
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Number One bestseller John Grisham returns with his most suspenseful thriller yet.

Given the importance of what they do, and the controversies that often surround them, and the violent people they sometimes confront, it is remarkable that in the history of the USA only four active federal judges have been murdered.

Judge Raymond Fawcett just became number five.

His body was found in the small basement of a lakeside cabin he had built himself and frequently used on weekends. When he did not show up for a trial on Monday morning, his law clerks panicked, called the FBI, and in due course the agents found the crime scene. There was no forced entry, no struggle, just two dead bodies - Judge Fawcett and his young secretary.

I did not know Judge Fawcett, but I know who killed him, and why.

I am a lawyer, and I am in prison.

It's a long story.

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User Review  - Kathryn Duckett - Goodreads

Listened the audiobook while painting trim in my house. Pretty good. I like John Grisham! Read full review

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User Review  - Abdullrehman Aldin - Goodreads

I took a long time to finish it , just because it went busy. The book is great but not , complicated , crime but not , funny but not , emotionally but not , even it ends with non-sense but not , its always to Grisham Read full review

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About the author (2012)

John Grisham is the author of twenty-five novels, one work of non-fiction, one collection of short stories, and three novels for young readers. His works are translated into thirty-nine languages. He lives in Virginia and Mississippi.

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