Автор: Grisham John Название: The litigators HB ISBN: 1444729705 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444729702 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 2171 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (более 5-х шт.) Описание: The Partners at Finley & Figg - all two of them - often refer to themselves as "a boutique law firm." "Boutique," as in chic, selective and prosperous. They are, of course, none of these things. What they are is a two-bit operation always in search of their big break, ambulance chasers who've been in the trenches much too long making much too little. Their specialties, so to speak, are quickie divorces and DUIs, with the occasional jackpot of an actual car wreck thrown in. After twenty plus years together Oscar Finley and Wally Figg bicker like an old married couple, but somehow continue to scratch out a half-decent living from their seedy offices in southwest Chicago.
And then change comes their way. More accurately, it stumbles in. David Zinc, a young but already burned-out attorney, walks out of his fast-track career at a fancy downtown firm, goes on a serious bender and finds himself literally at the doorstep of our "boutique firm". Once David sobers up and comes to grips with the fact that he's suddenly unemployed, any job - even one with Finley & Figg - looks OK to him.
With their new junior partner on board, F&F are ready to tackle a really big case, a case that could make them rich without requiring them to actually practice much law. An extremely popular drug, Krayoxx , the no. 1 cholesterol reducer for the dangerously overweight, produced by Varrick Labs, a giant pharmaceutical company with annual sales of $25 billion, has recently come under fire as several patients taking it have suffered heart attacks. Wally smells money.
A little online research confirms Wally's suspicions - a huge plaintiff's firm in Florida is putting together a class action suit against Varrick. All Finley & Figg have to do is find a handful of people who had a heart attack while taking Krayoxx, convince them to become clients, join the class action, and ride along to fame and fortune. With any luck, they won't even have to enter a courtroom!
It almost seems too good to be true.
And it is.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Judge`s list ISBN: 1529358418 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781529358414 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 1365 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (более 5-х шт.) Описание:
***THE SUNDAY TIMES THRILLER OF THE MONTH***
'Besides the usual Grisham virtues of an arresting idea, polished plotting and vivid social snapshots, what's impressive here is his willingness to take on fresh challenges' THE SUNDAY TIMES
Nonstop suspense from the Sunday Times bestselling author: Investigator Lacy Stoltz follows the trail of a serial killer, and closes in on a shocking suspect - a sitting judge.
In The Whistler, Lacy Stoltz investigated a corrupt judge who was taking millions in bribes from a crime syndicate. She put the criminals away, but only after being attacked and nearly killed. Three years later, and approaching forty, she is tired of her work for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct and ready for a change.
Then she meets a mysterious woman who is so frightened she uses a number of aliases.
Jeri Crosby's father was murdered twenty years earlier in a case that remains unsolved and that has grown stone cold. But Jeri has a suspect whom she has become obsessed with and has stalked for two decades. Along the way, she has discovered other victims.
Suspicions are easy enough, but proof seems impossible.
The man is brilliant, patient, and always one step ahead of law enforcement. He is the most cunning of all serial killers. He knows forensics, police procedure, and most important: he knows the law.
He is a judge, in Florida - under Lacy's jurisdiction.
He has a list, with the names of his victims and targets, all unsuspecting people unlucky enough to have crossed his path and wronged him in some way.
How can Lacy pursue him, without becoming the next name on his list?
The Judge's List is by any measure John Grisham's most surprising, chilling novel yet.
'The shocks come thick and fast in this slick thriller that is impossible to put down' THE SUN 'An excellent nail-bitingly tense thriller' IRISH INDEPENDENT
350+ million copies, 45 languages, 10 blockbuster films: NO ONE WRITES DRAMA LIKE JOHN GRISHAM
Автор: Grisham John Название: Theodore boone: the abduction HB ISBN: 144471452X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444714524 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 1972 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (5 шт.) Описание: Theodore Boone is back in a new adventure, and the stakes are higher than ever.
When his best friend, April, disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, no one, not even Theo Boone - who knows April better than anyone - has answers.
As fear ripples through his small hometown and the police hit dead ends, it's up to Theo to use his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Racketeer ISBN: 1444729764 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444729764 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 924 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (5 шт.) Описание: Worldwide bestseller John Grisham will keep you on the edge of your seat with his most suspenseful thriller yet.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Camino Island ISBN: 0525486178 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780525486176 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 828 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Theo Boone thought the danger had passed, but he's about to face off against an old adversary: accused murderer and fugitive Pete Duffy. On a field trip to Washington, DC, Theo spots a familiar face on the Metro: Duffy, who jumped bail and was never seen again. Theo's quick thinking helps bring Duffy back to Strattenburg to stand trial. But now that Duffy knows who he is, Theo is in greater danger than he's ever been in before. Even when everything is on the line, Theodore Boone will stop at nothing to make sure a killer is brought to justice.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Rooster bar ISBN: 1473616980 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781473616981 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 1365 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (5 шт.) Описание:
'The Best Thriller Writer Alive' Ken Follett
There's one last change for justice . . .
They dreamed of changing the world.
Instead they're facing a mountain of debt and no hope of a future.
Mark, Todd and Zola are starting to realise it's not even worth graduating from law school. They're better off hanging out at The Rooster Bar, plotting how to dodge the loan sharks.
But maybe there's another way. Maybe they know enough about the law to pass as lawyers.
Because it turns out the crooked hedge fund billionaire who owns their law school also runs the bank that arranged their student loans.
And it's time justice was served.
Even if it means taking on the FBI to do it . . .
Praise for The Rooster Bar
'Scintillating storytelling' - The Sunday Times
'A buoyant, mischievous thriller .
. . This reliable best-selling author is feeling real pleasure, and not just obligation, in delivering his work' - New York Times
'A wild, hard-to-put-down romp' - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
350+ million copies, 45 languages, 9 blockbuster films: NO ONE WRITES DRAMA LIKE JOHN GRISHAM
Автор: Grisham John Название: The Client ISBN: 0345531922 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345531926 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: от 1061 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER -In a weedy lot on the outskirts of Memphis, two boys watch a shiny Lincoln pull up to the curb.... Eleven-year-old Mark Sway and his younger brother were sharing a forbidden cigarette when a chance encounter with a suicidal lawyer left Mark knowing a bloody and explosive secret: the whereabouts of the most sought-after dead body in America. Now Mark is caught between a legal system gone mad and a mob killer desperate to cover up his crime. And his only ally is a woman named Reggie Love, who has been a lawyer for all of four years. Prosecutors are willing to break all the rules to make Mark talk. The mob will stop at nothing to keep him quiet. And Reggie will do anything to protect her client--even take a last, desperate gamble that could win Mark his freedom... or cost them both their lives.
Автор: Grisham John Название: The Litigators ISBN: 0553841394 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553841398 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: от 852 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Oscar Finley: street cop turned street lawyer. Wally Figg: expert hustler and ambulance-chaser. David Zinc: Harvard Law School graduate. Together, this unlikely trio make up Finley & Figg: specialists in injury claims, quickie divorces and DUIs.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Gray Mountain HB ISBN: 1444765612 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444765618 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 3036 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (4 шт.) Описание: Worldwide bestseller John Grisham will keep you on the edge of your seat with his most suspenseful thriller yet.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Rooster Bar ISBN: 1524798843 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781524798840 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 828 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: No. 1 bestselling authorJohn Grisham’s newest legal thriller takes you inside a law firm that’s on shaky ground.
“[A] buoyant, mischievous thriller . .
. Grisham writes in such an inventive spirit. .
. . A treat.”—Janet Maslin, The New York Times Mark, Todd, and Zola came to law school to change the world, to make it a better place.
But now, as third-year students, these close friends realize they have been duped. They all borrowed heavily to attend a third-tier for-profit law school so mediocre that its graduates rarely pass the bar exam, let alone get good jobs. And when they learn that their school is one of a chain owned by a shady New York hedge-fund operator who also happens to own a bank specializing in student loans, the three know they have been caught up in The Great Law School Scam.
But maybe there’s a way out.
Maybe there’s a way to escape their crushing debt, expose the bank and the scam, and make a few bucks in the process. But to do so, they would first have to quit school. And leaving law school a few short months before graduation would be completely crazy, right? Well, yes and no .
Pull up a stool, grab a cold one, and get ready to spend some time at The Rooster Bar.
“Satisfying . .
. Grisham [is] at his best when he brings his sardonic sense of humor to the sometimes questionable ethics of law and banking.”—USA Today
“[A] smartly told tale . .
. gratifying and all-too-real.”—The Washington Post
Автор: Grisham John Название: The Guardians ISBN: 1473684625 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781473684621 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 1365 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (4 шт.) Описание: He was framed for murder.
Now he needs a miracle.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Runaway Jury ISBN: 0440221471 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440221470 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 852 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: A legal thriller from the author of THE PELICAN BRIEF, THE CLIENT and THE FIRM, about what goes on behind the scenes when a jury retires to deliberate and decide whether the accused is innocent or guilty.
Автор: Grisham John Название: The Brethren ISBN: 0440236673 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440236672 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 852 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: They call themselves the Brethren: three disgraced former judges doing time in a Florida federal prison.
One was sent up for tax evasion. Another, for skimming bingo profits.
And the third, for a career-ending drunken joyride.
Meeting daily in the prison law library, taking exercise walks in their boxer shorts, these judges-turned-felons can reminisce about old court cases, dispense a little jailhouse justice, and contemplate where their lives went wrong.
Or they can use their time in prison to get very rich -- very fast. And so they sit, sprawled in the prison library, furiously writing letters, fine-tuning a wickedly brilliant extortion scam ...
while events outside their prison walls begin to erupt.
A bizarre presidential election is holding the nation in its grips -- and a powerful government figure is pulling some very hidden strings. For the Brethren, the timing couldn't be better.
Because they've just found the perfect victim...
Автор: Grisham John Название: Last Juror ISBN: 044024157X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440241577 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 852 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: In 1970, Willie Traynor came to Mississippi in a Triumph Spitfire and a fog of vague ambitions. Within a year, the twenty-three-year-old college dropout found himself the owner of Ford Countys only newspaper, famous for its well-crafted obituaries. While the rest of America was in the grips of social turmoil, Willies adopted town of Clanton lived on the edge of another age, until the brutal murder of a young mother rocked the sleepy communityand thrust Willie into the center of a storm.
Daring to report the true horrors of the crime, Willie made as many friends as enemies in Clantonand over the next decade he would take stances, break barriers, and sometimes wonder how he had gotten there in the first place. But he could never escape the crime that had shattered his innocence or the criminal whose evil had left an indelible stain. Because as the ghosts of the Souths past gather around Willie, as issues of race and justice swirl around Clanton, men and women who served on a jury nine years ago are starting to die one by oneas a killer exacts the ultimate revenge.
. . .
Автор: Grisham John Название: Innocent Man, The ISBN: 0099493578 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099493570 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: от 818 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: In 1982, a 21 year-old cocktail waitress was raped and murdered, and for five years the police could not solve the crime. For reasons that were never clear, they suspected Ron Williamson and his friend Dennis Fritz. The two were finally arrested in 1987 and charged with capital murder. This work is an exploration of justice gone terribly awry.
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