Автор: Grisham John Название: The litigators HB ISBN: 1444729705 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444729702 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 1990 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: 1529395410 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781529395419 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 2299 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (более 5-х шт.) Описание: 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.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Rooster bar ISBN: 1473616980 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781473616981 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: от 1101 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: 'The Best Thriller Writer Alive' Ken Follett
John Grisham's newest legal thriller takes you inside a law firm that shouldn't exist.
They were three young law students. They dreamed of changing the world. But they were duped.
They took out massive student loans and have no hope of graduating with a good job.
Now the three friends have given up studying and spend a lot of time plotting in a bar. There is only way out of their crushing debt: pretend to be real lawyers and expose the crooked hedge fund operator who owns both the school and the bank that arranged their student loans.
They are taking a desperate risk. After all, they are going to war with a billionaire and the might of the FBI.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Theodore boone: the abduction HB ISBN: 144471452X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444714524 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 2043 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (более 5-х 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: 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: Partner ISBN: 0345531957 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345531957 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 923 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (5 шт.) Описание: Once he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firm--and ran for his life. For four years, he evaded men who were rich and powerful, and who would stop at nothing to find him. Then, inevitably, on the edge of the Brazilian jungle, they finally tracked him down.
Now Patrick is coming home. And in the Mississippi city where it all began, an extraordinary trial is about to begin. As prosecutors circle like sharks, as Patrick's lawyer prepares his defense, as Patrick's lover prays for his deliverance and his former partners wait for their revenge, another story is about to emerge. Because Patrick Lanigan, the most reviled white-collar criminal of his time, knows something that no one else in the world knows. He knows the truth.
Автор: Grisham John Название: The Broker ISBN: 0345532007 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345532008 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 923 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (5 шт.) Описание: In his final hours in office, the outgoing President grants a controversial last-minute pardon to Joel Backman, a notorious Washington power broker who has spent the last six years hidden away in a federal prison. What no one knows is that the President issues the pardon only after receiving enormous pressure from the CIA. It seems that Backman, in his heyday, may have obtained secrets that compromise the world’s most sophisticated satellite surveillance system.Backman is quietly smuggled out of the country in a military cargo plane, given a new name, a new identity, and a new home in Italy. Eventually, after he has settled into his new life, the CIA will leak his whereabouts to the Israelis, the Russians, the Chinese, and the Saudis. Then the CIA will do what it does best: sit back and watch. The question is not whether Backman will survive—there is no chance of that. The question the CIA needs answered is, Who will kill him?
Автор: Grisham John Название: The Racketeer ISBN: 1444730622 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444730623 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: от 1101 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: 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.
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: Street Lawyer, The ISBN: 0440245958 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780440245957 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 923 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (5 шт.) Описание: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "Compelling . . . another timely tale from John Grisham."--Chicago Tribune Michael Brock is billing the hours, making the money, rushing relentlessly to the top of Drake & Sweeney, a giant D.C. law firm. One step away from partnership, Michael has it all. Then, in an instant, it all comes undone. A homeless man takes nine lawyers hostage in the firm's plush offices. When it is all over, the man's blood is splattered on Michael's face--and suddenly Michael is willing to do the unthinkable. Rediscovering a conscience he lost long ago, Michael is leaving the big time for the streets where his attacker once lived--and where society's powerless need an advocate for justice. But there's one break Michael can't make: from a secret that has floated up from the depths of Drake & Sweeney, from a confidential file that is now in Michael's hands, and from a conspiracy that has already taken lives. Now Michael's former partners are about to become his bitter enemies. Because to them, Michael Brock is the most dangerous man on the streets.
Автор: Grisham John Название: Theodore Boone The Activist HB ISBN: 1444728938 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444728934 Издательство: Hodder Цена: 2043 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (4 шт.) Описание: Grisham has done a great job of transitioning to a voice that the younger audience can connect to
Автор: Grisham John Название: Gray Mountain HB ISBN: 1444765612 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444765618 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: 3146 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: Reckoning ISBN: 1473684595 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781473684591 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: от 965 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
'I couldn't help thinking of Harper Lee's great American novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" while reading The Reckoning . . .
[Grisham] knows how to spin a yarn' - Chicago Sun-Times
'May be his greatest work yet' - David Grann, New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon
Pete Banning was Clanton's favourite son, a returning war hero, the patriarch of a prominent family; a farmer, father, and a faithful member of the Methodist Church. Then one cool October morning in 1946, he rose early, drove into town, walked into the Church, and calmly shot and killed the Reverend Dexter Bell.
As if the murder wasn't shocking enough, it was even more baffling that Pete's only statement about it - to the sheriff, to his defense attorney, to the judge, to his family and friends, and to the people of Clanton - was 'I have nothing to say'.
What turned Pete from a pillar of the community into cold-hearted killer? And why won't he confide in anyone? All his closest family knows is that it must have been something devastating - and that the fallout will haunt them, and the town, for decades to come . .
Further praise for The Reckoning
'Beautifully constructed . . .
weaves a truly magical spell' - Daily Mail
'In this saga of love and war, John Grisham has given us a sprawling and engrossing story about a southern family, a global conflict, and the kinds of secrets that can shape all of us. From the courtrooms and jails of rural Mississippi to the war-torn Pacific, Grisham spins a tale that is at once entertaining and illuminating' - Jon Meacham, New York Times bestselling author of The Soul of America
'John Grisham is the master of legal fiction, and his latest starts with a literal bang - and then travels backward through the horrors of war to explore what makes a hero, what makes a villain, and how thin the line between the two might be' - Jodi Picoult, internationally bestselling author of A Spark of Light and Small Great Things
'When a master of storytelling and suspense takes on one of the most wrenching stories in history, the result is a book that will break your heart, set your blood pumping and your mind racing, and leave you gasping for breath by the final page. I'm still trying to recover from The Reckoning' - Candice Millard, New York Times bestselling author of The River of Doubt and Destiny of the Republic
Автор: Grisham John Название: Reckoning ISBN: 198481995X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781984819956 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 801 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: No. 1 bestselling author John Grisham’s The Reckoning is his most powerful, surprising, and suspenseful thriller yet.
“A murder mystery, a courtroom drama, a family saga . .
. The Reckoning is Grisham's argument that he's not just a boilerplate thriller writer. Most jurors will think the counselor has made his case.”—USA Today
October 1946, Clanton, Mississippi
Pete Banning was Clanton, Mississippi’s favorite son—a decorated World War II hero, the patriarch of a prominent family, a farmer, father, neighbor, and a faithful member of the Methodist church. Then one cool October morning he rose early, drove into town, and committed a shocking crime. Pete's only statement about it—to the sheriff, to his lawyers, to the judge, to the jury, and to his family—was: "I have nothing to say." He was not afraid of death and was willing to take his motive to the grave.
In a major novel unlike anything he has written before, John Grisham takes us on an incredible journey, from the Jim Crow South to the jungles of the Philippines during World War II; from an insane asylum filled with secrets to the Clanton courtroom where Pete’s defense attorney tries desperately to save him.
Reminiscent of the finest tradition of Southern Gothic storytelling, The Reckoning would not be complete without Grisham’s signature layers of legal suspense, and he delivers on every page.
Praise for The Reckoning
“The quest for justice is only the beginning in this Southern family saga. .
. . [Grisham] does so much more this time around.”—Akron Beacon Journal
“John Grisham is not only the master of suspense but also an acute observer of the human condition.
And these remarkable skills converge in The Reckoning—an original, gripping, penetrating novel that may be his greatest work yet.”—David Grann, New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon
“John Grisham is the master of legal fiction, and his latest starts with a literal bang — and then travels backward through the horrors of war to explore what makes a hero, what makes a villain, and how thin the line between the two might be.”—Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Spark of Light and Small Great Things
Автор: Grisham John Название: Runaway Jury ISBN: 0099410214 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099410218 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: от 778 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: In Biloxi, Mississippi, a landmark trial with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake begins routinely, then swerves mysteriously off course. The jury is behaving strangely. Soon, they have to be sequestered. Then, a tip from an anonymous young woman suggests she is able to predict the juror`s increasingly odd behaviour.
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