Theodore Boone 1
By John Grisham
Read by Richard Thomas
Bestselling author John Grisham delivers high intensity legal drama for a new generation of readers.
THEODORE BOONE is thirteen and wants nothing more than to swap homeroom for the courtroom; he lives for big trials. Now the biggest murder case in his city's history is set to begin.
In the packed court, a husband awaits trial for his wife's murder.
Is he a dangerous criminal or an innocent victim?
The case takes a sinister twist when Theo uncovers a surprise witness with his own problems to hide. But Theodore is sworn to secrecy and time is running out.
Can Theo find a way to bring the killer to justice . . . or will a guilty man get away with murder?
Brimming with the intrigue and suspense that made John Grisham a number one international bestseller and the undisputed master of the legal thriller, Theodore Boone will keep readers guessing and pages turning.
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John Grisham is the author of twenty-one novels, one work of non-fiction, and one collection of short stories. His works are translated into thirty-eight languages. He lives in Virginia and Mississippi.
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03 Jun 2010
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Hodder & Stoughton
If you aspire to turn your children into lawyers who will keep you in your old age, John Grisham's Theodore Boone, his first novel for young people, might be for you. — Sunday Times
For any young readers tired of wizards, vampires and Greek gods, there's now a new kid on the young fiction block, and this one really does have serious powers: Theodore Boone, half-boy, half-lawyer... fans will be pleased to know there will be more of Theo's adventures to come. — Sunday Express
Nobody does legal fiction better. — Daily Express
Not since Nancy Drew has a nosy, crime-obsessed kid been so hard to resist. — The New York Times
Gripping... I would recommend this book to anyone who loves a good mystery. I think everyone will be enthralled by Theodore Boone. — Scholastic News