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Gray Mountain

By John Grisham

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Worldwide bestseller John Grisham will keep you on the edge of your seat with one of his most suspenseful thrillers yet.

'No one does it better than Grisham' - Telegraph

Donovan Gray is ruthless and fearless. Just the kind of lawyer you need, deep in small-town Appalachia.

Samantha Kofer is a world away from her former life at New York's biggest law firm. If she is going to survive in coal country, she needs to start learning fast.

Because as Donovan knows only too well, the mountains have their own laws. And standing up for the truth means putting your life on the line . . .

What readers are saying about GRAY MOUNTAIN

'The worst kind of corporate exploitation of the poor in rural areas is exposed . . . Absolute suspense and drama filled the pages' - 5 STARS

'Such a good read' - 5 STARS

'Thoroughly enjoyed every word, sentence and page!' - 5 STARS

Biographical Notes

John Grisham as a child dreamed of being a professional baseball player. After graduating from law school at Ole Miss in 1981, he went on to practice law for nearly a decade, specializing in criminal defense and personal injury litigation. One day, Grisham overheard the harrowing testimony of a twelve-year-old rape victim and was inspired to start a novel exploring what would have happened if the girl's father had murdered her assailants. Getting up at 5 a.m. every day to get in several hours of writing time before heading off to work, Grisham spent three years on A Time to Kill and finished it in 1987.

His next novel, The Firm, spent 47 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list and became the bestselling novel of 1991. Since then, he has written one novel a year, including The Client, The Pelican Brief, The Rainmaker and The Runaway Jury. Today, Grisham has written a collection of stories, a work of nonfiction, three sports novels, four kids' books, and many legal thrillers. His work has been translated into 42 languages. He lives near Charlottesville, Virginia.

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  • ISBN: 9781444765656
  • Publication date: 02 Jul 2015
  • Page count: 512
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
John Grisham has perfected the art of cooking up convincing, fast-paced thrillers — Telegraph
The best thriller writer alive — Ken Follett
An important new novel — Washington Post
Leaves one eager for more — Spectator
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