[[ Read ]] ➳ The Guardians Author John Grisham – Alwaysonltd.co.uk
Sometimes you get the feeling that he s phoning it in a bit but when he s in form there is no thriller writer out there who can match John Grisham for sheer excitement, thrills and great plotting The Guardians is up there with his best and engaged me from the opening chapter I finished it in a day and can thoroughly recommend it as an exceptional legal thriller Highly recommended. In The Small North Florida Town Of Seabrook, A Young Lawyer Named Keith Russo Was Shot Dead At His Desk As He Worked Late One Night The Killer Left No Clues Behind There Were No Witnesses, No Real Suspects, No One With A Motive The Police Soon Settled On Quincy Miller, A Young Black Man Who Was Once A Client Of Russo S Quincy Was Framed, Convicted, And Sent To Prison For Life For Twenty Two Years He Languished In Prison With No Lawyer, No Advocate On The Outside Then He Wrote A Letter To Guardian Ministries, A Small Innocence Group Founded By A Lawyer Minister Named Cullen Post Guardian Handles Only A Few Innocence Cases At A Time, And Post Is Its Only Investigator He Travels The South Fighting Wrongful Convictions And Taking Cases No One Else Will Touch With Quincy Miller, Though, He Gets Far Than He Bargained For Powerful, Ruthless People Murdered Keith Russo, And They Do Not Want Quincy Exonerated.They Killed One Lawyer Twenty Two Years Ago, And They Will Kill Another One Without A Second Thought. Grisham is a practiced master of the legally based thriller and this one doesn t disappoint The guardians are a group of pro bono lawyers working on a shoestring to exonerate the wrongly convicted I was interested to read at the end that the novel was based on a real life group and partially based on a real life case The action moves swiftly and the characters are strongly portrayed A good read. Excellent I recieved a digital copy of this book from Netgalley and Hodder in exchange for an honest review.This book was thoroughly amazing and well throughout, well researched and well executed The plot was intriguing and kept me on the edge of my seat for the entire read I read this in one sitting Having never been in any of the character situations I could empathise but I ould certainly sympathise with the majority of the characters I was definitely drawn to Post and the Guardians They do such good and get hardly anything in return The pace was really well done, it kept the plot of information, backstory and mystery flowing very nicely and I was on the edge of my seat waiting for what was to happen, guessing what was going to happen wrongly and wanting to cry for Quincy and the other innocent convicts.From my limited view and none existent experience, and skewed view of America Its completely believable and I loved reading the descriptions of some of the states and travelling around them It always seems unfathomable to me that you can spend so long travelling from one state to the next Post is a fantastic narrator, because he can see both sides of the entire story he relates to both the prosecution and the defendents which I think is brilliant He s toes many lines very carefully aware of the consequences of his actions even as he undertakes them.I am definitely interested in reading books by this author at some point in the future John Grisham deserves his reputation as a crime writer Normally I loathe present tense writing as it often smacks of immaturity, so my heart sank when I saw that s what this was, but within the first few pages I was gripped as Grisham wove his typically tight, tense and compelling narrative.The Guardians of the title are pro bono legal sharks who pursue exonerations for the wrongfully convicted and this novel, some of which is sadly based on true cases, looks at two particularly intricate cases The characters are interesting, the plot is believable and also insane and the story is riveting Another Smash.