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The Testament by John Grisham

A Book Review of The Testament by John Grisham I’ve enjoyed a lot of John Grisham novels, but this one quickly became one of my favourites. The book starts with the death of a multi-billionaire investment-mogul. He’d had three wives in his lifetime and had fathered quite a few children, …

The Brethren by John Grisham

A book review of ‘The Brethren’ by John Grisham The Brethren refers to three disbarred judges who find themselves in federal prison. They attempt to keep up their status as dispensers of justice by staging their own courtroom battles in prison which handle inmates’ disputes. They also embark upon a …

Top Books of 2011

I love a good novel, and this year I’ve been blessed to have the time to read quite a few books. Most of them I have been able to write a review for (the rest I’ll get to in the new year). All the book reviews can be accessed through …

A Matter of Honour by Jeffrey Archer

A book review of ‘A Matter of Honour’ by Jeffrey Archer The novel centres around Adam Scott, a captain in the British Army, who attends the reading of his recently deceased father’s will. His dad, a Colonel, failed to accumulate any real wealth in his lifetime and leaves his family …

Wish You Well by David Baldacci

A book review of Wish You Well by David Baldacci This was a complete break away from David Baldacci’s normal subject of writing. There were no FBI agents, no government cover-ups, no big-money lawyers or high-tech assassinations. Just a story about a family. But what a story it is. This …

The Unfinished Gift by Dan Walsh

A book review of The Unfinished Gift by Dan Walsh This was the first book I had read by Dan Walsh and I was pleasantly surprised and impressed. The book is set in 1943 during the war, and centres around a seven year-old boy, Patrick, who has just lost his …

The Associate by John Grisham

A book review of The Associate by John Grisham Kyle McAvoy is a tee-totalling, straight-A Yale Law Student with bags of potential. He is a brilliant young mind who is destined to become a dynamic, highly-paid lawyer. That is until a secret catches up with him and his past comes back …

The Pelican Brief by John Grisham

A book review of ‘The Pelican Brief’ by John Grisham I saw this movie so many years ago that I couldn’t remember the plot at all. So reading the novel was as if hearing a completely new story for the first time. The book kicks off with two Supreme Court …

The Firm by John Grisham

A book review of ‘The Firm’ by John Grisham This novel was even more famous by the 1993 Movie starring Tom Cruise. The book centres around Mitch McDeere, a brilliant Harvard Law student who finished in the top 1% of his class. He is now being courted by most major …

Total Control by David Baldacci

A Book Review of ‘Total Control’ by David Baldacci. After all my enjoyment and ravings about David Baldacci’s books this one was a complete disappointment. It was one of his earlier novels and the difference between this one and his later books is huge. There was way too much swearing …