John Grisham is an American author of crime thrillers, whose frequent legal backgrounds are a legacy of his previous career as an attorney. Long before his name became synonymous with the modern legal thriller, he was working 60-70 hours a week at a small Southaven, Mississippi, law practice, squeezing in time before going to the office and during courtroom recesses to work on his hobby writing his first novel. Most residents flee but a small group of diehards decide to ride it out.
The hurricane is devastating: homes and condos are levelled, hotels and storefronts ruined, streets flooded, and a dozen people are killed. Bruce starts to look into it and what he finds between the lines is more shocking than any of Nelson's plot twists - and far more dangerous. Shadows in Death: An Eve Dallas thriller (Book 51). Dimensions: 236 x 158 x 32 mm, ‘Grisham packs… material in: on conditions in exploitative nursing homes, the methods of contract killers and, above all, the impact on Florida of 2018’s Hurricane Michael... Threaded through the book, these vivid passages feel like first-hand reportage.’ - The Sunday Times, 'In American icon John Grisham's new novel, Camino Winds, an odd assortment of mystery and crime authors, some of them felons themselves, discover one of their colleagues has been murdered during the fury of a massive hurricane-the perfect crime scene. This item can be requested from the shops shown below. The follow-up to Grisham's Camino Island , it's very different in tone to his legal thrillers... Grisham knows what he's doing' - Observer, 'Cable is an engaging protagonist, full of ambiguities, a man whose own morality is full of 'grey areas'... Camino Winds has all the usual Grisham hallmarks - a pacy plot, tension-filled scenes - and the descriptions of a storm-battered island are well executed' - Independent.