Published By: Alfaraz Laique

Best Books of John Grisham You Should Read

John Grisham, the renowned novelist, is a master of legal thrillers who knows how to capture the attention of his audience with compelling characters and intricate plots. He lets you deep dives into the world of law and justice that looks cool.

As they say, if you want to experience out of the world character and clever plots, then you should engage yourself in reading John Grisham. However, if you're new to Grisham or looking to explore more of his works, here are some of his best books you should definitely read.

The Firm

You must have heard of this one. It is one of Grisham's earliest novels, The Firm, and it is a gripping story about a young lawyer named Mitch McDeere who joins a prestigious law firm only to discover it’s involved in illegal activities. Without spoiling it for you, Mitch delves deeper into the firm’s secrets and he finds himself in a dangerous game of cat and mouse. This book is a page-turner from start to finish and was also adapted into a successful movie. If you want to start, it is the one for you.

The Pelican Brief

You know some novels are important and close to the hearts of the novelist too. This one is exactly that. In The Pelican Brief, a law student Darby Shaw writes a legal brief that connects the activities of two Supreme Court justices to a powerful oil tycoon. When her brief falls into the wrong hands, Darby becomes a target and must go on the run to uncover the truth in front of the society. This fast-paced thriller is filled with suspense and twists, like a pulpy novel and it is one of Grisham's most popular novels.

The Client

As the name suggests, this one is also about law and justice. In "The Client", there is a story of an eleven-year-old boy, Mark Sway, who witnesses something of a lawyer who knows the whereabouts of a senator’s body.  A thriller that surely has its turns and moments of revelations, it is a rare book that makes you think. In this, Mark finds himself caught between the FBI and the mafia, needing the help of a feisty lawyer, Reggie Love, to navigate the situation for him.

The Runaway Jury

It is worth noticing that John not only talks about cool crimes but he brings out the root causes and nature of such activities. In "The Runaway Jury," Grisham takes readers inside the world of jury tampering in a high-stakes tobacco trial. Nicholas Easter, a juror with a hidden agenda, and his girlfriend Marlee manipulate the jury from the inside, leading to a thrilling battle between lawyers and jury consultants.

The Partner

It is such a good novel with an unexpected twist and plot that even we do not want to spoilt it for you. So, the thing is, in "The Partner" there is Patrick Lanigan, a lawyer who fakes his own life to escape his corrupt law firm and start a new life with money. As you think what happens, he gets discovered and now he must outwit his former partners and law enforcement to keep his freedom and the money.

These novels are a clever and intricate thrillers with plenty of surprises that will leave you in awe of John’s