The Racketeer

The Racketeer

Pre-loaded Audiobook - 2012
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When a federal judge and his secretary fail to appear for a scheduled trial and panicked clerks call for an FBI investigation, a harrowing murder case ensues and culminates in the imprisonment of a lawyer who imparts the story of who killed the judge and why.
Publisher: Solon, Ohio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, [2012]
ISBN: 9781616378059
1616378050
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: 1 sound media player (ca. 13 hr.) : digital ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.

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TheresaAJ
Jul 02, 2015

This tightly plotted novel by John Grisham reminds why he's such a popular author. Malcolm Bannister is currently serving time at a federal prison camp in Maryland. When he tell the authorities that he knows who killed a federal judge, he becomes a protected witness. As the story rapidly unfolds, the reader is taken on a journey that reveals the many hidden complexities and relationships between witnesses, the FBI, and the judicial system. You're never quite sure who is the good guy and who is the bad guy...

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c210flyer
Oct 28, 2013

Grisham is a consistently good author. This is another winner. 7 of 10 for me.

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keylargo30
Aug 14, 2013

True Grisham form it was a little slow at first but I am glad I hung on to the end. There were enough twists to keep me interested all the way to the end.

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paisano
Jul 17, 2013

Another Grisham tale with a twist...excellent book that keeps the reader guessing almost until the very end. The narrator on the audiobook was most excellent as well.

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laurelmg
Jun 08, 2013

Really, really boring as an downloadable audiobook. Was like listening to a mundane news story. Ugh!

dhanshaw123 Apr 17, 2013

Just an average read. I used to Love John Grisham books however I find myself getting bored with them now. Same old, same old. I guess now, I'm looking for books that touch on my emotions somehow.

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danomcd
Feb 01, 2013

The story kind of wanders around for a while and in the middle you are not sure if you have picked up a new book or not.

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