A Time for Mercy

John Grisham’s mastery of the courtroom thriller is never in question, and once again, he presents as smooth a read as you’ll ever experience.

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Review of ‘A Time for Mercy’

With nationwide calls for police reform and defunding, literary giant John Grisham’s novel A Time for Mercy is undoubtedly timely, as it explores the ways that violence committed by or against law enforcement officials can complicate the pursuit of justice.

Jake Brigance—the hero of Grisham’s 1989 debut, A Time to Kill—is court-appointed to represent 16-year-old…

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