John Grisham

The Runaway Jury

Dell (Jan 27, 1997)
9780440221470
| Mass Market Paperback
560 pages | 170 x 102 mm | English
Dewey 813.54
LOC Class. PS3557.R5355 .R8 1996

Genres

  • Legal Thriller
  • Suspense

Subjects

  • Biloxi (Miss.)
  • Jury
  • Legal Stories
  • Trials (Product Liability)
  • Trials (Products Liability)

Plot

They are at the center of a multimillion dollar legal hurricane: twelve men and women who have been investigated, watched, manipulated, and harassed by high-priced lawyers and consultants who will stop at nothing to secure a verdict. Now that the jury must make a decision in the most explosive trial of the century, a precedent-setting lawsuit against a giant tobacco company. But only a handful of people know the truth: that this jury has a leader, and the verdict belongs to him ...

He is known only as Juror #2. But he has a name, a past, and he has planned his every move with the help of a beautiful woman on the outside. Now, while a corporate empire hangs in the balance, while a grieving family waits, and while lawyers are plunged into a battle for their careers, the truth about Juror #2 is about to explode in a cross fire of greed and corruption -- and with justice fighting for its life...