Theodore Boone 2: The Abduction by John Grisham
  

Theodore Boone 2: The Abduction

Written by John Grisham
Part of the Theodore Boone Series

11+ readers   

RRP £7.99

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Following on from the number one bestseller Theodore Boone, John Grisham delivers high intensity legal drama for a new generation of readers.

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Theodore Boone 2: The Abduction by John Grisham

Theodore Boone is back in a new adventure, and the stakes are higher than ever. When his best friend, April, disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, no one, not even Theo Boone - who knows April better than anyone - has answers. As fear ripples through his small hometown and the police hit dead ends, it's up to Theo to use his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April. Filled with the page-turning suspense that made John Grisham a number one international bestseller and the undisputed master of the legal thriller, Theodore Boone's trials and triumphs will keep readers guessing until the very end.

Reviews

Praise for Theodore Boone:

'Not since Nancy Drew has a nosy, crime-obsessed kid been so hard to resist.' - The New York Times

'Gripping... I would recommend this book to anyone who loves a good mystery. I think everyone will be enthralled by Theodore Boone.' Scholastic News

'There's a new kid on the young fiction block, and this one really does have serious powers: Theodore Boone, half-boy, half-lawyer... fans will be pleased to know there will be more of Theo's adventures to come.' Sunday Express

'Contemporary lit for young readers has its icons: Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, Artemis Fowl. Make way for the new kid on the block.' USA Today

Praise for John Grisham:

'Nobody does legal fiction better' - Daily Express

'A master of his craft' - Guardian

'Another page-turner that will find favour with Grisham fans and everyone who enjoys unravelling a good mystery.' - Country News

'A suspenseful page-turner' - Sunday Express

About the Author

John Grisham

Long before John Grisham's name became synonymous with the modern legal thriller, he was working 60-70 hours a week at a small law practice in Southaven, Mississippi, squeezing in time before going to the office and during courtroom breaks to work on his hobby - writing his first novel.

One day at the Dessoto County courthouse, Grisham overheard a harrowing testimony and was inspired to start a novel. Getting up at 5 a.m. every day to get in several hours of writing time before heading off to work, Grisham spent three years on A Time to Kill and finished it in 1987. Initially rejected by many publishers, it was eventually bought by Wynwood press, who gave it a modest 5,000 copy printing and published it in June 1988.

Since first publishing A Time to Kill in 1988, Grisham has written one novel a year and all of them have become international bestsellers. There are currently over 225 million John Grisham books in print worldwide, which have been translated into 29 languages. Nine of his novels have been turned into films. He has also written a series for younger readers, Theodore Boone (see below).

When he's not writing, John Grisham devotes time to charitable causes, including most recently his Rebuild The Coast Fund, which raised 8.8 million dollars for Gulf Coast relief in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. He also keeps up with his greatest passion: baseball.

Author photo © Bob Krasner

(Biography from author's website)

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
272 pages

Author

John Grisham
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Author's Website

www.theodoreboone.co.uk/

Publisher

Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Publication date

15th March 2012

ISBN

9781444714548

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