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The Guardians: A Novel

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Written By: John Grisham

Narrated By: Michael Beck

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: October 2019

Duration: 6 hours 32 minutes

Summary:

In this instant #1 New York Times bestseller, John Grisham delivers a classic legal thriller—with a twist.

“Terrific…affecting…Grisham has done it again.”—Maureen Corrigan, The Washington Post
 
“A suspenseful thriller mixed with powerful themes.”—Associated Press


In the small Florida town of Seabrook, a young lawyer named Keith Russo was shot dead at his desk as he worked late one night. The killer left no clues. There were no witnesses, no one with a motive. But the police soon came to suspect Quincy Miller, a young black man who was once a client of Russo’s. 

Quincy was tried, convicted, and sent to prison for life. For twenty-two years he languished in prison, maintaining his innocence.  But no one was listening.  He had no lawyer, no advocate on the outside. In desperation, he writes a letter to Guardian Ministries, a small nonprofit run by Cullen Post, a lawyer who is also an Episcopal minister.

Guardian accepts only a few innocence cases at a time.  Cullen Post travels the country fighting wrongful convictions and taking on clients forgotten by the system. With Quincy Miller, though, he gets far more than he bargained for. Powerful, ruthless people murdered Keith Russo, and they do not want Quincy Miller exonerated.

They killed one lawyer twenty-two years ago, and they will kill another without a second thought.

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  • Anonymous

    I like the different voices used.

  • Tom M.

    Great storyline. Had to keep listening.

  • Julie

    Good story. Worth the listen.

  • Shirley W.

    This was a very good book on a controversial topic of issues with the justice system. Narration was clear and i appreciates the narrator using various voice inflections to relate the story.

  • Deborah R.

    Great story telling! My favorite part was Mr. Grisham’s description of the “haunted house”. I was on the edge of my seat, (while driving). I gasped and laughed simultaneously. I arrived safely at my destination and lived to tell about it. Kindness. Mystery. Hilarity. Hopelessness and hope.

  • Kari R.

    Loved the book and the narrator!

  • Anna D.

    Very good book! Kept me wanting to hear more the whole time!

  • Randy L.

    Love the story. Great narrator

  • Tara M.

    LOVE LOVE LOVE - I must admit after the first few John Grisham novels - they all started to be the same but this book has changed my mind and made me a HUGE John Grisham fan again! The character were well developed the various plot lines were not confusing and I hated to see it end! The Narrator of this book is great - the same narrator as the Reckoning - Live his work and will search title based n his narration in the future

  • Susan F.

    Fantastic story based upon truth.

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