Camino Island - John Grisham

Camino Island

By John Grisham

  • Release Date: 2017-06-06
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
4 Score: 4 (From 1,066 Ratings)
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  • Description

    A gang of thieves stage a daring heist from a secure vault deep below Princeton University’s Firestone Library. Their loot is priceless, but Princeton has insured it for twenty-five million dollars.
         Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida. He makes his real money, though, as a prominent dealer in rare books. Very few people know that he occasionally dabbles in the black market of stolen books and manuscripts.
         Mercer Mann is a young novelist with a severe case of writer’s block who has recently been laid off from her teaching position. She is approached by an elegant, mysterious woman working for an even more mysterious company. A generous offer of money convinces Mercer to go undercover and infiltrate Bruce Cable’s circle of literary friends, ideally getting close enough to him to learn his secrets.
         But eventually Mercer learns far too much, and there’s trouble in paradise as only John Grisham can deliver it.

    Reviews

    • Camino island

      1
      By Denio64
      Not his best effort, it gets bogged down and predictable. Money maker for the Author but a waste of money for his fans.
    • Camino Island

      5
      By jodiblonde1
      Great read, I've read a lot of Grisham, and I'm amazed as how diverse he has become.
    • Camino island

      1
      By Jonahs123
      What a complete and utter waste of time, Grisham has simply lost it!
    • Camino island

      4
      By SPBerko
      Good and fast read
    • Camino island

      3
      By Burry R
      Fair read
    • Really.... Grisham?

      1
      By Blrrrr
      I think Mr. Grisham called this one in. Poorly written. Ghost writer? I didn't finish the book.
    • Not a big fan of a choppy book...

      3
      By LERuth49
      This book has its moments but by the time you get into one section, a new chunk pops up. You can piece some together better than others. The end was especially rough. It seemed more like an early effort by an inexperienced novelist. I rather like the author whose first book didn't see well and maybe boxes were returned to the publisher. A Time To Kill is a 5.
    • Should have passed

      1
      By jackstadler1
      Not a court room setting. Not a true Grisham novel. It was a boring read. No great Grisham drama. Wished I would have borrowed it instead of purchasing it.
    • Camino Island

      4
      By Tapijn
      A good read and definitely worth the time!!
    • Dreadful book

      1
      By oldpaper
      I've read all the Grisham books. As a retired criminal defense attorney, I love a good adventure and a good read. This isn't one of them. No suspense. The ending was telegraphed early in the book. Boring. Sorry I wasted the time.

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