If you liked the Racketeer by John Grisham…

…then try one of these similar books!

Killer Ambition / Marcia Clark

Special Trials prosecutor Rachel Knight teams up with Detective Bailey Keller to investigate the death of a Hollywood director that has far-reaching ramifications throughout Tinseltown.


The Gods of Guilt / Michael Connelly

Defense attorney Mickey Haller investigates after a former client, a prostitute who had left the life for the straight and narrow, turns up dead.


The Last Alibi / David Ellis

Indulging in drugs, alcohol, and casual sex after a traumatic case, Jason Kolarich resists the advances of a beautiful woman who is not who she seems at the same time he is hired to defend a serial killer who subsequently disappears.


Death Angel / Linda Fairstein

Discovering the murdered body of a young woman in Ramble urban park, New York Assistant DA Alex Cooper and Detective Mike Chapman uncover disturbing links between the savage crime and a string of cold-case disappearances.


Blood Money / James Grippando

When he agrees to defend Sydney Bennett, a sexy nightclub waitress and party girl accused of murdering her 2-year-old daughter, Miami criminal defense attorney Jack Swyteck embarks on the most dangerous and controversial case of his career.


Defending Jacob / William Landay

Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than twenty years. He is respected in his community, tenacious in the courtroom, and happy at home with his wife, Laurie, and son, Jacob. But when a shocking crime shatters their New England town, Andy is blindsided by what happens next. His fourteen-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student.

The Ophelia Cut / John Lescroart

Defending old friend Moses McGuire against wrongful murder charges involving a man who raped his daughter, attorney Dismas Hardy risks his career when the case threatens to expose old secrets involving him and police lieutenant Abe Glitsky.


A Case of Redemption / Adam Mitzner

A follow-up to A Conflict of Interest follows the efforts of a grieving, high-profile attorney to outmaneuver legal pitfalls and a media firestorm while representing a popular rap artist who has been wrongly accused of murdering his pop star girlfriend.


Accused / Lisa Scottoline

Thirteen-year-old Allegra Gardner wants to hire the firm, and she has the trust fund to do it. The murder of her sister, Fiona, six years ago still haunts Allegra because she believes the confessed and convicted killer is innocent. Now she wants Mary to prove it. Mary falls for the sad little rich girl and takes the case despite serious misgivings expressed by her associates and the Gardner family.

Tragic / Robert Tanenbaum

District attorneys Butch Karp and Marlene Ciampi work to expose the corrupt and murderous leader of the longshoremen’s union.

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