Troy Phelan is a self-made billionaire, one of the richest men in the United States. He is also eccentric, reclusive, confined to a wheelchair, and looking for a way to die. His heirs, to no one's surprise - especially Troy's - are circling like vultures.
Nate O'Riley is a high-octane Washington litigator who's lived too hard, too fast, for too long. His second marriage is a shambles, and he is emerging from his fourth stay in rehab armed with little more than his fragile sobriety, good intentions, and resilient sense of humour. Returning to the real world is always difficult, but this time it's going to be murder.
Rachel Lane is a young woman who chose to give her life to God, who walked away from the modern world with all its strivings and trappings and encumbrances, and went to live and work with a primitive tribe of Indians in the deepest jungles of Brazil.
In a story that mixes legal suspense with a remarkable adventure, their lives are forever altered by the startling secret of The Testament.
©2001 Belfry Holdings, Inc (P)2001 Random House, LLC
Classic Grisham story telling but with a twist.
Actually made me cry.
A must read or listen.
"Spoiled by the narrator"
Narrator's delivery far too dramatic - every sentence. I don't think it's delberate, I think it's just the way he speaks, but it's tiresome. Would avoid him in future.
Yet another book about testementary wills - the last 3 Grisham books I've read have been testementary wills. TIme for a topic change. THat aside, it was a good story, with a few holes, but worth the read (I'd read rather than listen because th enarrator is really irritating).
"Not a usual Grisham story"
This was an OK story but nothing too exciting and quite slow. I would've liked a twist in the ending, but it was all rather predictable.
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