Theodore Boone

Theodore Boone: the Accused

Publisher: Puffin Books
Book 3 in the thrilling young mystery series from internationally bestselling author John Grisham

Big trouble is brewing for Theodore Boone. While all of Streenburg anxiously awaits the new trial of infamous murder suspect Pete Duffy, problems arise for their own kid lawyer. There's been a robbery and Theo is the accused. His reputation is on the line, and with the evidence building against him--and dangerous threats looming--Theo will do whatever it takes to prove his innocence--even if it means breaking a few rules. Filled with the intrigue and page-turning suspense that made John Grisham a #1 international bestseller and the undisputed master of the legal thriller, Theodore Boone's adventures will keep readers enthralled until the very last page.


The accused was a wealthy man by the name of Pete Duffy, and his alleged crime was murder. According to the police and the prosecutors, Mr. Duffy strangled his lovely wife in their attractive home on the sixth fairway of a golf course where he, the accused, was playing golf that day, alone. If convicted, he would spend...

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-“John Grisham is about as good a storyteller as we’ve got.” --The New York Times Book Review

-"Another swift Grisham thrillerette." --The New York Times on The Abduction

-"Theo is a terrific character, an everyman kind of kid. . . . There are many positive messages wrapped in this entertaining story that appeals to the kid in all of us." --USA Today, on The Abduction

Added praise for the Theodore Boone series

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

"Classic Grisham." -The Los Angeles Times

"Smartly written." -- USA Today

"Grisham is an absolute master."--Washington Post

"Edge-of-your-seat drama, sophisticated plotting, and plenty of spunk."--Chicago Sun-Times

"Gripping . . . I would recommend this book to anyone who loves a good mystery."--Scholastic News