Grisham's sequel to A Time to Kill is a solid courtroom drama about racial prejudice marred by a flawless white hero
Just to complicate matters, there is another will – a more conventional one, that rewards the children and excludes Lang. Its existence raises questions about Hubbard's "testamentary capacity" in his final months – was he out of it on Demerol? Hubbard was such an enigma that inferring any kind of motive is tricky. But before he can represent the estate in what promises to be a gladiatorial trial by jury, Brigance must decode him, and fast.