The Whistler is a mystery thriller written by John Grisham. It tells the story of fast-talking lawyer, Lincoln Bowe, who goes on the run after being accused of murder. With nowhere to turn, he takes refuge with an old friend living in a remote cabin in the Appalachian Mountains. As he tries to clear his name, Bowe finds himself pursued by federal agents and ruthless killers hired by his powerful enemies. Desperate to save himself and those he loves, Bowe must outsmart them all before it’s too late.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who enjoys a good mystery thriller. It is fast paced and suspenseful, with plenty of action and plot twists to keep readers engaged until the end. Grisham fans will not be disappointed!
- Engaging and thrilling mystery
- Well written with likable characters
- Atmospheric setting in the Appalachian Mountains
- The Whistler is too similar to other Grisham thrillers
- It’s a bit slow in the middle
- The ending feels rushed
Learn more about the author
John Grisham is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and the famed creator of the legal thrillers that have been translated into 38 languages and sold more than 275 million copies worldwide.
“The Whistler is another action-packed thriller from John Grisham. Lincoln Bowe goes on the run after being accused of murder and must outsmart his enemies in order to save himself. A fast-paced, exciting read!”
“Another great thriller from Grisham. This book had me hooked start to finish.”
“The Whistler is one of John Grisham’s best books in recent years. It has all the trademarks of a great Grisham novel – intriguing plot, well-drawn characters, and plenty of suspense. I couldn’t put it down!”
“What an enjoyable read! I could not put it down. The characters are well developed and the plot is fast paced. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a good mystery thriller.”