One of the best-known novels by John Grisham. The Law, the Mob, a murder. An 11-year-old has discovered a secret that not even an adult should know. A US Senator is dead, and Mark is the only one who knows where the body is hidden. The FBI want him to tell them where it is, at whatever cost to Mark and his family. The killer wants him silenced forever. Only one woman lawyer can save him from these threads and he must trust her.