He was framed for murder.
The lack of evidence made no difference to judge or jury. In the eyes of the law Quincy was guilty and, no matter how often he protested his innocence, his punishment was life in prison.
Reviews, News & Interviews:
This is typical Grisham: speedy, gripping, very good at conveying the complexities of the law in a digestible way. Sunday Express
...Grisham at his passionate best, conveying every ounce of his anger at the corruption behind the law. It is his finest book for some time. Do not miss it. Daily Mail
The master of the legal thriller turns to one of his real-life passions - freeing those wrongly convicted. Inspired by true stories, the skilful plot follows an "innocence lawyer", who goes up against dangerous foes as he dedicates himself to freeing a man behind bars for the murder of a lawyer. Sunday Mirror
Simmering with righteous and understandable anger in place about the manifest injustices of the US criminal justice system. Financial Times
A canny and engrossing blend of two types of Grisham novel: enough of the familiar formula of a single lawsuit in a single town, mixed with a more picaresque and multistranded approach that has the significant advantage of taking in a wider swathe of America. The Sunday Times