Theodore Boone

12 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 3,588 ratings

Theodore Boone Publisher's Summary

Theodore Boone is 13 and wants nothing more than to swap homeroom for the courtroom; he lives for big trials. Now the biggest murder case in his city's history is set to begin.

In the packed court, a husband awaits trial for his wife's murder.

Is he a dangerous criminal or an innocent victim?

The case takes a sinister twist when Theo uncovers a surprise witness with his own problems to hide. But Theodore is sworn to secrecy and time is running out.

Can Theo find a way to bring the killer to justice...or will a guilty man get away with murder?

Brimming with the intrigue and suspense that made John Grisham a number one international best-seller and the undisputed master of the legal thriller.

©2010 John Grisham (P)2010 2010 Penguin Audiobooks
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  • Book 1

    • Theodore Boone

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Richard Thomas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Theodore Boone is 13 and wants nothing more than to swap homeroom for the courtroom; he lives for big trials. Now the biggest murder case in his city's history is set to begin. In the packed court, a husband awaits trial for his wife's murder. Is he a dangerous criminal or an innocent victim? The case takes a sinister twist when Theo uncovers a surprise witness with his own problems to hide. But Theodore is sworn to secrecy and time is running out.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • You have to be kidding!

    • By Alan T Alcock on 11-13-10

    Regular price: $16.63

    • Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Richard Thomas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,257
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 866
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 874

    In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he’s only 13 years old, Theo Boone thinks he’s one of them. Theo knows every judge, policeman, court clerk - and a lot about the law. He dreams of being a great trial lawyer, of a life in the courtroom. But Theo finds himself in court much sooner than expected. Because he knows so much - maybe too much - he is suddenly dragged into the middle of a sensational murder trial.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic for young audience, Good for adults

    • By Brian on 05-12-11

    Regular price: $21.00

  • Book 2

    • Theodore Boone: The Abduction

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Richard Thomas
    • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Theodore Boone's best friend April has disappeared in the middle of the night. The only suspect is an escaped convict, and he won't give them any answers. Thirteen-year-old Theo - the son of two lawyers - knows the criminal justice system. Terrified that he'll never see April again, he begins his own investigation. But as the days drag on with no new leads, Theo starts to think the police are chasing the wrong person. Can he hunt down the truth and find his friend - or is it really too late?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A young adventure

    • By Merle on 06-25-12

    Regular price: $8.09

    • Theodore Boone: The Abduction

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Richard Thomas
    • Length: 4 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 676
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 550
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 558

    Theodore Boone is back in a new adventure, and the stakes are higher than ever.... When his best friend, April, disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, no one, not even Theo Boone - who knows April better than anyone - has answers. As fear ripples through his small hometown and the police hit dead ends, it's up to Theo to use his legal knowledge and investigative skills to chase down the truth and save April.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Theodore Boone: The Abduction

    • By Jean on 06-15-11

    Regular price: $21.00

  • Book 3

    • Theodore Boone: The Accused

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Richard Thomas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 515
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 442
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 445

    Theo Boone might only be 13, but he's already uncovered key evidence in a groundbreaking murder trial and discovered the truth behind his best friend's abduction. Now with the latest unfolding of events in Strattenburg, Theo will face his biggest challenge yet. Filled with the intrigue and page-turning suspense that made John Grisham a number-one international best seller and the undisputed master of the legal thriller, Theodore Boone's adventures will keep listeners enthralled until the very last minute.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A delightful series

    • By Jean on 05-17-12

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Accused

    • Theodore Boone, Book 3
    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Richard Thomas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Theodore Boone is obsessed with the courtroom, justice and prosecuting the guilty. But now 13-year-old Theo stands accused. Stolen property has been found in his locker and soon Theo is under investigation. Somebody is sabotaging his reputation and framing him as a criminal. As the evidence against him mounts, Theo must use all of his legal powers to chase down the real thief. Can Theo convince the police he's the victim of a crime he did not commit?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping storyline

    • By Vicky on 07-24-13

    Regular price: $15.98

  • Book 4

    • The Activist

    • Theodore Boone
    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Richard Thomas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 399
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 351
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 347

    Though he's only 13, Theodore Boone has spent more time in the courtroom than almost anywhere else, and there's always a new adventure waiting. After being falsely accused of vandalism and theft, Theo is happy to finally be out of the hot seat, once more dispensing legal advice to friends and community members, when an exciting new case demands his urgent attention.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • enjoyable for young and old.

    • By Jennifer on 12-05-13

    Regular price: $25.20

    • Theodore Boone: The Activist

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Richard Thomas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 7

    Theodore Boone, young lawyer, has had a lot to deal with in his 13 years, everything from kidnapping to murder. But he's come through it all and, with the law on his side, justice has always prevailed. Sometimes, though, the law doesn't seem so just. His friend Hardie Quinn is about to have his family home bulldozed to make way for a bypass. Hardie is not the only one affected: other homes, businesses, and schools lie in the path of the road. Theo has to tell his friend the bad news: For once, the law isn't on his side, and there's very little anyone can do to end the destruction.

    Regular price: $16.78

  • Book 5

    • Theodore Boone: The Fugitive

    • Theodore Boone 5
    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Richard Thomas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    John Grisham delivers high-intensity legal drama for a new generation of readers in the fifth novel in his bestselling Theodore Boone series. He was supposed to be having fun with his friends, not playing detective and stalking a serial killer. Theodore Boone - teenage lawyer and courtroom hero - is on a class trip seeing the sights of the capital city. But he hadn't counted on seeing the most wanted man in the history of his home town, Strattenberg.

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Theodore Boone: The Fugitive

    • Theodore Boone
    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Richard Thomas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 396
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 349
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 346

    On a field trip to Washington, DC, Theo spots a familiar face on the Metro: Duffy, who jumped bail and was never seen again. Theo's quick thinking helps bring Duffy back to Strattenburg to stand trial. But now that Duffy knows who he is, Theo is in greater danger than he's ever been in before. Even when everything is on the line, Theodore Boone will stop at nothing to make sure a killer is brought to justice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another stellar book

    • By Amateur reviewer on 08-03-15

    Regular price: $25.20

  • Book 6

    • Theodore Boone: The Scandal

    • Theodore Boone 6
    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Richard Thomas
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    John Grisham delivers high-intensity legal drama for a new generation of listeners in the sixth novel in his best-selling Theodore Boone series. 'I'm the lawyer, and you're the client. My advice to you is to bury this and not tell a soul. Never. Got it?' Theodore Boone, courtroom hero and the only kid lawyer in town, is facing a tough week at school with his exams. But things take a turn for the worse when a huge scandal is revealed - by none other than his best friend, April.

    Regular price: $18.11

    • Theodore Boone: The Scandal

    • Theodore Boone, Book 6
    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Richard Thomas
    • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246

    In this newest installment in the best-selling series, Theo Boone, the ever-clever lawyer in training, is back, still dispensing legal advice to friends and strangers alike when an exciting, all-new case pops up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • enjoyed

    • By amandarh on 08-02-16

    Regular price: $24.50