The Holdout MOBI ´ Hardcover

The Holdout MOBI ´ Hardcover In this twisty tale from Moore The Sherlockian , the Academy Award winning screenwriter of The Imitation Game, young juror Maya Seale is convinced that African American high school teacher Bobby Nock is innocent of killing the wealthy white female student with whom he appears to have been involved and persuades her fellow jurors likewise Ten years later, a true crime docuseries reassembles the jurors, and Maya, now a defense attorney, must prove her own innocence when one of them is found dead in Maya s room

10 thoughts on “The Holdout

  1. Chelsea Humphrey Chelsea Humphrey says:

    BOTM pick for February 2020 This will be a short review, because the less you know about this book going in the better, but what a wild ride While some parts of the plot were a bit far fetched and reaching at times, it didn t cause my interest to wane, and if you can suspend the need for 100% believability, I think you ll enjoy this book as much as I did We get two mysteries for the price of one in this book, and if that kind of a bargain doesn t sell you, then perhaps the exploration of socia BOTM pi

  2. Maureen Maureen says:

    25 year old black teacher Bobby Nock, is on trial for killing white 15 year old pupil Jessica Silver, heiress to a billion dollar fortune Her body hasn t been discovered, but that isn t going to stop this trial going ahead.There are 12 members of the jury in this high profile murder trial, and it s expected that Bobby Nock s conviction is a foregone conclusion that is until jury member Maya Seale manages to persuade the other jury members to vote not guilty.Fast forward 10 years, and Maya is 25 year old bla

  3. Paromjit Paromjit says:

    Graham Moore s legal thriller is a compulsive and enthralling novel, based in Los Angeles, that points out many of the shortfalls of the justice system, from law enforcement, media intensity and social media, right through to the court trial and the jury system Moore exposes the multiple ways that society throughout its racist judicial system stacks the cards against black defendants In 2009, 25 year old black music teacher, Bobby Nock, is on trial for the murder of 15 year old schoolgirl, Jes Graham Moore s lega

  4. Nilufer Ozmekik Nilufer Ozmekik says:

    I LOVED IT I was so sure I ll love this book Facts We have an Oscar winner script writer of Imitation Games on the board, still developing three other scripts to produce including this book Yes, I cannot wait With an impressive casting, this will be killer movie We have legal drama dances with whodunit murder mystery, 12 angry men 1957, Sidney Lumet s masterpiece meets Beyond A Reasonable Doubt 1956, Fritz Lang s fantastic crime drama We have moving, dazzling, riveting reading I LOVED IT I was so sure I ll love this bo

  5. JanB JanB says:

    Ten years ago, Maya, the lone holdout on a jury, convinced 11 of her fellow jurors to acquit a black teacher accused of murdering his white teenage student Was justice served One juror, Rick, doesn t think so and he s written a book holding Maya responsible for letting a guilty man go free He hints that he has a new evidence and 10 years post trial, on the eve of a documentary about the case, the jury reassembles On the first night of their reunion a juror is found dead in Maya s room and she Ten years ago, Maya, the lone ho

  6. Felicia Felicia says:

    DNF 51%I just can t finish this one.Maybe it s the third person narrative, I don t know, but I m so disconnected from this book that my red low battery icon has been showing since around 20% into it Don t let me discourage you from picking it up, different books for different fry cooks, amiright sorry, that s all I could come up with sees myself out I was provided an ARC by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

  7. Holly B Holly B says:

    I m always drawn to legal thrillers and decided to give this one a go even with so many mixed reviews Glad I did because it was a nice distraction and I always looked forward to picking it up and seeing what mayhem would develop and it Always did.You get a murder case, a jury some behind the scenes deliberations, and lots of second guessing by most of the characters I did have issues with some of the plot and the many side stories going on, BUT nevertheless, I was still pulled into the I m always drawn to legal thrillers and decided to

  8. Ceecee Ceecee says:

    This is an intriguing book that mostly keeps my interest throughout The start certainly catches your attention and let s just say it s a head turner Ten years ago Jessica Silver, daughter of wealthy Lou Silver, goes missing and her body never found Her teacher Bobby Nock is eventually charged with her murder and the case goes to trial The evidence against Nock is not overwhelming but is suggestive and one things for sure, the trial is an absolute shambles The jurors are expected to return a This is an intriguing book that mostly keeps my inte

  9. Liz Liz says:

    I was a huge fan of The Last Days of Night, so I was curious to see what Moore would write next Don t look for another historical fiction, this book is a legal thriller But it s equally as good Ten years ago, Maya Seale convinced her fellow jury members to acquit Bobby Nock for the murder of Jennifer Silver The question being was he guilty beyond a reasonable doubt As so often happens, the court of public opinion thought the jury got it wrong and each jury member suffered the fallout He g I was a huge fan of The Last Days of Night, so I was curious

  10. Larry H Larry H says:

    4.5 stars, rounded up.Graham Moore s latest book, The Holdout , is a pretty great legal thriller, one which I could totally see becoming a movie.Ten years ago the trial rocked the country A black teacher was on trial for murdering his white teenage student, the daughter of a prominent real estate developer in LA During the trial text messages hinted at an inappropriate relationship between the teacher and student.When the jury got together, all but one juror, Maya, were ready to convict Li 4.5 stars, rounded up.Graham Moore s latest book, The Holdout , i

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