John Grisham brings out a big scam in this novel, the scam is not real but it is symbolic and it shows that such exploitation is there in this world. For the sake of more money the big organizations like the banks take advantage of the people’s desires and dreams. Mark, Todd and Zola the three ambitious youngsters borrowed heavily from the bank because they wanted to see themselves in the law profession.
Things went fine in the first two years but in the final year the three friends started analyzing different things about their school. First was that the students who have passed from their law school were not doing fine in practical life as compared to those who left it. Secondly the owner of their law school also owns a bank and this is the same bank that provides heavy loans to the school students.
Thus the school students never get out of the burden of those loans that they borrowed during their educational career. Three friends think that they have a scam in hand but to unveil this act they know what they have to do. They have to leave their school in the last year of their law education and resultantly they will never get their degree.
Twisty like Camino Winds and tasty like The Guardians the book gives the real life picture in the voice of Ari Fliakos. There is mystery and action like the previous stories but this time it looks all so real that we start thinking that such corruption is really taking place around us all the time. Book also has a message for the teenagers that they should not fear the authorities if they are doing the right thing.