A book that's popular enough to be made into a movie and a good read. The Rainmaker is one John Grisham's legal thrillers. Written in 1995, the book revolves around the life of a newly qualified lawyer and his fight with a big insurance company.
With its various sub-plots involving everything from underworld runaways to will changing grannies it has the reader turning pages.The best part is the anticipation of big money squezed out of a big bad insurance company.
It has very good ending, which lets the reader wanting for more.