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John Grisham

USA flag (b.1955)

John Grisham graduated from Law School in 1981 and for nine years ran his own law firm. Following the extraordinary success of The Firm, John Grisham gave up his practice to write full time. He lives with his wife Renee and their two children Ty and Shea. The family splits their time between their Victorian home on a farm in Mississippi and a plantation near Charlottesville, VA.

Genres: Mystery, Children's Fiction, Thriller, General Fiction
New Books
October 2022

The Boys from Biloxi
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"Splendid! A lean, tight, compelling story that was over much too fast. I wanted more!"
Spandau Phoenix (1993)
(World War II , book 2)
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"An irresistable plot... a scorching read."
On Fire (1994)
Larry Brown
"A wonderful book. Larry Brown has an ear for the way people talk... and a love for their struggles and triumphs."
Blind Judgment (1997)
(Gideon Page, book 5)
Grif Stockley
"A talented writer."
The Agent (1998)
George V Higgins
"He's still the best."
Critical Mass (1998)
Steve Martini
"The best, in my opinion."
Executive Sanction (1998)
David Compton
"Suspense, tension, and a wicked plot."
The Emperor of Ocean Park (2002)
(Elm Harbor, book 1)
Stephen L Carter
"Beautifully written and cleverly plotted."
Mad Dogs (2006)
James Grady
"Grady is a master of intrigue."
The Third Rail (2010)
(Michael Kelly, book 3)
Michael Harvey
"A magnificent new voice."
A Walk Across the Sun (2012)
Corban Addison
"A novel that is beautiful in its story and most important in its message. A Walk Across the Sun deserves a wide audience."
Need to Know (2018)
Karen Cleveland
"You'll devour this terrific debut like the rest of us, skipping lunch, losing sleep, turning pages until the end."
American Dirt (2020)
Jeanine Cummins
"It's been a long time since I turned pages as fast as I did with American Dirt. Its journey is a testament to the power of fear and hope and belief that there are more good people than bad."
The Coyotes of Carthage (2020)
Steven Wright
"With this splendid debut, Steven Wright announces his arrival as a major new voice in the world of political thrillers. I enjoyed it immensely."
Two Nights in Lisbon (2022)
Chris Pavone
"I defy anyone to read the first twenty pages of this breakneck novel, then try to put it down for five minutes. It can't be done."

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