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Spectacular Reads in October

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Psychiatrist Evelyn Talbot studies series killers... Her first mistake could be her last.

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Finding Mr. Right means never breaking bending the rules.

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Set in ancient Israel, DEBORAH RISING portrays the dramatic (and unlikely) rise of the first woman to lead a nation in recorded human history.

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To be with the man of her dreams, she’ll have to face her worst nightmares…

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Sometimes the only way through darkness is to return to where it began.

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Sometimes the end is just the beginning...


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Also by John Grisham:

The Whistler, November 2016
Rogue Lawyer, October 2015
Gray Mountain, November 2014
Sycamore Row, November 2013
The Racketeer, November 2012
Calico Joe, April 2012
The Litigators, November 2011
Theodore Boone: The Abduction, June 2011
The Confession, November 2010
Theodore Boone, June 2010
Delta Blues, May 2010
Ford County, November 2009
A Time To Kill, July 2009
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
The Associate, February 2009
The Appeal, December 2008
Mass Market Paperback
The Appeal, November 2008
Trade Size
The Appeal, February 2008
The Innocent Man, December 2007
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
Playing For Pizza, October 2007
The Innocent Man, October 2006
The Broker, September 2006
Trade Size (reprint)
The Pelican Brief, May 2006
Paperback (reprint)
The Client, May 2005
Paperback (reprint)
The Broker, January 2005
Skipping Christmas, October 2004
Paperback (reprint)
Bleachers, July 2004
Paperback (reprint)
The Testament, February 1999
A Time To Kill, November 1993
Hardcover (reprint)
The Client, February 1993

The Confession
John Grisham

November 2010
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Featuring: Travis Boyette; Donté Drumm
320 pages
ISBN: 0385528043
EAN: 9780385528047
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An innocent man is about to be executed.

Only a guilty man can save him.

For every innocent man sent to prison, there is a guilty one left on the outside. He doesn’t understand how the police and prosecutors got the wrong man, and he certainly doesn’t care. He just can’t believe his good luck. Time passes and he realizes that the mistake will not be corrected: the authorities believe in their case and are determined to get a conviction. He may even watch the trial of the person wrongly accused of his crime. He is relieved when the verdict is guilty. He laughs when the police and prosecutors congratulate themselves. He is content to allow an innocent person to go to prison, to serve hard time, even to be executed.

Travis Boyette is such a man. In 1998, in the small East Texas city of Sloan, he abducted, raped, and strangled a popular high school cheerleader. He buried her body so that it would never be found, then watched in amazement as police and prosecutors arrested and convicted Donté Drumm, a local football star, and marched him off to death row.

Now nine years have passed. Travis has just been paroled in Kansas for a different crime; Donté is four days away from his execution. Travis suffers from an inoperable brain tumor. For the first time in his miserable life, he decides to do what’s right and confess.

But how can a guilty man convince lawyers, judges, and politicians that they’re about to execute an innocent man?

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