My virtual book tour kicks off today with events at Square Books, Lemuria Books, and Reed’s Gum Tree Bookstore. Hope to see you out there!
Hello Book Lovers: John Grisham here, hiding on the farm in central Virginia, safe and secure. I trust you are too. Be careful out there. Camino Winds was published recently, and normally I would be making the rounds, visiting stores to promote my new novel. But as you know, the world has changed dramatically in…
Dear Reader, Hope this finds you and yours sheltered and well. Three years ago I published Camino Island. Starring no lawyers, the novel is about priceless manuscripts that are stolen from a prestigious library and make their way through the black market to Bruce Cable, a bookstore owner and rare-book dealer on Camino Island, a…
“I enjoyed writing Camino Island so much that I decided to return to that island paradise with Camino Winds, blowing into stores on April 28. Once again, the ever-resourceful Bruce Cable finds himself at the center of the storm when a writer’s murder shocks the tight-knit community. Here’s a first look at the jacket and, at the link, you…
As an author, my experience of one of my books starts with spending a lot of time alone writing it. I enjoy the process very much. But it is work, solitary work. (Read More)
What is left to say about a new John Grisham novel?
Maybe only that John Grisham has done it again.
“The Guardians” is Grisham’s 40th novel; he’s now 64 and has been writing suspense novels pretty much nonstop since “A Time to Kill” was published in 1989. Most of his novels are legal thrillers, but Grisham has also branched out into stories about rare books, sports and medicine. (Read More)
A bit of advice: Decline the invitation to zip-line across a crocodile-infested body of water.
Crocodiles are cold-blooded killers. They’ll eat anything, including humans. A pond full of crocodiles plays a small but upsetting part in my new legal thriller, THE GUARDIANS. The incident occurs just about halfway through the book and is based on an anecdote I heard that I take to be true. There you have it, my first trigger warning. (Read More)