We’re proud to announce we’re hosting New York Times #1 bestselling author John Grisham as he presents his new novel, The Guardians. Grisham will kick off the 2019 Texas Book Festival on Saturday, October 26 at 10 a.m.
Book tickets to see this beloved author present are now available! Each book ticket includes one pre-signed copy of The Guardians and admits one person. Proceeds from book ticket sales support the annual Festival, as well as our year-round literacy programs.
WHO: John Grisham
WHAT: Speaking about The Guardians: A Novel
WHERE: Texas Book Festival, First Baptist Church
WHEN: Saturday, October 26 at 10:00AM
BOOK TICKET: $35
Includes one pre-signed copy of The Guardians and admission to the session. Ticket holders’ copies of The Guardians will be distributed at the event.
SEATING: Seating for book ticket holders will open at 9:00AM on Saturday, October 26. Book tickets are required to attend this session.
ABOUT THE GUARDIANS
The suspense never rests in John Grisham’s pulse-pounding new legal thriller. The latest novel from theNew York Times #1 bestselling author moves at breakneck speed, delivering some of his most inventive twists and turns yet.
In the small north Florida town of Seabrook, a young lawyer named Keith Russo was shot dead at his desk as he worked late one night. The killer left no clues behind. There were no witnesses, no real suspects, no one with a motive. The police soon settled on Quincy Miller, a young black man who was once a client of Russo’s.
Quincy was framed, convicted, and sent to prison for life. For twenty-two years he languished in prison with no lawyer, no advocate on the outside. Then he wrote a letter to Guardian Ministries, a small innocence group founded by a lawyer/minister named Cullen Post.
Guardian handles only a few innocence cases at a time, and Post is its only investigator. He travels the South fighting wrongful convictions and taking cases no one else will touch. With Quincy Miller, though, he gets far more than he bargained for. Powerful, ruthless people murdered Keith Russo, and they do not want Quincy exonerated.
They killed one lawyer twenty-two years ago, and they will kill another one without a second thought.
ABOUT JOHN GRISHAM
John Grisham is the author of thirty-three novels, including The Pelican Brief, A Time to Kill, and many other #1 bestsellers. He is also the author of one work of nonfiction, a collection of stories, and six novels for young readers