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Astonishing true stories of wrongful convictions

Framed by John Grisham, Jim McCloskey

Coming October 15, 2024

"Since I published The Innocent Man in 2006, I have wanted to write more true stories about wrongful convictions. From a pure storytelling perspective, they are incredible because the drama has so many layers: Suffering, corruption, waste, faith, perseverance, and, hopefully, redemption - it’s all there in every case. From a moral perspective, it is imperative for a society to face and correct injustice.

Jim McCloskey, the founder of Centurion Ministries, has lived that example by laboring for 45 years to free the innocent, and knows these heartbreaking tales better than anyone. We decided to write about and focus on the ten most astonishing cases, and publish them as Framed

There are hundreds of others."

– John Grisham

The Boys from Biloxi by John Grisham

Two Families. One Courtroom Showdown.

"Dear Reader,

The history of Biloxi and the Mississippi Gulf Coast is colorful and complicated, and loaded with many larger than life characters. Though I grew up far away, I have always been intrigued by it. In college and law school, I made friends from “The Coast” and, well, let’s just say they were never dull.

Between 1940 and 1990 Biloxi was a small version of Las Vegas, with every vice imaginable....

Sparring Partners by John Grisham

Introducing Something New

"Dear Reader,

I am happy to introduce something new. I’ve tried my hand at short fiction and realized I’m too longwinded. On the other hand, I’m getting lazier and don’t want to write long novels anymore. Luckily, there is something in between and it’s called a 'novella.' Sort of a short novel.

'Sparring Partners' is a collection of my first three novellas.

The first story is 'Homecoming,' and it takes place in Ford...

My Holiday Wish for You

"Dear Reader,

Happy holidays.

To be offering such a greeting at the end of such a lousy year feels somewhat strange. But, we’ve made it. We’re closing out a period of time that will be considered nothing short of historic, and perhaps we will soon be able to look back with some measure of pride for surviving, those of us who are lucky. The pandemic is far from over, but there are...

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