Book Review: The Confession by John Grisham

By Ana Downes

In 1998, a man named Travis Boyette abducts and murders a high school cheerleader named Nicole Yarber. He hides her body and watches as judges, police and lawyers sentence the wrong man to death row. Donté Drumm, a high school football star finds himself the main suspect and is convicted with absolutely no evidence but a confession – a confession extracted after hours of mental abuse in an isolated interrogation room, as well as off-record threats from the police.  Continue reading “Book Review: The Confession by John Grisham”