As of May 2015, John Grisham's latest book is "The Fugitive," the fifth book in a series based around the child detective Theodore Boone. The Theodore Boone novels form part of Grisham's series of children's books. Grisham's latest adult fiction book is "Gray Mountain."
In the latest Boone adventure, Theodore faces off against an old enemy: fugitive and accused murderer Pete Duffy. Duffy had previously jumped bail and disappeared, but Theo works to bring him to justice even when everything hangs in the balance.
Grisham's latest adult novel focuses for the first time on a female protagonist, Samantha Kofer. Kofer, originally on the fast track at Wall Street, gets the opportunity to work in Brady, a small town in Virginia, after her previous firm gets downsized. She soon finds out the murky history of Brady and the surprising dangers linked to coal mining litigation.