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Attica Locke

Biography

Attica Locke

Attica Locke is the author of the 2018 Edgar Award winner BLUEBIRD, BLUEBIRD; PLEASANTVILLE, which won the 2016 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction and was long-listed for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction; BLACK WATER RISING, which was nominated for an Edgar Award; and THE CUTTING SEASON, a national bestseller and winner of the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. She is also a television writer and producer, most recently for "When They See Us" and the upcoming adaptation of LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE. A native of Houston, Locke lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.

Attica Locke

Books by Attica Locke

by Attica Locke - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

In this sophisticated thriller, lawyer Jay Porter, hero of Attica Locke’s bestseller BLACK WATER RISING, returns to fight one last case, only to become embroiled once again in a dangerous game of shadowy politics and a witness to how far those in power are willing to go to win.

by Attica Locke - Fiction, Thriller

Jay Porter has long since made peace with not living the American Dream. He runs his fledgling law practice out of a dingy Houston strip mall --- where his most promising client is a low-rent call girl --- and he's determined to leave the sins of his past buried: the guns, the FBI file, the trial that nearly destroyed him. That is, until the night he saves a woman from drowning and inadvertently opens a Pandora's box. Her secrets reach into the upper echelons of Houston's corporate power brokers and ensnare Jay in a murder investigation that could cost him his practice, his family…even his life.