Attica Locke
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Attica Locke

Attica Locke is the author of the widely acclaimed debut novel Black Water Rising, which was nominated for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, an Edgar Award, and an NAACP Image Award, and was short-listed for the UK's Orange Prize. As a screenwriter, Locke has produced scripts for Paramount, Warner Bros., Disney, Twentieth Century Fox, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, and HBO. She was a fellow at the Sundance Institute's Feature Filmmakers Lab and has served on the board of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles. A native of Houston, Texas, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.

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    • Bluebird, Bluebird

    • By: Attica Locke
    • Narrated by: JD Jackson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,225
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,128
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,126

    When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules - a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good but very irritating

    • By Tunde on 01-15-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Black Water Rising

    • By: Attica Locke
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 436
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 326
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 320

    Writing in the tradition of Dennis Lehane and Greg Iles, Attica Locke, a powerful new voice in American fiction, delivers a brilliant debut thriller that readers will not soon forget....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Promising Young Writer

    • By Carole T. on 09-21-12

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Cutting Season

    • A Novel
    • By: Attica Locke
    • Narrated by: Quincy Tyler Bernstine
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 584
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 527
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 527

    Caren Gray manages Belle Vie, a sprawling antebellum plantation that sits between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, where the past and the present coexist uneasily....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mystery + Atmosphere = A Definite Winner!

    • By Carole T. on 09-20-12

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Pleasantville

    • By: Attica Locke
    • Narrated by: J.D. Jackson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 201

    Fifteen years after the events of Black Water Rising, Jay Porter is struggling to cope with catastrophic changes in his personal life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Author You Need to Know

    • By L. O. Pardue on 05-18-15

    Regular price: $31.93

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