An atmospheric and stylish thriller from a new author, with comparisons to John Grisham. A tightly woven plot will keep you involved and intrigued until the end.
"If you liked Chinatown, you’ll love this. A proper rollicking read. Anyone I’ve given this to just can’t put it down.… It’s just really brilliant and I’d thoroughly recommend it.” Miranda Sawyer (Orange Prize for Fiction 2010 judging panel).
Shortlisted for the prestigious 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction.
Attica Lockea writer and producer of FOXs Empiredelivers an engrossing, complex, and cinematic thriller about crime and racial justiceLos Angeles TimesBook Prize Finalist (Mystery/Thriller)Edgar Award Nominee (Best First Novel)The Orange Prize for Fiction (Shortlist)A near-perfect balance of trenchant social commentary, rich characterizations, and action-oriented plot.... Attica Locke [is] a writer wise beyond her years.Los Angeles TimesAtmospheric deeply nuanced... akin to George Pelecanos or Dennis Lehane.... Subtle and compelling.New York Times
|Publication date:||9th June 2009|
|Primary Genre||Thriller and Suspense|
Closing date: 10/07/2022