Black Water Rising A Novel

By: Locke, Attica

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430pp. 8vo. Author's debut thriller. Stated First Edition with a complete number line from 1-10, an unread book, clean, unmarked, unclipped, and jacket is protected with a Brodart archival cover.

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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.

Jay Porter is hardly the lawyer he set out to be. His most promising client is a low-rent call girl and he runs his fledgling law practice out of a dingy strip mall. But he's long since made peace with not living the American Dream and carefully tucked away his darkest sins: the guns, the FBI file, the trial that nearly destroyed him.

Houston, Texas, 1981. It is here that Jay believes he can make a fresh start. That is, until the night in a boat out on the bayou when he impulsively saves a woman from drowning--and opens a Pandora's box. Her secrets put Jay in danger, ensnaring him in a murder investigation that could cost him his practice, his family, and even his life. But before he can get to the bottom of a tangled mystery that reaches into the upper echelons of Houston's corporate power brokers, Jay must confront the demons of his past.

With pacing that captures the reader from the first scene through an exhilarating climax, Black Water Rising marks the arrival of an electrifying new talent.

Title: Black Water Rising A Novel

Author Name: Locke, Attica

Categories: Fiction,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins Publishers: 2009

ISBN Number: 0061735868

ISBN Number 13: 9780061735868

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: fine Jacket

Seller ID: 0001549