Black Water Rising: A Novel (Jay Porter Series)

Black Water Rising: A Novel (Jay Porter Series)

Attica Locke


Attica Locke—a author and manufacturer of FOX’s Empire—delivers an engrossing, advanced, and cinematic mystery approximately crime and racial justice

Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist (Mystery/Thriller)
Edgar Award Nominee (Best First Novel)
The Orange Prize for Fiction (Shortlist)

“A near-perfect stability of trenchant social statement, wealthy characterizations, and action-oriented plot.... Attica Locke [is] a author clever past her years.”
— Los Angeles Times

“Atmospheric… deeply nuanced... such as George Pelecanos or Dennis Lehane....  sophisticated and compelling.”
— New York Times

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