African American literature en Writer Attica Locke Cuts Deep With Latest Thriller Attica Locke writes the kind of rooted-in-truth crime story that satisfies both your intellect and your need to have the hair on your neck stand up.<p>With only her second novel under her belt, she's won praise from other thriller writers like James Ellroy and George Pelecanos. And she just received another high honor: She was awarded the Ernest J. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:50:00 +0000 editor 21894 at