The Cutting Season: A Novel

Written by:
Attica Locke
Narrated by:
Quincy Tyler Bernstine

Unabridged Audiobook

Ratings
Book
46
Narrator
17
Release Date
September 2012
Duration
12 hours 12 minutes
Summary
“The Cutting Season is a rare murder mystery with heft, a historical novel that thrills, a page-turner that makes you think. Attica Locke is a dazzling writer with a conscience.”
—Dolen Perkins-Valdez, New York Times bestselling author of Wench

Attica Locke’s breathtaking debut novel, Black Water Rising, won resounding acclaim from major publications coast-to-coast and from respected crime fiction masters like James Ellroy and George Pelecanos, earning this exciting new author comparisons to Dennis Lehane, Scott Turow, and Walter Mosley. Locke returns with The Cutting Season, a second novel easily as gripping and powerful as her first—a heart-pounding thriller that interweaves two murder mysteries, one on Belle Vie, a historic landmark in the middle of Lousiana’s Sugar Cane country, and one involving a slave gone missing more than one hundred years earlier. Black Water Rising was nominated for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, an Edgar® Award, and an NAACP Image Award, and was short-listed for the Orange Prize in the U.K. The Cutting Season has been selected by bestselling author Dennis Lehane as the first pick for his new line of books at HarperCollins.
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Laura S.

Loved it

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Anonymous

Good Read!

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Dina Sysak

I really enjoyed this book. The narrator brought the characters to life. No, she's not great at doing the different character voices, but still kept the attention of the listeners. I would recommend this book to everyone who likes history and nostalgia.

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Lauralee I.

Very engaging! I totally enjoyed it. Good storyline. Great narrator. I would definitely recommend it.

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JL L.

This was a great book. Loved the narrator and story telling. Good Deep South mystery

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Amanda Best

Great read! Good twist!!

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