Heaven, My Home


      Heaven, My Home
The thrilling follow up to the award winning Bluebird, Bluebird Texas Ranger Darren Matthews is on the hunt for a boy who s gone missing but it s the boy s family of white supremacists who are his real target 9 year old Levi King knew he should have left for home sooner now he s alone in the darkness of vast Caddo Lake, in a boat whose motor just died A sudden noise distracts him and all goes dark.Darren Matthews is trying to emerge from another kind of darkness after the events of his previous investigation, his marriage is in a precarious state of re building, and his career and reputation lie in the hands of his mother, who s never exactly had his best interests at heart Now she holds the key to his freedom, and she s not above a little maternal blackmail to press her advantage An unlikely possibility of rescue arrives in the form of a case down Highway 59, in a small lakeside town where the local economy thrives on nostalgia for ante bellum Texas and some of the era s racial attitudes still thrive as well Levi s disappearance has links to Darren s last case, and to a wealthy businesswoman, the boy s grandmother, who seems concerned about the fate of her business than that of her grandson Darren has to battle centuries old suspicions and prejudices, as well as threats that have been reignited in the current political climate, as he races to find the boy, and to save himself.Attica Locke proves that the acclaim and awards for Bluebird, Bluebird were justly deserved, in this thrilling new novel about crimes old and new. Read Heaven, My Home Author Attica Locke – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Attica Locke is a writer whose first novel, Black Water Rising, was nominated for a 2010 Edgar Award, a 2010 NAACP Image Award, as well as a Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was shortlisted for an Orange Prize in the UK Attica is also a screenwriter who has written movie and television scripts for Paramount, Warner Bros, Disney, Twentieth Century Fox, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, HBO, Dreamworks and Silver Pictures She was also a fellow at the Sundance Institute s Feature Filmmakers Lab and is a graduate of Northwestern University A native of Houston, Texas, Attica lives in Los Angeles, California, with her husband and daughter.

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  • Hardcover
  • 295 pages
  • Heaven, My Home
  • Attica Locke
  • English
  • 01 July 2017
  • 0316363405

10 thoughts on “ Heaven, My Home

  1. says:

    Attica Locke s sequel to Bluebird, Bluebird is simply phenomenal, confirming her growing stature in the field of literary crime, although I do recommend reading the first in the series before reading this Texas Ranger Darren Matthews is feeling the threats and pressures of his previous actions, as his manipulative mother, Bell, blackmails him, a mother he has ambivalent feelings towards, it was William and Clayton who had raised him, but he feels an inner need to connect with Bell, even though Attica Locke s sequel to Bluebird, Bluebird is simply phenomenal, confirming her growing stature in the field of literary crime, although I do recommend reading the first in the series before reading this Texas Ranger Darren Matthews is feeling the threats and pressures of his previous actions, as his manipulative mother, Bell, blackmails hi...

  2. says:

    NOW AVAILABLE This is the second in the series about Texas Ranger Darren Matthews, the follow up to the hugely successful Bluebird, Bluebird , the Hwy 59 series.This book is every bit as good as the first It combines mystery with some family drama and historical myth and facts about East Texas Darren is back on the job as a Texas Ranger but he has been tied to his desk He has ...

  3. says:

    Wow Talk about timely Darren Matthews has been working on a Texas Ranger task force investigating the Aryan Brotherhood But there s about to be a changing of the guard in Washington There s a real concern that the incoming Trump Justice Department might mistake the Aryan Brotherhood for some sort of honor guard What makes this interesting is that Darren s new investigation has him looking for the missing son of the head of the ABT The father is locked up in prison Oh, did I mention that Wow Talk about timely Darren Matthews has been working on a Texas Ranger task force investigating the Aryan Brotherhood But there s about to be a changing of the guard in Washington There s a real concern that the incoming Trump Justice Department might mistake the Aryan Brotherhood for some sort of honor guard What makes this interesting is that Darren s new investigation has him looking for the missing son of the head of the ABT The father is locked up in prison Oh, did I mention that Darren is black I really appreciated the first book in this series I do think it helps to have read book 1, Bluebird, Bluebird because there are definitely plot points that carry over I listened to Bluebird, Bluebird, so I don t think I really appreciated the power of ...

  4. says:

    Rating 4 shining East Texas starsThis is the second book in Attica Locke s Highway 59 series Her first book in the series, Bluebird, Bluebird totally blew me away with the plotline and the elegance of the writing in a murder mystery Heaven, My Home is a wonderful second addition to the series While I liked it a tiny bit less than the first book, thi...

  5. says:

    Heaven, My Home picks up a short time after the conclusion of Bluebird, Bluebird with Texas Ranger Darren Mathews back to work after his suspension is lifted but this time behind a desk He s trying to make things right with his wife and has chosen to stay off the road while working to put together a federal case against the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas It s not just the desk job and his fragile marriage stressing Mathews out these days His own mother is now blackmailing him after finding Heaven, My Home picks up a short time after the conclusion of Bluebird, Bluebird with Texas Ranger Darren Mathews back to work after his suspension is lifted but this time behind a desk He s trying to make things right with his wife and has chosen to stay off the road while working to put together a federal case against the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas It s not just the desk job and his fragile marriage stressing Mathews out these days His own mother is now blackmailing him after...

  6. says:

    Attica Locke has come back with a bang in Heaven My Home The story is totally engrossing and you ll definitely have trouble putting this book down I finished it off in days Following Darren and all his troubles is fasci...

  7. says:

    Texas Ranger Darren Matthews is back and inthan a little trouble of his own making Struggling personally with his relationships with his mother and his wife, Darren is unhappy with his job to appease his wife he agreed to take a desk job and his life generally When a new case arises in East Texas, he happily heads back out into the field to attempt to gather evidence ag...

  8. says:

    And I Need To Shout About This Book NowAs promised I inhaled the followup toBluebird, Bluebird Bluebird, Bluebird Heaven, My Home September 17 because I love Attica Locke and this is one of the best crime series being written And since BB had left that very clever twist, which I haven t been able to stop thinking about, I desperately needed the next book Texas Ranger Darren Matthews is back, starting basically where the last book left off, and his decisions and lack of decisions have come ho And I Need To Shout About This Book NowAs promised I inhaled the followup toBluebird, Bluebird Bluebird, Bluebird Heaven, My Home September 17 because I love Attica Locke and this is one of the best crime series being written And since BB had left that very clever twist, which I haven t been able to stop thinking about, I desperately needed the next book Texas Ranger Darren Matthews is back, starting basically where the last book left off, and his decisions and lack of decisions have come home to roost He also has a new case, a missing young boy, in a town brimming with racial tension Locke i...

  9. says:

    Heaven, My Home is the second in this excellent series by Attika Locke This mystery is set in Texas and features Darren Matthews, an African American Texas Ranger This one focuses on the disappearance of a 9 year old boy, who is the son of a convicted white supremacist Darren gets involved in the investigation because this might be the opportunity to getinformation about a white supremacist group But his own emotions and sense of what s right and wrong become complicated when the main Heaven, My Home is the second in this excellent series by Attika Locke This mystery is set in Texas and features Darren Matthews, an African American Texas Ranger This one focuses on the disappearance of a 9 year old boy, who is the son of a convicted white supremacist Darren gets involved in the investigation because this might be the opportunity to getinformation about a white supremacist group But his own emotions and sense of what s right and wrong become complicated when the main suspect is an older African American man Locke doesn t shy away from complex contemporary politics and issues, and she delves into the complexity without being pedantic or didactic in other words, Locke assumes her readers are intelligent and interested in the world one of my favourite kinds of mysteries It s worth reading 1 before reading this one, because Darren s moral and emotional struggles carry through from book 1 to book 2 I sure hope there s a 3 on ...

  10. says:

    When I think of Attica Locke, I think of well crafted thrillers, fully drawn settings, complex stories that tap into the world we live in I usually race through her books but I was in a bit of a different mood as I read HEAVEN, MY HOME I went slower, I took longer, and I realized that I have been selling Locke way short on her actual writing Her prose is right up there with the best crime writers we have, and I am pe...

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