About: “The Ranger” by Ace Atkins (website | Facebook) is a fictional book following a hometown hero fight for right. This is the first in a new series. 352 pages Publisher: Putnam Adult ISBN-10: 0399157484 My rating for The Ranger Dead — 4 Buy & Save on “The Ranger” through the ManOfLaBook affiliate account on: Amazon |Book Depository US | Book Depository UK Thoughts: I have read several books by Ace Atkins and was very excited when I heard that Atkins is coming up with a new book. Even though all the ones I read tread the waters of historical fiction and “The Ranger” is a fictional book . Mr. Atkins’ writing style, southern locals and overall feel of his books are what kept me coming back. The story revolves around Army Ranger Quinn Colson, a tough veteran who comes back home and lays down the law on the bad guys. I know what you’re thinking: “I’ve seen this before” – and you’re right, the story isn’t very original but the setting, writing and cast of characters make this book a work of art. The story takes place in northern Mississippi, somewhere around Memphis in the fictional Tibbehah County. The cast…
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Sheriff Quinn Colson of Tibbehah County has a strange case on his hand. TJ Byrd, a teenage girl, insists she didn’t kill her mother and Colson believes her.
Mexicans deported from a chicken plant, separated them from their children. What that, and other subplots have to do with Quinn Colson’s assassination attempt?
The Shamless by Ace Atkins is the 9th novel in featuring Sheriff Quinn Colson, a former Army Ranger who has came back home to Tibbehah County, Mississippi
What I truly enjoy in this series is that some of the people in it cannot keep on the straight and narrow path no matter what happens
Another great installment in The Ranger series, and probably the funniest one.
I did enjoy the book very much and would certainly recommend the whole series.
The blending of authentic Southern living, along with a great crime story, is something that Mr. Atkins pulls off without a hitch
Article first published as Book Review: The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins on Blogcritics. About: The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins is a novel taking place in the fictional Tibbehah County, Mississippi. This is the second bookin “The Ranger” series, which was also the name of the first book. 352 pages Publisher: Putnam Adult Language: English ISBN-10: 0399158766 My rating for The Lost Ones – 4 Buy this book in paper or electronic format More Books by Ace Atkins Thoughts: The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins (website | Facebook) returns familiar and new characters in the series. Quinn Colson, a former Army Ranger, his family, friends and nemesis. Ace Atkins, in my opinion, is one of the best and active Americana writers. I have read several of his historical fiction books (many set in the 1920s) and enjoyed them tremendously. Mr. Atkins’ foray into fiction proved to me that he is a capable writer and is here for the long haul. The author has an uncanny ability to paint a picture with few words. It’s amazing that he describes a scene or a person with just the right amount of verbiage letting the reader do most of the work according to their understanding. Atkins draws county where “new…
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