He has been accused of planting a bomb that killed a lumberjack, and Kincaid will do whatever he can to save the environmentalist’s neck—if he can get himself out of jail first. The trouble all begins when Ben Kincaid meets Margery. Instead, he lands himself in jail, where he learns of a non-feline who’s facing the death penalty as well.
Dark Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 8 #ad - Kincaid is a lawyer on a book tour, at a poorly attended signing in Washington state, and she is the bookseller’s cat. George zakin is the head of a radical environmentalist organization called Green Rage.
Silent Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 9MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - An attorney crusades against an industrial giant while a serial killer terrorizes Tulsa in this legal thriller that delivers “fresh, often witty dialogue” Publishers Weekly. To prove such a spectacular claim could cost millions, and no law firm is willing to take on such an expense. Leukemia is a terrible disease but also, thankfully, a rare one.
Silent Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 9 #ad - That is, until the parents meet Ben Kincaid. An idealistic young attorney with a shoestring practice on the rough side of Tulsa, Kincaid is nearly broke when he brings the case against Blaylock and its army of lawyers. So why have eleven children from a suburb outside of tulsa have perished from this horrible illness in the last few years? The children’s parents blame Blaylock Industrial, a massive corporation whose factory lies just outside of their bucolic small town, but they have no proof beyond gut instinct—and the terrible certainty that comes with the grief of losing a child.
But though the odds are stacked against him, Kincaid will risk everything to win a settlement and make sure that no more children die.
Extreme Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 7MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - His new career is just starting to take off when a body falls from the Emporium ceiling, knocking the wind out of Kincaid and sending him right back to his old profession. The dead woman is cajun lily Campbell, a grand dame of the Tulsa music scene and onetime girlfriend of Uncle Earl himself. He buys a minivan to haul his gear, and gets steady gigs playing in a combo at Uncle Earl’s Jazz Emporium.
Extreme Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 7 #ad - And kincaid must be careful as he readies the old jazzman’s defense, because there is a killer on the north side of town who would like nothing more than to hear the piano player’s last tune. Retired from law, ben kincaid is forced to return to the bar when a case—and a corpse—fall in his lapAfter years of struggling, Ben Kincaid shuts down his small legal office and decides to make a living doing something that—compared to practicing law in Tulsa—is easy money: playing jazz piano.
Murder One Ben Kincaid series Book 10MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - It is one of the most gruesome murders Oklahoma has ever seen. A cop killing pits defense attorney Ben Kincaid against the boys in blue in this national bestseller. And when idealistic young defense attorney Ben Kincaid gets the dancer off on a technicality, the city erupts. Outstanding . . . As the city’s workforce stares, the police realize something terrible: The victim is one of their own.
Unable to try their suspect a second time, the Tulsa police build a case against Kincaid, arresting him after they stumble across the murder weapon in his office. A horribly mutilated man is found chained to a statue in the middle of downtown Tulsa, secured so tightly that it takes the police hours to get him down.
Murder One Ben Kincaid series Book 10 #ad - They arrest the dead cop’s girlfriend, a nineteen-year-old stripper whose camera-ready appearance quickly turns the trial into a media circus. Every instrument in the state’s justice system is turned against him, but Kincaid isn’t worried. Amazing . . . He’s faced worse odds before. You never see the ending coming” Tulsa World.
Naked Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 6MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - The only person willing to defend him is Ben Kincaid, a struggling defense lawyer with a history of winning impossible cases. The patrolman discovers the first lady and her children murdered, and the mayor nowhere to be found. Barrett is captured after a high-speed chase, insensible and covered in blood. That same night, a neighbor calls the police after hearing screams from inside the mayor’s house.
With his winning smile, and history as one of the best quarterbacks Oklahoma University has ever seen, acting experience, Wally Barrett had no trouble becoming Tulsa’s first black mayor. But when the national media descends on Tulsa, Kincaid will have to do something he’s never done before, and oversee an increasingly wild three-ring circus.
Naked Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 6 #ad - A lawyer must defend a mayor accused of murdering his family: “Bernhardt again proves himself master of the courtroom drama” Library Journal. One afternoon at an ice cream parlor, a dozen people watch as he nearly hits his wife during an argument about their children. But this perfect politician has a dark side, too.
Cruel Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 5MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - Finding the abductor and could mean saving lives—Leeman’s, the kidnapped child’s, and those of the countless victims to come. Now he is finally about to come to trial, and Kincaid sees no way to save him. But when a young tulsa boy goes missing, Kincaid senses a connection between the two cases. A routine personal injury case leads a lawyer into a decade-old murder mystery: “A superb legal thriller.
Cruel Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 5 #ad - . . He needs fast money, and a quick-and-dirty personal injury suit could do the job. Ben kincaid’s air-conditioner is on the fritz, his staff is on half-pay, and his sister has just disappeared, leaving him holding her baby. But what looks like a sure-fire case turns out to be something far more complicated.
Wonderfully diverting reading” Booklist. His prospective client hopes to rescue his son—a twenty-eight-year-old with the mind of a child. Ten years earlier, leeman was accused of murdering a woman with a golf club, and he has been locked in a mental institution ever since.
Criminal Intent Ben Kincaid series Book 11Ballantine Books #ad - In his heart and in his gut, Ben knows Father Beale is innocent. And ultimately, it will force the idealistic attorney to confront the chilling face of evil in the most unexpected of places. Criminal intent proves beyond a reasonable doubt that the author of Murder One has earned his critical reputation as the master of the courtroom drama whose novels of legal suspense consistently offer a one-of-a-kind reading experience.
But murder crosses the line between committing a sin and committing a crime, turning a battle over faith into a battle for justice. But each new revelation that emerges in the packed courtroom only serves to tilt the scales increasingly in the prosecution’s favor. But as father beale struggles to escape the shadow of suspicion, another woman is savagely slaughtered.
Criminal Intent Ben Kincaid series Book 11 #ad - . Benedict’s. And this time, Ben himself discovers Beale literally red-handed. Benedict’s church, Ben intervened and saved the day. When the priest’s renegade views and violent temper nearly cost him his position as rector of St. Now beale is the prime suspect in the brutal murder of a female parishioner—though lack of evidence has left the case unsolved.
And smack in the middle of the explosive case is Tulsa attorney Ben Kincaid.
Death Row: A Novel Ben Kincaid series Book 12Ballantine Books #ad - But his unseen enemy is determined to cover his tracks once and for all. Ben is certain Erin didn’t commit suicide. All ben has to do is prove it. Just as suddenly, this near-miraculous turn of events turns tragic: Erin is discovered dead, an apparent suicide. But crime fiction—served up with the wit, grit, and sheer virtuosity of Bernhardt—always pays off.
The seemingly mild-mannered industrial chemist was charged with a staggeringly brutal crime: the torture and massacre of an entire suburban Tulsa family. With blood. In death row, william bernhardt ratchets up the suspense quotient to near-heartstopping new levels—and challenges even the most jaded thriller readers to keep up with the twists and turns.
Death Row: A Novel Ben Kincaid series Book 12 #ad - William bernhardt’s powerful series of legal thrillers featuring crusading attorney Ben Kincaid have won him a die-hard following and widespread critical acclaim as a “master of the courtroom drama” Library Journal. She was a victim of murder— silenced by the same killer who butchered her family.
Until the prosecution’s star witness—the lone survivor of the slaughter—took the stand. Erin faulkner, has abruptly recanted her testimony, the young woman who narrowly escaped the carnage that claimed her family, after years of silence desperate to keep an innocent man from dying.
Perfect Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 4MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - No lawyer in the county will take Vick’s case, but Kincaid can’t refuse. His new client is sullen, hateful, and demands to plead guilty—even though there’s no evidence linking him to the crime scene. But for the thousands of vietnamese refugees who came through this backwoods area in the mid-1970s, the Ouachita Mountains were a place to begin their new life in the United States.
And for tommy vuong, an activist among the American-born Vietnamese, the woods are a place to die. When vuong is found stabbed through the neck beneath a burning cross, the logical suspect is Donald Vick, a member of a local white supremacist hate group who was seen fighting with Vuong the previous day.
Perfect Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 4 #ad - For ben kincaid, the forests of Arkansas are a place to escape the hubbub of the courtroom and enjoy the outdoors. A defense lawyer’s newest client is a racist—but is he a killer? “Bernhardt keeps his readers coming back for more” Library Journal. No matter what it takes, Kincaid will bring justice to the backwoods, whether the inhabitants like it or not.
Hate Crime Ben Kincaid series Book 13Ballantine Books #ad - Her client’s only defense is his claim that he left his victim bludgeoned but alive. Once again, second-guess every judgment, the remarkable William Bernhardt makes us challenge every assumption, and feel the terror of the truth. In evanston, illinois, johnny christensen has built a national reputation as a sadistic bigot who beat and stabbed a gay man and left him to die.
To prove that someone else committed the actual murder, Christina needs a little bit of evidence—and a good motive to go with it. When unforeseen circumstances force Ben Kincaid to enter the trial, the defense attorney sees only one way to prove Johnny’s innocence. A novel of gut-wrenching twists and surprises, this thriller brilliantly explores the passions between lovers—and the passions behind society’s most heinous crimes.
Hate Crime Ben Kincaid series Book 13 #ad - Now, bernhardt and his crusading attorney Ben Kincaid return in a thrilling story of love, hate, and the power of a courtroom to separate deception from the truth. In tulsa, ben kincaid has built a national reputation as a stalwart defense attorney who will fight tirelessly for his clients. Bestselling author william Bernhardt is an unsurpassed master at blending psychological suspense with gripping, surprise-filled legal action.
Traveling to chicago and facing an explosion of controversy and deadly violence surrounding the trial, Christina steps into a case that is already nearly lost. When johnny’s mother comes to Ben and begs him to defend her son, he has one secret reason for saying no. But while ben turns down the case, beautiful partner, Christina McCall, his younger, does not.
Capitol Murder: A Novel Ben Kincaid series Book 14Ballantine Books #ad - The young woman’s death comes on the heels of the release of a sordid videotape depicting her and Senator Glancy in compromising positions. Senator has been caught first in a sordid sex scandal, then in a case of murder. Senate aide veronica cooper was found in a secret Senate office beneath the Capitol building, on Senator Todd Glancy’s favorite couch, blood pouring from the knife wound in her throat.
And in william bernhardt’s best novel yet, getting to the truth is an unparalleled experience in pure, satisfying suspense. In capitol murder, bernhardt’s hard-charging hero takes on his most shocking, headline-making case yet. Kincaid’s legal success has earned him a dubious reward: a journey through the looking glass into the Beltway.
Capitol Murder: A Novel Ben Kincaid series Book 14 #ad - William bernhardt’s bestselling novels featuring Oklahoma defense attorney Ben Kincaid capture the bare-knuckles reality of high-stakes criminal defense, corruption, as lofty ideals of justice clash with power, and wealth. Here, in the heart of the nation’s capital, a powerful U. S. And the crux of Senator Glancy’s innocence or guilt.
In a case that pits kincaid and his freewheeling partner Christina McCall against the brutal machinery of Washington politics, the answers they seek are hidden in a murderous maze of lies and hidden motives.