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.
Extreme Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 7 #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.
Naked Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 6MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - A lawyer must defend a mayor accused of murdering his family: “Bernhardt again proves himself master of the courtroom drama” Library Journal. 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.
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. With his winning smile, acting experience, and history as one of the best quarterbacks Oklahoma University has ever seen, Wally Barrett had no trouble becoming Tulsa’s first black mayor.
Naked Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 6 #ad - . One afternoon at an ice cream parlor, a dozen people watch as he nearly hits his wife during an argument about their children. That same night, a neighbor calls the police after hearing screams from inside the mayor’s house. But this perfect politician has a dark side, too. The only person willing to defend him is Ben Kincaid, a struggling defense lawyer with a history of winning impossible cases.
Dark Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 8MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - When he learns that the perfectly healthy cat is to be euthanized, Kincaid breaks into the bookstore, planning a rescue. A lawyer defends an animal rights activist accused of killing a lumberjack: “A superb legal thriller and wonderfully riveting read” Booklist. 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 - 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. Six years earlier, kincaid got him acquitted on charges of breaking and entering, and now Zakin needs his help again. The trouble all begins when Ben Kincaid meets Margery.
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 - 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.
Silent Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 9 #ad - Leukemia is a terrible disease but also, thankfully, a rare one. 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. 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.
But though the odds are stacked against him, Kincaid will risk everything to win a settlement and make sure that no more children die. To prove such a spectacular claim could cost millions, and no law firm is willing to take on such an expense.
Cruel Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 5MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - He needs fast money, and a quick-and-dirty personal injury suit could do the job. Wonderfully diverting reading” Booklist. A routine personal injury case leads a lawyer into a decade-old murder mystery: “A superb legal thriller. . . Finding the abductor and could mean saving lives—Leeman’s, the kidnapped child’s, and those of the countless victims to come.
Cruel Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 5 #ad - His prospective client hopes to rescue his son—a twenty-eight-year-old with the mind of a child. 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. But what looks like a sure-fire case turns out to be something far more complicated.
Ben kincaid’s air-conditioner is on the fritz, and his sister has just disappeared, his staff is on half-pay, leaving him holding her baby. 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.
Murder One Ben Kincaid series Book 10MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #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. 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. Every instrument in the state’s justice system is turned against him, but Kincaid isn’t worried.
Murder One Ben Kincaid series Book 10 #ad - 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. He’s faced worse odds before. Amazing . . . Outstanding . . . 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.
As the city’s workforce stares, the police realize something terrible: The victim is one of their own. It is one of the most gruesome murders Oklahoma has ever seen.
Perfect Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 4MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - 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. No matter what it takes, Kincaid will bring justice to the backwoods, whether the inhabitants like it or not. 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. For ben kincaid, the forests of Arkansas are a place to escape the hubbub of the courtroom and enjoy the outdoors.
Perfect Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 4 #ad - 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 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.
Criminal Intent Ben Kincaid series Book 11Ballantine Books #ad - With the blood of the victim. As father beale declares his innocence, Ben and his team feverishly work to build a defense that will deliver the man of God from a date with the death chamber. And smack in the middle of the explosive case is Tulsa attorney Ben Kincaid. Kincaid rescued Father Daniel Beale once before.
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.
Criminal Intent Ben Kincaid series Book 11 #ad - But as father beale struggles to escape the shadow of suspicion, another woman is savagely slaughtered. When a priest with radical ideas and a parish council with traditional values lock horns over the beliefs they hold most sacred, there’s bound to be controversy—and consequences. In his heart and in his gut, Ben knows Father Beale is innocent.
But murder crosses the line between committing a sin and committing a crime, turning a battle over faith into a battle for justice. Benedict’s. And this time, Ben himself discovers Beale literally red-handed.
Deadly Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 3MysteriousPress.com/Open Road #ad - The client’s name: Ben Kincaid. So when the state’s largest corporation, the Apollo Consortium, offers him six figures to join them as in-house counsel, he can’t turn down the pay raise. But if the apollo partners think they’ve hired a legal stooge, they’re wrong. Kincaid is a bloodhound, determined to sniff out the truth no matter the cost.
As kincaid tries to fit in at his new offices, a serial killer stalks Tulsa, luring young women into his car before chopping them into bits. Since he fled the dehumanizing tedium of corporate law, working cases strictly related to the three Ds: divorce, deeds, Ben Kincaid has scratched out a living on the rough side of Tulsa, and dog bites.
Deadly Justice Ben Kincaid series Book 3 #ad - . A struggling tulsa lawyer accepts a six-figure job—but the price may far outweigh the pay: “Bernhardt just gets better and better” The Daily Oklahoman. But these horrors pale in comparison to the infighting at Apollo. And when he comes out on the wrong side of a turf war, Kincaid finds himself defending a hapless loser against a murder charge.
Death Row: A Novel Ben Kincaid series Book 12Ballantine Books #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. Until the prosecution’s star witness—the lone survivor of the slaughter—took the stand.
But in spite of the grisly, tabloid-ready details of the sensational case, Ben’s deft defense against a lack of hard evidence and improper police procedure made an acquittal all but certain. And sealed Ray Goldman’s fate. Seven years later, Goldman’s date with the death chamber is at hand. All ben has to do is prove it.
Death Row: A Novel Ben Kincaid series Book 12 #ad - . She was a victim of murder— silenced by the same killer who butchered her family. Just as suddenly, this near-miraculous turn of events turns tragic: Erin is discovered dead, an apparent suicide. The seemingly mild-mannered industrial chemist was charged with a staggeringly brutal crime: the torture and massacre of an entire suburban Tulsa family.
Crime will never pay. But seconds before the lethal injection, an eleventh-hour reprieve halts the execution—and launches Ben on a race against time to overturn Ray Goldman’s conviction.
Hate Crime Ben Kincaid series Book 13Ballantine Books #ad - Once again, second-guess every judgment, the remarkable William Bernhardt makes us challenge every assumption, and feel the terror of the truth. 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. 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.
Hate Crime Ben Kincaid series Book 13 #ad - . 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. 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.
Bestselling author william Bernhardt is an unsurpassed master at blending psychological suspense with gripping, surprise-filled legal action. But ben’s plan means luring a killer out of the woodwork—even though he may kill again. Her client’s only defense is his claim that he left his victim bludgeoned but alive.