Cruel Justice (Ben Kincaid Series #5)by William Bernhardt
Leeman Hayes, a black teenager in Tulsa, is accused of brutally murdering a young woman. As attorney Ben Kincaid struggles to pull together a defense, a young boy is falling into the clutches of a child molester. Ten-year-old Abie Rutherford, lonely and desperate for approval, thinks the
"A thoroughly entertaining page-turner."
Leeman Hayes, a black teenager in Tulsa, is accused of brutally murdering a young woman. As attorney Ben Kincaid struggles to pull together a defense, a young boy is falling into the clutches of a child molester. Ten-year-old Abie Rutherford, lonely and desperate for approval, thinks the handsome, smiling stranger in the baseball cap might be that friend he has longed for.
When Abie Rutherford vanishes without a trace one hot summer day, Ben Kincaid, like everyone else in Tulsa, fears the worst. Then a bone-chilling discovery compels Ben to forge a link between the missing boy and the seemingly hopeless case of Leeman Hayes--thereby igniting the fuse for the most explosive courtroom case of Ben's career.
"An enthralling murder mystery . . . The ending is both surprising and explosive."
--The Sunday Oklahoman
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William Bernhardt made his debut as a novelist with Primary Justice, a bestseller that launched what Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine called "one of the best new series going." Bernhardt's subsequent novels include Blind Justice, Deadly Justice, Perfect Justice (which won the Oklahoma Book Award), Cruel Justice, and Double Jeopardy. His most recent novel is Naked Justice.
As an attorney, William Bernhardt has received several awards for his public service, and (in 1993) he was named one of the top twenty-five young lawyers in the nation. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with his wife, Kirsten, and their children, Harry and Alice.
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This book is by far the most interesting,intense book I've read in a very long time. I couldn't put it down until i was done reading it. Many , many twists in the characters and plot. Every time you try to solve the case, theres always a twist added which makes it more interesting. Absolutely shocking ending to the book. Definitely worth your time to read this. Thoroughly enjoyed it, can't wait to read more from this series.
Right from the moment i opened the book, i was hooked in. I love the description, plot and setting, and the realism this book gives. You can just feel the thrill as you turn the pages. I couldn't put the book down. Definitely an amazing novel worth reading.