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Author William BernhardtWilliam Bernhardt is the bestselling author of more than forty books, including the blockbuster Ben Kincaid series of novels, the historical novel Nemesis: The Final Case of Eliot Ness, currently being adapted into an NBC miniseries, a book of poetry (The White Bird), and a series of books on fiction writing. In addition, Bernhardt founded the Red Sneaker Writing Center, hosting writing workshops and small-group seminars and becoming one of the most in-demand writing instructors in the nation. His monthly eBlast, The Red Sneaker Writers Newsletter, reaches over twenty thousand people.

Bernhardt is the only writer to have received the Southern Writers Guild's Gold Medal Award, the Royden B. Davis Distinguished Author Award (University of Pennsylvania) and the H. Louise Cobb Distinguished Author Award (Oklahoma State), which is given "in recognition of an outstanding body of work that has profoundly influenced the way in which we understand ourselves and American society at large." In addition to his novels, he has written plays, a musical (book and music), humor, nonfiction, children books, biography, poetry, and puzzles.

A former trial attorney, Bernhardt has received several awards for his pro bono work and public service. In 1994, Barrister Magazine named him one of the top 25 young lawyers in America.

In his spare time, he has enjoyed surfing, digging for dinosaurs, trekking through the Himalayas, paragliding, scuba diving, caving, zip-lining over the canopy of the Costa Rican rain forest, jumping out of an airplane at 10,000 feet, and in 2013, becoming a Jeopardy champion. OSU named him "Oklahoma's Renaissance Man".

He lives in Oklahoma with his wife Lara and their children.

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His website: www.williambernhardt.com
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Nemesis
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Capitol Conspiracy
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Capitol Threat
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Strip Search
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Dark Eye
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Bernhardt, William - Capitol Conspiracy (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Capitol Conspiracy | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2008 NY: Random House Publishing  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Bernhardt, William - Capitol Murder (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Capitol Murder | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2006 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Bernhardt, William - Capitol Offense (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Capitol Offense | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2009 NY: Ballantine Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Bernhardt, William - Capitol Offense (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Capitol Offense | Signed First Edition Book

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Bernhardt, William - Capitol Threat (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Capitol Threat | Signed First Edition Book

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Bernhardt, William - Criminal Intent (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Criminal Intent | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2002 NY: Ballantine  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Bernhardt, William - Criminal Intent (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Criminal Intent | Signed First Edition Book

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Bernhardt, William - Cruel Justice (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Cruel Justice | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1996  NY: Ballantine   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Bernhardt, William - Dark Eye (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Dark Eye | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2005 NY: Ballantine  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Bernhardt, William - Death Row (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Death Row | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2003 NY: Ballantine  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Bernhardt, William - Double Jeopardy (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Double Jeopardy | Signed First Edition Book

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Bernhardt, William - Extreme Justice  (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Extreme Justice | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1998 NY: Ballantine  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Bernhardt, William - Final Round (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Final Round | Signed First Edition Book

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Bernhardt, William - Hate Crime (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Hate Crime | Signed First Edition Book

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Bernhardt, William - Midnight Before Christmas, The (First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Midnight Before Christmas, The | First Edition Book

1998 NY: Ballantine  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket.

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Bernhardt, William - Murder One (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Murder One | Signed First Edition Book

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Bernhardt, William - Naked Justice (First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Naked Justice | First Edition Book

1997 NY: Ballantine  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket.

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Bernhardt, William | Natural Suspect | Signed First Edition Book Bernhardt, William | Natural Suspect | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2001 NY: Ballantine Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed William Bernhardt, John Lescroart, Brad Meltzer, Philip Margolin, and Lawrence Shames.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Natural Suspect devised by William Bernhardt (Signed First Edition Book) Bernhardt, William | Natural Suspect | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2001 NY: Ballantine Books First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by William Bernhardt.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Bernhardt, William - Nemesis (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Nemesis | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  January 2009 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Bernhardt, William - Strip Search (Signed First Edition) Bernhardt, William | Strip Search | Signed First Edition Book

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William Bernhardt Bibliography


Ben Kincaid Series

  1. Primary Justice - 1991
  2. Blind Justice - 1992
  3. Deadly Justice - 1993
  4. Perfect Justice - 1994
  5. Cruel Justice - 1996
  6. Naked Justice - 1997
  7. Extreme Justice - 1998
  8. Dark Justice - 1999
  9. Silent Justice - 2000
  10. Murder One - 2001
  11. Criminal Intent - 2002
  12. Death Row - 2003
  13. Hate Crime - 2004
  14. Capitol Murder - 2006
  15. Capitol Threat - 2007
  16. Capitol Conspiracy - 2008
  17. Capitol Offense - 2009
  18. Capitol Betrayal - 2010

Shine Series

  1. Shine: A Novel - 2015

Stand-Alone Novels

  • Double-Jeopardy - 1996
  • The Midnight Before Christmas - 1998
  • Final Round - 2003
  • Dark Eye - 2006
  • Strip Search - 2008 (Sequel to Dark Eye)
  • Nemesis - 2009
  • The Code of Buddyhood - 2013
  • The Game Master - 2015

Poetry

  • The White Bird - 2013

The Red Sneaker Writers Book Series - Non-Fiction

  1. Story Structure: The Key to Successful Fiction (The Red Sneaker Writers Book Series Volume 1) - 2013
  2. Creating Character: Bringing Your Story to Life (The Red Sneaker Writers Book Series Volume 2) - 2013
  3. Perfecting Plot: Charting the Hero's Journey (Red Sneaker Writers Book Volume 3) - 2013
  4. Dynamic Dialogue: Letting Your Story Speak (The Red Sneaker Writers Books Volume 4) - 2014
  5. Sizzling Style: Every Word Matters (Red Sneaker Writers Book Series Volume 5) - 2014
  6. Powerful Premise: Writing the Irresistible (Red Sneaker Writers Book Series Volume 6) - 2014

Anthologies edited by William Bernhardt

  • Legal Briefs - 1998
  • Natural Suspect - 2001

For Young Readers

  • Equal Justice: The Courage of Ada Sipuel - 2006
  • Pricness Alice and the Dreadful Dragon - 2007

William Bernhard Awards

  • Southern Writers Guild’s Gold Medal Award
  • Royden B. Davis Distinguished Author Award (University of Pennsylvania)
  • H. Louise Cobb Distinguished Author Award (Oklahoma State)

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