Please recommend askDavid.com
   using these social sharing buttons:
David

Books:  

  

    

  book details  

  preview  

  books by D. R. Bailey  

  updates  

   

 

Book: The Innocent Killing (Bernadette Mackenna Cases Book 1) by D. R. Bailey

Book: The Innocent Killing (Bernadette Mackenna Cases Book 1) by D. R. Bailey

categories: Book, Same Sex Romance, Courtroom Drama, LGBT Legal, Ireland, Legal Drama




D. R. Bailey

Author D. R. Baileyabout this book: Having published four crime novels in the past year, D.R. Bailey has now ventured into the courtroom with "The Innocent Killing." D.R. Bailey has taken a character from one of his crime novels and given her her very own series. Introducing Bernadette Mackenna, successful top criminal barrister practicing law in Dublin from her own firm. Bernadette is a feisty tough lady in the courtroom but at the same time has a softcore of vulnerability and insecurity the public doesn't get to see.

In this first gripping novel of the series, Bernadette is faced with two challenges, one in her personal life and the other her professional one. The victim of a kidnap has killed her kidnapper and is charged with murder. Getting her client acquitted is going to take all the skill Bernadette has and even she isn't certain she can do it. At the same time, she makes a new conquest who might perhaps become her new girlfriend. Will Bernadette overcome her own insecurities to allow love to flourish? Bailey's novel delivers on all fronts, with great characters and an engaging, intriguing storyline.

Bailey likes to push the boundaries and is a big supporter of LGBTQ+ rights. Bernadette's character was perfect for a foray into this genre and Bailey's novels always contain strong romantic themes which are also central to this first novel. Bailey makes his characters believable and we enjoy their warp and weft of their lives. This new series is a great complementary addition to Bailey's DI Gallway novels. Bailey's fans will enjoy this outing, the first of many more to come. Bailey's novels have great appeal in Ireland and beyond.


preview: read a sample from this book

what to read next: if you read and liked this book...



Learn more about this book


Other books by D. R. Bailey

The Cardinal Transgressions (DI Gallway Investigates Book 4) by D. R. Bailey
The Mass Murders (DI Gallway Investigates Book 3) by D. R. Bailey
The Deathbed Confession (DI Gallway Investigates Book 2) by D R Bailey
The Confessional Killings (DI Gallway Investigates Book 1) by D R Bailey






This book on




Comments





Recommendations








Books:  

  







More Reviews

   • Book Review: The Burning Gavel by Norman Shabel
   • Book Review: A Game of Proof (The trials of Sarah Newby) by Tim Vicary



  show list of all published reviews | subscribe to the feed


Home | Contact | Legal Notice | Impressum Book Promotion | Do you like askDavid.com? | Boost Your Karma

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.