Book Author: Aime Austin

Double Jeopardy

A cold case is not a closed case…

Being the scion of the most powerful family in the state of Ohio and one of the most eligible bachelors in the tri-county area is harder than it looks. Tom Brody’s most important job is not prosecuting major crimes, but upholding his family name. When the crime of the decade comes to light, he is torn between his duty to the law and the secrets he needs to keep.

Casey Cort is back at the defense table. In her first trial, she comes up against her former fiancé. Tom is as corrupt as she remembers, but she’s still keeping his confidences. Because if she takes Tom Brody down, her client goes with him…

In this continuation of the Casey Cort series, Aime Austin—a former trial lawyer in Cleveland—weaves a tale that blends the best of today’s top legal thrillers with the heart and soul of women’s fiction, in a story ripped from real-world headlines.

 

Toxic Tort

Coming Soon in 2020!

Book Nine in the Casey Cort Crime Fiction Series. Aime Austin—a former trial lawyer in Cleveland—weaves a tale that blends the best of today’s top legal thrillers with the heart and soul of women’s fiction, in a story ripped from real-world headlines.

No Child Left Behind

When the past is prologue…

Peter Cort has done everything right: worked until retirement, provided a better future for his daughter, loves his wife, still volunteers for his parish. So why is a past he thought was dead and buried coming back to haunt him?

Lulu Mueller has done something very wrong. She is in love with a married man and their relationship is no longer a secret. Now that he’s leaving his wife, Lulu has to determine if it was his unavailability that attracted her. She may be ready to let go, but he isn’t…

For what feels like the hundredth time, Casey Cort is on the verge of getting everything she’s ever dreamed. A solid career. Marriage to a guy who’s good on paper. Now that she’s close to realizing her future, she’s starting to wonder what if all she’s dreamed isn’t all she wants?

When all three embark on a journey to uncover secrets of the past, they have to decide what’s truly important.

In this installment of the Casey Cort Crime Fiction Series. Aime Austin—a former trial lawyer in Cleveland—weaves a tale that blends the best of today’s top legal thrillers with the heart and soul of women’s fiction, in a story ripped from real-world headlines.

The Right to Life

What wouldn’t a mother do for her child?

Ready to start a new practice free from the stress and moral ambiguity of criminal law, Casey Cort accepts lucrative referrals from the Hudson Adoption Agency. But when she’s ready to finalize a client’s first adoption, she learns the child’s origins aren’t all they seem.

After escaping a brutal home life, Alile Rubidari is denied asylum in Britain. To avoid being deported to Africa, she ventures into the shady world of illegal au pairs… And discovers that her new young charge may be the child stolen from her. Without family, money, or legal status, Alile has no means to fight for her daughter. And the ambitious surgeon who claims to be the little girl’s adoptive mother is fighting to keep her at all costs.

Caught in a battle of Biblical proportions, Casey prays for the wisdom of Solomon because both women will do anything for their daughter, but a judge can only choose one mother.

In this continuation of the Casey Cort series, Aime Austin—a former trial lawyer in Cleveland—weaves a tale that blends the best of today’s top legal thrillers with the heart and soul of women’s fiction, in a story ripped from real-world headlines.

Conflict of Interest

Troy Duncan has just two worries on his mind: how he is going to give his two young children and fiancé a Christmas they deserve and whether his job at a struggling restaurant will last through the winter. As he leaves work early on another slow night, he runs into something that changes his life forever.

Cleveland Police Officer Marc Baldwin has been on the job for more than two decades, risking his life every day to keep the city streets safe for others. One cold night in December, he gets a routine call to break up drug activity in the newly popular Flats district, but what happens there is anything but routine, as circumstances prompt Marc to draw—and use—his service weapon.

Attorney Casey Cort is finally changing her life for the better. After an uplifting year of pro bono adoption work under her belt, she is hoping to start a practice free of the emotional turmoil and problems of criminal defense and divorce. Easier said than done, particularly when a new, high-profile referral comes from a most unlikely source. Once again, Casey finds herself in the middle of a major controversy—and a city on the verge of riot.

In this continuation of the Casey Cort series, Aime Austin—a former trial lawyer in Cleveland—weaves another tale that blends the best of today’s top legal thrillers with the heart and soul of women’s fiction, in a story ripped from real-world headlines.

In Plain Sight

Struggling to pull together the pieces of her life after another falling out with Ohio’s most powerful political dynasty, Casey Cort turns her attention toward her budding relationship with rising assistant U.S. Attorney Miles Siegel. Things come to an abrupt halt when circumstances catapult them onto the scene of a horrific crime.

Miles investigates the identity of an unlikely criminal mastermind, known on the street as Sledge Hammer. Meanwhile Casey discovers she may hold the key to solve the crime—and to the freedom of innocent women and children in the sex trafficking ring. Can Miles and Casey put the clues together to solve the mystery before the trail runs cold?

In this continuation of the Casey Cort series, Aime Austin—a former trial lawyer in Cleveland—weaves a tale that blends the best of today’s top legal thrillers with the heart and soul of women’s fiction, in a story ripped from real-world headlines.