Louis Kincaid is the featured character in a series of mystery/thriller novels by P.J. Parrish. Louis is a mixed race cop who started out working in Mississippi in 1983 before moving onto Michigan and then Florida. After that, he becomes a private investigator.
P.J. Parrish is the collective pseudonym of sisters Kristy Montee and Kelly Nichols, who write mystery and thrillers. The authors are New York Times and USA Today Bestsellers and have won numerous awards, including two Shamus, one Anthony and an International Thriller competition. Together, they write the Louis Kincaid series.