Jennifer Moss is an author and founder of BabyNames.com. Her mystery series follows Chicago Homicide Detective Ryan Doherty, based out of the 18th District, Lincoln Park, Chicago–just north of the Loop. During the series we follow Ryan through his career solving high profile murder cases as well as his romance with psychic empath, Catharine Lulling. Ryan is assisted by his high-energy partner, Matt Di Santo, while being “visited” by his former partner, Jon Lange.
(Ryan Doherty Mystery #1)
Town Red is the first of a series of mysteries featuring Chicago Homicide Detective Ryan Doherty. After his partner is killed and girlfriend takes off, Doherty has one last chance to save his career with the double murder of ad execs Scott and Carly Redding. Ryan quickly learns that life wasn’t so lush at the Reddings’ agency, Town Red Media, where the list of ex-employees runs fifteen pages long.
At the top of this list is Catharine Lulling, a former Vice President at Town Red. Ryan becomes obsessed with Catharine from their first meeting. She is charming, intelligent, wealthy, and possesses abilities even he can’t understand. Catharine draws Ryan into her unconventional world where he will risk the case–and his career–to find out if she’s for real, or if she’s the real killer. More Info
(Ryan Doherty Mystery #2)
Detective Ryan Doherty is skeptical when motivational speaker Jessica Way walks into the squad room reporting death threats against her—especially since the threat letters appear to be in her own handwriting. But when Jessica turns up dead the next day, Ryan and his partner Matt Di Santo are put on the case. Within hours of the murder Jessica’s twelve-year-old daughter Hannah goes missing, and they turn to psychic empath Catharine Lulling for help. How far over the line is Ryan willing to go to find Hannah—and her mother’s killer? More Info
When rapper Terrico James claimed to be “mightier than Jesus,” nobody took him seriously…until someone did. Terrico’s dead body ends up nailed to a cross and Chicago Detective Ryan Doherty is on the case. Was it one of his brothers, envious of his success and bitter he didn’t share the wealth? Or Terrico’s protégé, Mandy Ross, a petulant pop star who sheds hearts like glitter in her path? With the help of his partner, Matt Di Santo, and the spirit of his dead partner, Jon, Ryan fights his way through cultural divides to find the murderer.
Catharine Lulling is ready to venture outside of her estate for her first real date with Ryan. But even her special abilities can’t save her when she reveals a secret she’s been hiding from him—one that could destroy their relationship for good. More Info