THE SAOIRSE REILLY SERIES
Below are the titles for Jo Denning's series of supernatural crime thrillers starring Saoirse Reilly. Learn the reading order and buy the books!
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He was fresh and lovely and wicked.
I was desperate for him.
Over two millennia before the events of Dead Blood City... Traitor tells the tale of Bua, consort to a daoine sidhe king. Lonely and neglected, she begins an affair with the heir of a neighboring clan. She is then caught up in a nefarious scheme that threatens her love, her clan, and even her life.
Will she survive?
Many thanks to Alice Alinari for the beautiful cover image.
SHATTERED CITY, #0.5
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Explore the stories before the story of Dead Blood City in this collection. Follow Saoirse Reilly and others across five supernatural tales of mystery, romance, and horror.
"He gazed up at me like I was fashioned from dreams and sunlight. I felt like a goddess."
A young woman embarks on a sensuous journey to adulthood with a stranger in the woods.
"I was faking it, hoping to make it and praying the people I loved wouldn’t realize I was a trauma chaser. I’d gotten a taste of pain and death and chaos in the desert—wolfed it down until I choked."
A veteran learns not all dangers lurk overseas.
"Blood red eyes, dappled with morning dew, stared back at me. They held no remorse even as greedy limbs stuffed human flesh into its mouthparts."
A detective gets lost in another world while investigating a ritual murder.
DEAD BLOOD CITY, #1
Secretly psychic Detective Saoirse Reilly has just returned to duty after killing a man. Her shrink might be convinced she doesn’t want to die but she’s not. Disrupting Reilly’s plan to end her life is the kidnapping of Delaney Bascom on the eve of the blood moon.
Even psychics can get blindsided.
This case isn’t what it seems and Reilly may not be the only supernatural freak in Boston.
Reilly will have to face her own demons and a family of ancient monsters if she hopes to bring the girl home alive. Domenico Alderisi, a club owner with a bad habit, is determined to stand in her way. And he’s stronger than he looks. But Reilly has the dubious support of Emrys Somerled, a forensic psychologist with a cellar full of secrets and the magic touch.
The blood moon is coming.
Will Reilly save the girl and find a reason to live?
Find out in this urban fantasy meets gritty noir detective novel featuring imperfect heroes and slow burn dark romance with beautiful monsters who can’t be trusted.
HUSH HUSH CITY, #2
Available Summer 2023
In the thrilling continuation of the Saoirse Reilly series, Reilly is forced to navigate the precarious state of vrykolakas politics in her hometown of Boston. All while investigating the dysfunctional family of a recently murdered blueblood and learning to control her own burgeoning supernatural abilities. Reilly must decide who to trust and if she can even trust herself. Afterall, silence is painful but breaking it can kill.