The Empathic Detective: A Mystery Thriller is a cross-genre science fiction detective thriller. In the near future, an empath named Gerald Bryce serves as a police detective in Austin, Texas. He works in homicide and is the best detective on the force, using his powers to find and arrest the bad guys.
But his latest suspect is also an empath. Not only that, she is far more powerful than he is. She can control the emotions of others, influencing them to do things for her. When he arrests her for the murder of her husband, she starts sending people out to get him.
Unbeknownst to the two of them, higher powers are watching. The feds and foreign police agencies get involved, along with the Russian mob, as the city becomes a psychic battleground.