Ralph McInerny
1929-2010
 

Ralph Matthew McInerny was a professor of medieval studies at Notre Dame University. He is the creator of:
1. 'Father Dowling', Roman Catholic priest and amateur sleuth.
2. 'Andrew Broom', attorney in Wyler, Indiana.
3. 'Roger and Philip Knight', professor and private investigator.
4. 'Mary Teresa Dempsey', nun in Chicago, Illinois (Under the pseudonym Monica Quill).
He also wrote under the pseudonym 'Edward Mackin'.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Father Dowling' Novels
 1) Her Death of Cold  1977
 2) The Seventh Station  1977
 3) Bishop As Pawn  1978
 4) Lying Three  1979
 5) Second Vespers  1980
 6) Thicker Than Water  1981
 7) A Loss of Patients  1982
 8) The Grass Widow  1983
 9) Getting a Way with Murder  1984
10) Rest in Pieces  1985
11) The Basket Case  1987
12) Abracadaver (UK Title: Sleight of Body)  1989
13) Four on the Floor (Novelets)  1990
14) Judas Priest  1991
15) Desert Sinner  1992
16) Seed of Doubt  1993
17) A Cardinal Offense  1994
18) The Tears of Things  1996
19) Grave Undertakings  2000
20) Triple Pursuit  2001
21) Prodigal Father  2002
22) Last Things  2003
23) Requiem for a Realtor  2004
24) Blood Ties  2005
25) The Prudence of Flesh  2006
26) The Widow's Mate  2007
27) Ash Wednesday  2008
28) The Wisdom of Father Dowling  2009
29) Stained Glass  2009
'Andrew Broom' Novels
 1) Cause and Effect  1987
 2) Body and Soil  1989
 3) Savings and Loam  1990
 4) Mom and Dead  1994
 5) Law and Ardor  1995
 6) Heirs and Parents  2000
'Roger and Philip Knight' Novels
 1) Easeful Death  1991
 2) On This Rockne  1997
 3) Lack of the Irish  1998
 4) Irish Tenure  1999
 5) The Book of Kills  2000
 6) Emerald Aisle  2001
 7) Celt and Pepper  2002
 8) Irish Coffee  2003
 9) Green Thumb  2004
10) Irish Gilt  2005
11) The Letter Killeth  2006
12) Irish Alibi  2007
13) The Green Revolution  2008
14) Good Knights (short stories)  2009
15) Sham Rock  2010
Other Novels
 1) Romanesque  1978
 2) The Noonday Devil  1985
 3) Frigor Mortis  1989
 4) The Search Committee  1991
 5) Infra Dig  1992
 6) The Red Hat  1998
 7) Still Life  2000
 8) Sub Rosa  2001
 9) As Good As Dead  2002
10) The Ablative Case  2003
11) Slattery  2004
12) The Third Revelation  2009
13) Relic of Time  2009
'As Monica Quill'
 1) Not a Blessed Thing!  1981
 2) Let Us Pray  1982
 3) And Then There Was Nun  1984
 4) Nun of the Above  1985
 5) Sine Qua Nun  1986
 6) The Veil of Ignorance  1988
 7) Sister Hood  1991
 8) Nun Plussed  1993
 9) Half Past Nun  1997
10) Death Takes the Veil  2001
As 'Edward Mackin'
 1) The Nominative Case  1990

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