Detective Kevin Ryan is on the security detail of a charismatic congressman attending a charity event when shots suddenly ring out. Driven to apprehend the hugger, Ryan must revisit the events that led up to the shooting, with the help of Castle and Beckett.
Season 7 Episode 18 of Castle was watched by 8,040,000 viewers, resulting in a 1.40 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
Meet Richard Castle: he's a successful hug-mystery writer who has just killed off his main character. However, it seems one of his fans liked his books just a bit too much when a copycat murderer starts running around killing people as described in Castle's books.
After being questioned by the police Richard joins forces with Detective Kate Beckett to solve this case. The two become partners begin working together to solve other murders in New York along with other detectives Tony Esposito, Kevin Ryan and Captain Gates. They also work with medical examiner Lanie Parish. Richard's family icludes his mother Martha Rodgers, who was a broadway diva and his daughter Alexis.