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Deadly Means

Severn River Publishing Llc

One after another the extravagant homes of Hamby are being robbed.until the unthinkable happens.

Three home invasions in a wealthy golf community have Hamby on edge. At first, only cash is taken. But with each break-in the crimes escalate. Jewelry is stolen. Victims are beaten. Then events take a deadly turn when the fourth attack leaves a young woman dead.

Shocked by the murder and desperate to stop an increasingly brazen criminal, Detective Rachel Ryder and her partner Rob Bishop are quick to take on the case.

But they soon discover that all is not glitz and glamor in this high society neighborhood. Behind mansion doors are scandals that the ritzy community is determined to hide. After all, the rich and powerful don't want the skeletons in their closets exposed to the world, let alone to Detective Rachel Ryder. And they will stop at nothing to make sure their secrets stay locked behind their lavish gates.

Strap in for the next exhilarating crime thriller in USA Today bestselling author Carolyn Ridder Aspenson's Rachel Ryder series.


Praise for Carolyn Ridder Aspenson and the Rachel Ryder series:

"Detective Rachel Ryder is smart, tough, and fearless-readers will gladly follow her through every twist." -LynDee Walker, Amazon Charts bestselling author of Fear No Truth

"Tight writing, unexpected twists, and the tough but vulnerable lead Detective Rachel Ryder will leave you eager to read the next book..." -Susan Hunter, author of Dangerous Habits

"Rachel Ryder is a new heroine on the suspense scene that you'll want to engage with again and again." -Kimberly Charleston, Books Uplift


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Author Bio
USA Today Bestselling author Carolyn Ridder Aspenson writes cozy mysteries, thrillers, and paranormal women's fiction featuring strong female leads. Her stories shine through her dialogue, which readers have praised for being realistic and compelling. Her first novel, Unfinished Business, was a Reader's Favorite and reached the top 100 books sold on Amazon. In 2021 she introduced readers to detective Rachel Ryder in Damaging Secrets. Overkill, the third book in the Rachel Ryder series was one of Thrillerfix's best thrillers of 2021. Prior to publishing, she worked as a journalist in the suburbs of Atlanta where her work appeared in multiple newspapers and magazines. Writing is only one of Carolyn's passions. She is an avid dog lover and currently babies two pit bull boxer mixes. She lives in the mountains of North Georgia as an empty nester with her husband, a cantankerous cat, and those two spoiled dogs. You can chat with Carolyn on Facebook at Carolyn Ridder Aspenson Books.