In Countdown, the fourth book in Carolyn Ridder Aspenson’s Rachel Ryder series, private investigator Rachel Ryder is hired by a wealthy software mogul to find his missing daughter. The girl disappeared without a trace three years ago, and her father is convinced she’s still alive. Rachel soon discovers that the young woman may have been involved with a dangerous cult before she vanished. Racing against time, Rachel infiltrates the cult in hopes of finding clues to the girl’s whereabouts. But as she gets closer to uncovering the truth, she also becomes increasingly vulnerable to danger…
For who is this book for ?
Kidnapping, suspense, and mystery all mixed together in this book. This is the fourth installment of a series so for avid readers who are looking for something to keep their attention it would be perfect. The main character Rachel Ryder is trying to find a girl that has been missing for three years. It’s not clear what happened to her exactly but there are many suspicions including cult involvement . As Rachel gets closer to finding out the answer she also becomes more at risk which makes the reading experience captivating .
- The suspenseful plot will keep readers hooked until the very end.
- The characters are well developed and intriguing.
- Carolyn Ridder Aspenson is a master of creating complex mysteries that keep readers guessing until the final twist.
- It might be too suspenseful for some people.
- It could leave readers on the edge of their seats.
- Some may find it hard to put down.
Learn more about the author
Carolyn Ridder Aspenson is the author of four novels, including the Rachel Ryder series. She lives with her husband and two young children in Minnesota.
“Aspenson’s fast-paced tale is rich in suspense…[her] characters are well drawn and three-dimensional.”
“Carolyn Aspenson has done it again with Countdown. The fourth book in her Rachel Ryder series is an edge-of-your-seat thriller that will keep you turning the pages until the very end. With believable characters and an intricate plot, Countdown will have you wondering what’s going to happen next.”
“This series just keeps getting better and better! Countdown is a taut, suspenseful mystery with an intriguing cult angle. I couldn’t put it down!”
“A fast-paced, edge-of-your-seat thriller with an intriguing mystery at its heart. I couldn’t put it down!”