A Riverview Mystery, Book Two
By Kasey Riley
Publisher: Webb Lane Enterprises
Published: August 2014
Bethany and Roger Meadows plan for a bright future, a guest camp and pack station that will cater to horse owners and adventure campers. The campgrounds, cabins, stables, and pavilion are ready, but there are no trails for the guests to explore.
Bethany and Megan venture into the woods to mark a trail, but a frightening accident brings her face to skull with a mummified corpse. She sends Megan and Kam out to guide FBI Forensic specialist David Harrison to the location of the body. After Megan leaves, an unknown shooter attempts to keep the murder a mystery.
Agent David Harrison finds when the bullets start flying Kam leads him to an abandoned cabin where they wait out the storm and the shooter. He discovers he wants to explore their shared heritage, in private.
With the evidence they uncovered in the cabin and the corpse itself, the mystery unfolds and the connections to current day become clearer. Crimes of the distant past link to crimes of the closer past and even to crimes of the present; blackmail, extortion, arson, and murder attempts link the body and some of the current residents of Riverview. David and Kam work with Megan and Aaron to uncover connections and reveal what occurred so long ago and how it might affect people in the town today.
David and Kam grow closer with each new danger, coming to appreciate the similarities in their pasts and the differences that draw them to each other. Once all the mysteries are solved, can they find a way to become a lasting couple, or will her past interfere with their future?
This book, like the first Riverview mystery, Desperate Endurance, shows the values and cohesiveness of small town and rural America. People are willing to help each other and sacrifice as needed to keep each other safe in a very rugged and unforgiving land.
Other books in the Riverview Mystery series:
A Riverview Mystery, Book One
Published: January 2014
Wrong place, wrong time.
If the sun hadn’t been blinding her as she drove, if she’d left the Indian Territory 50 ride camp on Saturday after the ride, if she wasn’t set on completing rides in each region of the AERC, hell – if she hadn’t divorced Bobby; any one of these possibilities and she would have missed witnessing the murder of Richard Meadows.
Once it happened, there was no way to go back; so Bethany had to move forward. Changing her appearance she’s trying her best to avoid the killers while she does what the dying man had begged her to do. Take the papers from his PO Box to his son, after making certain Roger was not part of the plot against him.
When she arrives in Riverview, she is accepted by the townsfolk for two reasons. First because a local recommends her and second because since her arrival, Roger Meadows is smiling.
The widower has spent the last five years grieving the loss of his young wife to cancer. Now, his protective instincts and romantic interests are stirred by the arrival of Bethany. When he discovers that two mysterious men in a black SUV are chasing her, Roger sets Bethany up in the guest cabin on his ranch to protect her. While he’s not quite certain why these men are searching for her, he feels the need to keep her safe.
Soon, attempts are made to kidnap her in broad daylight, twice; why is she important to them?
The final chase involves Bethany trying to make it to the safety of town after the mastermind attacks at the R-M. Can she make it before he catches her?
This is a story of strength, courage, and the special qualities shown in the sport of Endurance as well as showing the unique qualities of small town America. Horses and long trails; trust and support of your neighbors all feature in this suspense novel.
About the Author:
Kasey (Kim) Riley is an equestrienne with over twenty years of horse ownership, endurance riding, and rural living. Her writing reflects all of these values and experiences. Her characters are down to earth people and the situations are mostly plausible in modern day America. Her goals are to entertain her readers while exposing them to her sport as well as the possibilities of life. Her riding gives her ideas every time she mounts up and heads into the woods or out on the open trails of Oklahoma. Her competitive spirit has been dampened in the past year by her writing goals. She has mostly retired from her favorite Endurance Rides down to occasional Limited Distance and frequent trail rides with friends. Her Missouri Foxtrotting Horse is happily getting fat in the pasture while his rider sits at her computer, but that is bound to change with the coming cooler season.
She plans to continue with more books based in Riverview, CO. Some will be mysteries, maybe a romance or two, some may even use endurance again as a background for the suspense. All will feature believable characters who live normal lives and experience unusual situations. While her goal is to find an agent and publishing house, she will continue to self-publish until she finds the best person to represent her and her style of writing. Her first two novels, DESPERATE ENDURANCE and SKELETON TRAIL are being well received and the reader reviews have been great.
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