Ray Ryder began writing fiction in 2002.  He is currently the author of two novels:  The Rockwater Mountain Murders, and The Spirit of Whiskey River, both of which are available through Xlibris Publishers and all major on-line booksellers. He is currently working on a third killerbook (untitled as of yet) and also has written a collection of short stories called Corridors to Christmas. (Nobody gets killed here).  In addition to writing he enjoys belonging to the Sarasota Florida Fiction Writers, the Sarasota Authors Connection and the Florida Writers Association.