About the author

Carolyn Ridder Aspenson

<p> A native of Indiana, Carolyn spent a good portion of her youth and adult life in the northwest Chicago suburbs, where she dabbled in the health and fitness industry until finally landing a full time career in insurance.&nbsp; Not liking the cold, gray winters of Chicagoland, Carolyn moved to a bright and sunny suburb outside of Atlanta, Georgia.&nbsp; She started her professional journalism career in Cumming, Georgia, where she continues to work as a freelance writer for various media outlets including print and Internet publications.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> A life long fitness enthusiast, Carolyn writes a monthly column for Northside Woman, an Appen News monthly magazine.</p> <p> Carolyn enjoys reading, but considers herself a genre snob, reading mostly mysteries and some chick lit.&nbsp; She loves to read Harlan Coben, Robert Crais and the late Robert Parker, whom she feels was the &lsquo;most incredible writer ever&rsquo;.</p> <p> Married since 1998 to her &lsquo;hottie hubby&rsquo;, she is the mother of three children and two very old, very high maintenance dogs.</p> <p> Carolyn doesn&rsquo;t see ghosts, but swears she would be okay with it as long it was during the day.</p> <p> Keep in touch with Carolyn by visiting her website at www.carolynridderaspenson.com</p>