When this odd couple signs up to be extras in a fitness video, it’s lights, camera… murder. Sho Tanaka is desperate for normalcy. Uncomfortably getting by in a tiny Texas town after prescription drugs cost him his job, the last thing the disgraced nurse needs is a former tween TV star roping him into more trouble. But his chance for inner peace evaporates when a cocky physical trainer he confronts keels over and drops dead. Levi Blue is determined that his best days aren’t behind him. Pushing himself to train for a triathlon to start checking off his bucket list, the ex-child actor is delighted when a suspicious death at the gym turns the spotlight back on his amateur sleuthing skills. So when the prime suspect appeals for his personal help in clearing their name, he pulls in his reluctant sidekick and starts hunting down clues. As Sho struggles with his own past trauma triggering his PTSD, he makes a key connection that only thickens the plot. And as a complex web leads Levi to uncover dirty laundry between the victim and a local exercise personality, his television-detective instincts tell him the culprit may be about to strike again… Will Sho and Levi’s heavy lifting unmask a murderer before more bodies hit the mat? Aerobics Can Be Deadly is the rousing first book in The Bucket List cozy mystery series. If you like quirky characters, fits of laughter, and clever crime-solving, then you’ll love Ryan Rivers’s heart-pumping whodunit.