I've seen this behavior from all the major brands of SSDs out there. While people should always have good verified working backups of their data, it is even more important when it comes to SSDs since they can die without any warning as you've unfortunately found out. SSDs are much more complex than traditional hard drives and the odds of successfully recovering data yourself is much lower. If you need the data from the SSD and you don't have valid backups, then a professional data recovery service may be able to retrieve the data for you.
With this type of failure, there is no software out there that can help since the SSD isn't able to communicate properly or communicate long enough to do anything.
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