Under the Rocks by James Noll
Approx. 7,680 words.
Published on April 12, 2011.
Every summer, thousands of people flock to the Rappahannock River, swimming, picnicking, and frolicking in the water. And every year, dozens of people drown in its churling depths.
Some say alcohol's a factor; some believe it's plain carelessness. More often than not, most people say, it's just a horrible accident.
But they're wrong.
And Jason Riddle's about to find out just how wrong.