Virginia is for Mysteries, Volume II
Rosemary's short story, "Down by the River," is available in Virginia is for Mysteries II
In Down by the River, Melody Harold reveals long-held secrets from 1972 and the summer she was almost seventeen. Melody struggles with her mentally ill mother and works at a clothing store after school. Her only friend is Chad, a young man who works at the drug store. Chad’s engaged to be married, and Melody views him as an older brother. He volunteers to help Melody apply for scholarships to college so that she can realize her dream of becoming a department store buyer. But what are Chad’s real motives?