Appalachia, detectives, drug traffic, man-women relationships, mystery, nature, North Carolina, park rangers, poisoning, sheriffs
Rash, with his evocative prose and poetry, takes the reader to the Appalachian hills of his native North Carolina. He combines suspense with observations and insights, and tells a disquieting tale about the characters’ attachment to the land even as they abuse its beauty.
“[Above the Waterfall is] as rich and moving as his best. If you like detective novels, the plot twists are dizzying enough to keep you guessing. Fan or not, you’re going to find this one hard to put down.” (Charleston Post & Courier)