Season of Regret
by Brenda B. Dawson
The bride wore black: severe, sedate, sorrowful black. A spirited teenager, Gillian Heinrich is pregnant and abandoned by her one-time lover. Fearing the disdain for his child in their 1950’s small town, her father bribes his ranch hand, Charlie Barnes, to wed his rebellious and unwilling daughter. Charlie readily agrees, never realizing he’s sealed his own fate in the Season of Regret.