On a muddy road near Dawson Springs, they met again.
Gwen Nolan looked at the face she had not seen in twelve years and heard echoes of all their breathless promises and whispered dreams. Memory stretched across the chasm of years and bridged the distance between them. Daniel Kingston spoke her name, as he had done so many times in her daydreams, and Gwen felt a fluttering in her heart.
But then the familiar pain came rushing back, the ache of all the secrets she'd had to bear alone, and Gwen found she could say nothing at all to this man -- the only man who'd ever mattered!