A Tribute to Marlene Campbell
He watched her across the room. It wasn’t the first time he’d noticed the smiling redhead. She’d made quite an impression on him. He’d seen her encouraging the Baldemero’s son in his schoolwork. She always had a pleasant word to say to everyone, even Sallie at the saloon. Tonight she had gone out of her way to help Maria in the kitchen while Teresa changed her dress. How was he to know Teresa was behind him with the punch bowl? Miss Marlene was one special lady and Johnny Madrid Lancer knew they were going to become good friends.