The Happiest Place

Book Cover: The Happiest Place. A Short Story by Cheri Baker. A spooky looking amusement park against a deep green sky.
Jack, a single father, takes his two young daughters on a road trip under the shadow of an apocalyptic threat. Haunted by his past and struggling under the weight of a terrible secret, he’ll travel deep into California’s redwood forest and toward a new understanding of love, loss, and family.

Speculative fiction, 9400 words