Nurse Abby Monroe is intrigued by the aloof, handsome consultant Nick Tremayne. When they work together at the physical-rehabilitation unit, she begins to see the dedicated, caring physician behind his reserve. Abby realizes she is in real danger of losing her heart to this man. But Nick bears the scars of his past, and has been keeping a secret for months. As his feelings for Abby grow, he is forced to confront the truth, knowing he must tell her the real reason why he returned. But that means possibly losing the one woman he has ever truly loved.