In San Francisco's prestigious Fielding Medical Center, Dr. Roger Janek was known as a brilliant, dedicated specialist in teh operating room. But in his private life, he was locked in mourning for his beautiful wife, Kerri, who had died of a tragic illness. One of the nurses by Kerri's bedside had been lovely, deeply caring Judy Povalski. Judy's heart went out to the doctor's grief, but she tried not to let herselft feel more for him. Judy had been betrayed by a doctor once, and vowed never to risk that pain a second time.