As Dana Gordon put on her new mink coat, she remembered the quizzical eyes of the young intern. To him she was nothing but an ornament — beautiful but useless. At that moment she made her decision to show him that she had the courage and will to win a place in his hard, dedicated world of medicine — even if it meant giving up her soft, glittering social world.
Staff Nurse Didi Jones was torn between enthusiasm for her interesting new job and the feeling that she ought to be “settling down” as her fiance wanted. But would there have been any problem, if she had really cared about him?
Everyone at Denley’s was wondering what the new dental surgeon would be like. But when Alison Blake learned that his name was Christopher Stevenson, she knew only too well–and her heart sank…
Lonny Morton enjoyed her work at the Craig Clinic. She liked giving any assistance she could to Mrs. Craig, a fine physical therapist. And she felt great pleasure as she watched Mrs. Craig help their patients regain the use of their injured bodies.
As someone who worked in a healing profession, Lonny knew she should not get too emotionally involved with any of the patients. But she could not help being attracted for Rich Lang, the mysterious young man who seemed reluctant to give up his crutch. If only she knew the full truth about him! Was he just pretending to be sick? Was Rich a liar? Could Lonny trust him when he said he loved her?
The thunder roared and crashed about them — but Nurse Lynn Lawrence felt that the wildness of the storm was rivaled by the frantic racing of her own thoughts.
She cast a glance at her fiance, Greg Avery. Beside him, huddled helplessly, was the pretty Dawn Evans. There was no doubt that Greg was paying a great deal of attention to comforting Dawn — too much, Lynn thought.
But there was another in the group of flood-marooned strangers. He was handsome, and smiled at Lynn in a way that sent her heart fluttering.
Surely things would right themselves once they got back to civilization. But in a disaster like this, a short time could lead to a broken-hearted eternity.