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?
Difficult Patient, The
by Lucy Bowdler (1984)