She found pride — and romance — in her work among the poor.
Nurse Andrea Drake had grown up without parents. An orphan, she felt special sympathy for the lonely, the sick, the needy. Her work at a settlement house in the city’s worst slum area brought Andrea a fulfillment she’d dreamt of.
But when a new surgeon was appointed, Andrea found herself embroiled in an old tangle, for he was the doctor who had once fired her from an important nursing assignment.
The stage was set for, yes, another clash between the successful, experienced surgeon and the dedicated young nurse — and only brilliant Dr. Steve Jordan stood between them…
by Peggy Gaddis (1959)