Her son's future was at stake. Jessica Brandon was the widowed mother of a crippled little boy, living on the edge of poverty. Desperate, she was willing to do almost anything to provide for her son. Chase Hamilton wanted a child, and he'd pay handsomely for the perfect surrogate mother. This was Jessica's chance to give her son financial security ad to get her artistic career under way. Everything seemed perfect, but something was missing -- the love of a man who had touched her like no other, who would walk out of her live with the baby she'd borne, never to be seen again.