The tragedy at Tall Trees had touched Lynne Martin's life deeply. Once established in New York, she never dreamed events would draw her back, that she would find herself companion to troubled young Philip and secretary to his father, Jeffrey Hobart, the Hollywood superstar.
Now Lynne knew her love for Jeffrey was more than girlish fantasy. Yet he still saw her as the child she had been. Such a love could only bring pain. As dazzling, ambitious Don Atwood beckoned her to a new glamorous life, Jeffrey's work swept her to Paris. She knew she must break free. But could she abandon the boy who loved and trusted her, and forget the impossible dream, to grasp the only real chance for happiness she might ever have?