More than anything, Officer Nell Granstrom wants to stop history from repeating itself. Born to a 16-year-old mother, Nell had her daughter, Kim, at the same age. Now Kim's 16 and has a serious boyfriend.
But how much weight can Nell's words have? Years of living a careful life are over, because she's made another mistake. After witnessing a terrible crime, Nell turns to her new partner for comfort -- which leads to a second unplanned pregnancy.
Despite his reputation, Hugh McLean will no doubt offer to do the right thing. But would marriage to a man she hardly knows (and isn't sure she likes) work? For Kim's sake, for the baby's sake, is Nell brave enough to try?