After the unnecessary death of her husband, Matt, Dr Ruth Francis had settled in as a GP, refusing to acknowledge any lack in her life. The arrival of trainee GP Micah North rapidly unsettled her! He was considerably older than most trainees, and the details of his past were slow to emerge. Ruth could see that he had the makings of an excellent doctor but, to her cautious soul, he seemed also to embody many of Matt's reckless traits. That being so, how could she contemplate any personal relationship with Micah?