"You want me to marry you?" she gasped in disbelief. Graduating nursing student Jenny Trevor had publicly defied the handsome, cynical Dr. Lance Reeves. And instead of reprimanding her, he proposed marriage -- in name only -- a marriage that would permit him to go with Jenny to the beautiful, isolated Stehekin Valley, where a medical clinic was desperately needed. As doctor and nurse, they made an ideal team, but as husband and wife they were a disaster. Was it too late for Jenny to break down the ugly wall of pride that kept driving them further and further apart?