The epic journey of Catherine Merit continues as she struggles to build her medical practice and raise her children alone in Rosenberg, Texas. She is engaged to her lover, Dr. Samuel Allen, who is a resident at Houston General Hospital, but she cancels their wedding after finding that he has been unfaithful. She longs to return to Galveston and is tempted when her old house comes back on the market. Still distraught over the indignities of her past, she finds the attention from the powerful and rich Michael Atwood a nice distraction. Atwood has also set his sights on Catherine, and his fearless pursuit and demands begin to push her away. After she refuses his marriage proposal, Atwood schemes to make her life intolerable and interferes when she meets a new suitor. Jealousy, infidelities, and twisted fate give her reason to re-evaluate her future. Wondering if she will ever find love and happiness, Catherine risks everything to find her one true love.