Seven years after her husband walked out on her, Sallie Jerome Baines has finally recovered from her broken heart and picked up the pieces of her life. She s lost weight, loosened up and turned her talents to news reporting for one of America s leading magazines. Finally, she has become the independent, self-possessed woman her husband Rhydon always wanted her to be. When Rhydon unexpectedly re-enters her life, joining the magazine she works for as the new publisher, Sallie wonders if her former husband will even recognize her. Of course, having obtained her hard-won independence, there s no way she would ever want Rhy back or would she?"