Nurse Jane Hall is a wanderer. She is happy in her life in the Californian mountains until her brother-in-law Dr Cal Mitchell arrives with terrible news. Jane's sister and brother in law have both been killed in a car crash. They have left a three-year-old daughter, Helen. Cal wants to adopt Helen and needs Jane's permission. But Jane decides that she needs to be close to her now orphaned niece. She will come back to England with Cal and they can both try to make Helen happy. Cal isn't too happy with this but has to give way. Sharing the care for Helen works quite well. Cal and Jane grow closer to each other. But Cal has bitter memories of his own marriage. Is he ready to take a chance and ask Jane to marry him?