Dr. Delaney Bartlett holds onto a painful secret from her past. As an obstetrician, she experiences the joy of bringing life into the world, and she loves her career. As a woman, her secret holds her happiness in bondage, and she wonders if she will ever have her own family. After her fiancÃ© of four years breaks off their engagement, Delaney moves away to the small town of Guntersville, Alabama, to make a fresh start.
Ben Montgomery, the handsome operating room manager, is haunted by memories that leave his heart aching every day. He thought his move to Guntersville, Alabama, might help him escape his painful memories and feelings of loss. But even a few years after his move, he finds himself spiraling downward emotionally.