Mormons--Fiction; Salt Lake City (Utah)--Fiction; Novels;
Shelby Morton, a 29-year-old widow, comes to Salt Lake City, Utah, to go to nursing school after her husband, a policeman, is killed in the line of duty. She first meets Keith McBride through a mix-up at the university housing office, when she walks into his apartment unannounced. Keith turns out to be an undercover cop pretending to be a college student, and he immediately becomes interested in Shelby. But he wants her to accept him as he is, dangerous profession and all. Shelby has a plan for her life, and it doesn't include marrying a cop again. Her husband was a cop. Cops die. Shelby's two young sons immediately fall in love with Keith, but she can't come to terms with his profession. What will it take to convince her not to let happiness pass her by?