When she learns that her husband is divorcing her to marry his pregnant mistress, Romana leaves her home in Chicago and moves to New York. There she meets Kent Cunningham, a fashion designer who recognizes, under Romana's somewhat dowdy suburban exterior, both her beauty and her potential. The two eventually fall for each other, but their love is thwarted by an insurmountable hurdle.
Elaine Gordon is a writer and a former photographer's model and interior designer. She is the author of Intimate Terms and The Possession. She lives in Chicago.