SYNOPSIS: "Stephanie (Stevie) Jardine thought she had the ideal life - a loving husband, Ralph, and three wonderful children. Her inlaws felt Ralph had married below himself and had accepted her only after the death of their only other child leaving Ralph the sole heir to carry on their jewelry business. While working with the inlaws was tolerable, their happiest times were spent at their vacation home away from the meddling inlaws. But then Ralph dies at age thirty-four and Stevie is determined to be civil to his parents for the sake of the children who need their grandparents and their heritage. She eventually gained the respect of her father-in-law and slowly was accepted into the family business. But then an unexpected act of violence plunges Stevie into turmoil and despair and she must examine her own past and confront a relationship that has only brought her heartbreak to save her injured daughter's life and to ensure her future."