A child carries one man's blood, another man's name. After an ill-advised tryst beneath the night-time Maryland sky, Colter Ahern leaves his love Kitty Forbes behind to seek his fortune in Ireland as a horse trainer. When Kitty learns Colter also left a child behind, she has to make a choice that will change their lives forever.
Reunited after thirteen years in the small town of Westminster, Maryland, Colter and Kitty realize their passion burns as hot as ever, but vow to resist it. Kitty's husband, the man who had saved her child by marrying her, crazed with jealousy and tormented by a terminal illness, seeks to reach beyond the grave to keep Colter and Kitty apart. When the child they all love is put in danger, can Colter and Kitty save him?