On Christmas Eve in New York City, world famous author Daphne Fields is lost in thought while crossing the street and hit by a car. Rushed to hospital her mind flashes back over the triumphs of her career as well as the personal tragedies that began when her husband and daughter were killed in a fire. Then, realizing she was pregnant, Daphne began a writing career and set about bringing up her son, who was born deaf. Back in the present, whilst lying in hospital, she meets a hearing specialist and romance blossoms. Could this also be the chance of a lifetime for her son?