When an unscrupulous banker (Dylan McDermott) is indicted for fraud, his socialite wife Suzanne (Demi Moore) is judged to be complicit in his crime. Sentenced to community service, she finds herself acting as personal reader to Bill Oakland (Alec Baldwin), a cantankerous novelist left blind by a car accident. From difficult beginnings, their feelings for each other gradually become much deeper. But she is still a married woman... Romantic drama with a suspenseful edge.