Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Though she has realized a measure of success in her career, Meredith Sanders (Melissa Gilbert) has never found true happiness. Haunted by fragmentary memories of her childhood, she returns to England, the first time she has set foot in native country since being adopted and brought to the United States. Conducting a lengthy and frustrating search for her birth mother's grave, Meredith ultimately makes a shocking discovery--and, this being a Barbara Taylor Bradford adaptation, she also falls in love, with handsome architect Lucas Kent (Jeremy Sheffield. Veteran stage and screen star Jean Simmons plays a pivotal role in Her Own Rules, which first aired October 13, 1998, on CBS.