Ave Marie Mulligan is now married eight years and thought that love could conquer all with no effort. After losing her son to Leukemia life trudges on until neither her husband, Jack nor Ave can handle their marriage anymore. Spending a month in Italy without Jack, Ave faces her life and what is really important to it. Both face challenges and betrayals only to find themselves and each other in the end.
Very down to earth, real characters that are well-developed. Humorous tone despite the sadness that drives the main characters apart. Sequel to Big Stone Gap.