But his perseverance begins to melt her resolve. Even when she meets the dashing race-car driver Alessandro Bianci, Brian seems to occupy an inordinate proportion of her thoughts. Each afternoon Sandro keeps her busy wining and dining her, showing her lush gardens and inspiring artwork; at night, expecting a peaceful respite, she finds herself walking the banks of the Arno—in her dreams—with Brian.
Lauren had always imagined that her home and her work would be enough, but the romantic beauty of Florence reminds her that there's more—much more. If she'd just let go of the past, maybe she could learn to trust in love. Maybe she and Brian together could make this a trip to remember.