Twenty-three-year-old Cotty Mason has just witnessed death for the first time. After his beloved grandmother passes away and leaves him as heir to her fortune, Cotty embarks on a journey to grant her last wish to scatter her ashes on Italy’s Amalfi Coast. Acutely aware that he is now alone, Cotty realizes he can no longer turn to his grandmother for advice and support. But as his plane arrives in Rome, Cotty is about to discover that he needs her now more than ever.
After Cotty forwards his grand-mother’s ashes to a hotel in Sorrento for safekeeping, he encounters American tourists Samantha Moreno and Katie Easterly who persuade him to take their photograph by Trevi Fountain. An easy rapport develops among them, and Cotty joins the two girls on a sightseeing trip to the Vatican where a lively conversation about Catholicism prompts Cotty to reveal that he is gay. As their tour of Rome ends, Sammie and Katie invite Cotty to join them in Florence, where he is about to meet a man who has the potential to change everything.
In this contemporary romance, a man embarks on a journey of self-discovery lined with love, reconciliation, and friendship as he attempts to fulfill a deathbed promise—and his own dreams.