Would you risk your long held dreams for a secluded estate beside an olive grove, a creative paradise, and a mysterious, irresistible newcomer? Set in London and Florence with a third location being 'any place' Meryl, a budding writer, and Michael a human rights lawyer, become entangled in the world of international crime. Life will never be quite the same. Will they pick up from where they left, despite the various characters who managed to enter their lives, or will they let go of the safety they once found in each other's arms? A contemporary story of fractured pasts, intriguing encounters, insularity, professional harassment and the capacity to live for others.