With a promotion on the line, program manager Lucy Mastronardo jets to Italy a week before her wedding to oversee the completion of a project. Thanks to eccentric chef Vittorio Bandini, she barely survives the flight and the trip from the airport! Once there, Lucy begins to wonder—about the project, Vittorio, her fiancé and herself. Amid all the chaos, all she can do is hang on—and hope for a miracle. Mary Leo makes a promising debut with STICK SHIFT (4), a tart, fast-paced tale with an irresistible hero.