Maggie is an uptight single parent who has struggled to communicate and get along with rebellious teenage daughter Summer for quite a long time. She thinks that a journey back to a Tuscan village that she visited in her younger days would help them reconnect. A first love might just spoil the plans that were in place.
The story follows the Cooper family of four different generations as they all battle personal problems in the build up to Christmas and the annual family gathering.
When a flight to New York is grounded in Buffalo due to a snow storm it brings together a woman, Paige who is attempting to meet her future in-laws for the first time, a very cynical man Dylan who does not want to make it to the family Christmas and a couple Maxine and Frank who have been married for twenty years.
Marianne Lane a famous Rock Star is on holiday with her filmmaker boyfriend Paul De Smedt the peace will be broken when Harry Hawkes an old friend turns up with his daughter (if she really is or not is another question) which really sets events in motion.
Dalton Trumbo was one of the top writers in Hollywood but in 1947 he was jailed and blacklisted along with other artists for their political beliefs.
A forbidden love which defied almost all odds, only one thing could really tear them apart . . .
Lance Armstrong was one of the most popular and famous sport stars in the world. Coming from beating cancer and being unstoppable on the bike, but an Irish sports journalist David Walsh isn’t convinced that the amazing performances are done without cheating.
Adam Jones was a top chef who destroyed his own career with his drug and alcohol abuse. He realises he might only have one last chance and heads to London to take charge at a top restaurant so that he gain a third Michelin star!
Two strangers spend the night in Manhattan together trying to fix their broken lives and helping each other so much more than they realise from that first moment they spoke to on another.