Months after a car crash that killed her lover, Francesca moves away from familiarity to Italy in an attempt to heal and move forward. Unbeknownst to Francesca, Sloane can’t let go. She’s stuck and desperate to connect from the other side.
I NEVER STOPPED is an adult realism IF I STAY meets A CERTAIN SLANT OF LIGHT.
Francesca’s partner–her everything–is dead. After eleven months of listless grief, Francesca leaves Sloane’s memory in San Francisco to visit Italy and her mother. Surrounded by fresh pasta, never-ending wine, and laughter, she finds moments of solace. When Francesca meets Cecelia–a complex love interest, she begins to picture a future without Sloane.
Unbeknownst to Francesca, Sloane can’t let go. Trapped in the mysterious afterlife of The Gray, she’s desperate to contact her love, but limited by forces she doesn’t understand. Though Francesca is so near Sloane can almost smell her hair, she’s always just out of reach. As Francesca’s wounds begin to heal in Italy, Sloane struggles with how her presence may affect Francesca’s tenuous new life.
Can Francesca start a new life in Italy, and will Cecelia be a part of it? If Sloane finds a way back to Francesca, will it be too late?