The staid and wealthy William Bentley has turned the operation of his business over to his son and leaves to board a cruise liner in Barcelona, Spain, which will cruise along the French Riviera to Rome, Italy. During a three-hour layover in Amsterdam, he encounters the beautiful, Helen Maxwell, who has become lost and disoriented while trying to locate her boarding gate in the large airport. She is lost. He offers to help. What will happen next?? His vacation has barely gotten underway but this chance encounter with this “kind of dumb, but kind of smart” woman will up-end his vacation plans. ROMAN HOLIDAY is rich in human emotions and drama, that will leave the reader laughing one moment and pondering the vagaries of life the next.