Straight, married Petty Officer Second Class Skyler Thompson battles homophobia from his navy buddies, the military, and his wife when he takes a job creating flower arrangements at a gay-owned florist. But rather than yield to pressure and quit, he refuses to give up the joy of creating beautiful arrangements, battling homophobia for artistic expression. His dream is to leave the navy and open his own florist shop.
Ezra Dumphy—his shipmates call him Dumpy because of his obesity—is a gay sailor who likes to dress in drag. He is shunned by his shipmates, tragically lonely, and uses drugs to cope with his solitude. What he wants more
than anything is someone to share his life with.
Can these two men, opposites in every way, help each other achieve their dreams?
his weight problem. This book shows how sometimes all you need is for one person to believe in you and give you a second chance for your life to completely turn around. In the end all the problems are solved and the characters get their happy ever after endings. While I was happy with the ending and the overall story my overwhelming disappointment in Rosa kind of soured the whole story for me.