'Ness watches girls fall over themselves for Evan’s attention, but she has no interest in the hot English student who includes poetry in his seduction techniques.
Evan is amused by the uptight girl who refuses to fall for his charms, and engages in a battle of wits to win her over. But Evan is struggling with a side of his life he keeps hidden and the secretive behaviour threatens his new relationship with Ness.
When everything falls apart, Ness and Evan are both faced with difficult choices. All because of Lucy. ' (Publication summary)
'Ness and Evan return to Leeds from Europe, and begin their new life together. But the past Evan has buried for years resurfaces and threatens their future. Evan feels pushed aside by Ness's focus on her studies and new friends, and struggles with her inability to allow herself close to people. He won't confide in Ness and his old insecurities threaten their relationship. Ness is frustrated by Evan's inability to break the ties to those dragging him down and live the life he deserves. She questions whether their relationship can work if Evan doesn't let go of the past. The decision about the future is taken out of their hands by something that could end things between Ness and Evan forever.' (Publication summary)