The mysterious Alberto, uninterested in most things and people, is surprised to find himself intrigued by Mathias, a new student with a horrible temper. The moment they meet, sparks fly and they quickly become secret lovers... but nothing more, they promise.
Recklessly enamoured of the gorgeous Alberto, the stubborn and reserved Zak rushes to be cast as his partner in a student movie, only to find out his crush has been replaced by the young football player Eric. If at first Zak bares his teeth at the most popular boy at school, he will gradually learn not to trust first impressions. (Over 500 pages of slow burn summer romance.)
In this coming-of-age story set in an international high school in Paris, Louis's dissatisfying existence is blown to pieces when he's paired to write an essay with a new and handsome student. A fast-paced and entertaining read (300 pages).