However, Julie's long-distance boyfriend and a bizarre family secret stand in Daniel's way to winning her. Since he can't quit obsessing over her, he decides to hide a few truths in order to draw closer to her, hoping that maybe she'll return his love and, when she finds out his devious path, forgive him. It's a gamble, but all's fair in love and college.
Plot: I was instantly intrigued by this book because it's rare to read a good male POV that a girl could get into and the plot is about him actually being a womanizer. It was hard not to resist Daniel's charm though even just reading his perspective, and you know everything he's done. Just like every other womanizer, he has been with countless women and had not cared an ounce whether or not he worked out with them. But, once he meets Julie, that's all over. He stops at nothing to try and get her to leave Patrick, her boyfriend, and be with him instead. At first, it starts out with him just wanting her in bed, but he slowly starts wanting more than just a physical thing. Once he starts realizing his feelings for Julie, it's too late to go back after he learns of a deep family secret. He has no idea how to take it and how to tell Julie, but until then, it's his own little dark secret.
Characters: Daniel - Daniel is very charming and smooth. He knows how to use his features (ex. his accent) and when to use them. He is overconfident with himself and will calculate how good of a chance he has with the ladies. After finding out this family secret, he isn't sure what to do with himself and this sends him on an insane spiral.
Julie - Julie is a nice girl that shows signs of longing for Daniel, but doesn't voice them. Daniel is constantly trying to figure her out and never knows exactly how she'll react. She is different from every other girl because she doesn't fall for his tricks.
Cover: The cover doesn't give the book justice. It doesn't truly describe what the book is about other than that it deals with romance. I wish there was more to the cover.