Opposites attract in the most passionate of ways.
Bookworm Rhys Middleton lives in the idyllic town of Hawks Bridge and spends his days working at the local library, his evenings quietly reading. He thinks it’s all about books and even the occasional interruption ‘real life’ throws his way cannot change his beliefs.
It’s a rude awakening for him when car thief Darren Dewhirst arrives to do his community service, turning Rhys’ world upside down. Rhys thinks the man is uneducated, only to find him reading classics. He expects him to behave like the criminal he is, only Darren doesn’t. Rhys isn’t exactly out and proud, while Darren is in denial about his sexuality and hangs around with the sort of people who wouldn’t tolerate a relationship between him and Rhys.
They are wrong for each other on so many levels, yet rejection only makes the need greater…