Ness meets Evan and watches girls fall over themselves for his attention but 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.
Evan is struggling to escape too and throws himself into the student lifestyle to hide from the past following him. In Ness, Evan finds somebody who shares the need to walk away from what people expect him to be.
But Evan can't hide from his past forever and when Lucy appears she threatens his new relationship with Ness. Ness is unsure she can deal with the effect Lucy has on Evan and makes a new decision about her future.
When Ness discovers why Evan is hiding, everything changes. Ness and Evan are both faced with difficult choices. All because of Lucy.
Because of Lucy is an emotional New Adult romance set in England.
Because of Lucy was originally published as a novella in 2013.
*This book is written in British English and includes British spelling and idiom*