"Since you're a player, let's play a game. "Let's cuddle, and kiss, and play fight. We'll tease each other, go on dates, meet each other's friends and families. Let's talk on the phone until we fall asleep and makeout until our lips are numb and hold each other for hours. "First one to fall in love, loses." ----------- Beatrice Henderson would much rather spend her time in the fictional realm of her books where she can pretend everything in life is perfect, a place where she can escape from reality, a place where she can pretend the series of unfortunate events that led to her moving to this small town in the first place never happened. Ryder Adams is impulsive, reckless, and has no regard for rules. And despite his many efforts to avoid it, his following right in his fathers footsteps, a fact his mother resents him for. Unwanted by everyone, Ryder spends his time doing what he pleases without a care in the world for anyone else. The two meeting was something straight out of one of Beatrice's romance novels. And in an opportunity to live out one of her favorite books, she agrees to play a game with the towns bad boy, first one to fall in love loses. And she's determined to win. But so is he. And Ryder Adam's doesn't like to lose.