Tall, Dark and Distant by Julie Fison
When Georgia meets Nik on her summer holiday, she’s sure he’s too good to be true. He’s gorgeous, with god-like abs and an adorable English accent. Then she discovers that he’s actually a member of an obscenely wealthy Russian family – and he wants to get to know her better.
Nik catapults Georgia into a world of private yachts, fast cars and expensive jewellery. Having a billionaire for a boyfriend certainly comes with benefits ... but it also comes with a price. How long will it take before life in the fast lane spins out of control? (from goodreads.com)
Georgia is on her family vacation with family friends to Noosa, just finished year 12, going to Kenya at the start of the new year at a hospital to help because she wants to become a doctor, this was all apart of the plan. However, Nik Morozov. Nik is wealthy, has many secrets, drives a Ferrari & Porsche and could more than likely have anyone, but he wants Georgia, the girl who missed schoolies because she got pneumonia and has never had a boyfriend before.
Nik takes Georgia on a whirlwind time, however his secrets destroy everything that he has tried to change, which could hurt Georgia. Georgia wants to understand, but Nik is an arrogant person who leaves when the times get rough. Being told from both Georgia & Nik's perspective who can understand what is going on in both there minds while they start to unravel the secrets from Nik's past, including who he really is.
Georgia is such an easy character to connect with, first love & trying to decided what is really the right thing to do. Nik however arrogant he is, there is a story to it. You can't always change a person, but Nik, well Georgia is a good influence on him. With a rather dangerous situation, Nik leaves Georgia thinking that it is the best thing for both of them, to keep her safe, because when your last name is Morozov someone always wants something from you.
The ending is sweet and even through everything that happened between them, the bad guy can always change. This book is swoon-worthy because of Nik & sweet because of Georgia, a great summer read when in need of a short beachy read.