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One Thing She Knew

3.79  ·  Rating Details  ·  58 Ratings  ·  18 Reviews
Two lives are changed completely after one weekend...Orlando Scott is a senior in college with his sights set on playing professional basketball. But first he has to figure out how to come up with the money to care for his ailing mother who was paralyzed by a drunk driver. He's an easy target when a teammate recruits him to an exclusive club that pays very handsomely for s ...more
Paperback, 366 pages
Published April 19th 2011 by Face Press (first published February 9th 2011)
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Kim
Jul 14, 2011 Kim rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this book. Orlando was a character written far before his years. I like how we never knew his exact age, but the way he was portrayed it really didn't matter because he was all man. Carrie was also an extremely strong character. Only a strong woman can come into a ready made family and raise 2 children as her own even though one gave her hell most of the time. Aaron, what a sorry SOB. Its men like him that give all others a bad name. The ending was a bit surprising, and very ref ...more
K.L. Brady
One Thing She Knew follows the torrid affair between Carrie Hemingway, a successful doctor in the throes of depression from a broken marriage and her efforts to cover it up for the sake of her family, and Orlando, a college student (Carrie's son's roommate), who fall deeply for one another despite familial obligations and societal pressures that threaten the relationship from its onset.

After the honeymoon phase passes, the love between Carrie and Orlando is tested time and time again under the
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Kasey Rigali
Sep 04, 2013 Kasey Rigali rated it really liked it
Stumbled upon this as a free read, and really enjoyed reading and could not put it down! This is a unique love/ lust story that's keeps you wanting more. From struggling of expectations, both characters unexpectedly find each other. This book leaves you rooting for their love to conquer all and defeat all odds. Definitely will read again!
Daphne
May 04, 2011 Daphne rated it it was amazing
Love every minute of this. It's good to see a woman standing up and fighting back, fighting to live and recognizing what is really IMPORTANT! Oh and of course it's always lovely to have a sexy man in the midst as well :)
Christine
Jul 16, 2012 Christine rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this story. Orlando at the right place and right time to meet Carrie. Carrie and Aaron's relationships, both personal and professional going down the tubes. Then you throw in Mama Miranda and sparks start to fly. This story has a little bit of everything. I would be interested in knowing how everyone is doing- maybe a novella?
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Patricia
May 15, 2011 Patricia rated it liked it
What an interesting twist to a cougar love story!! This was a very fast read that will keep your interest to the very end. With twists and turns throughout, Toni Meyer keeps you turning the pages to find out what she has in store for Carrie and Orlando.
David Richardson
Jan 19, 2012 David Richardson rated it liked it
Shelves: first-reads
I recieved this book for free from the Goodreads first-reads giveaway. This has a strong set of female characters. A couple of slow spots but a good twist in there too. Mabey the ending was just a tiny bit too happy??
Amanda Watkins
Aug 14, 2012 Amanda Watkins rated it liked it
This was an easy read but a strange story concept. Not my usual story type but I enjoyed it none the less. The ending I thought was fantastic I love a book that when you finish it you feel happy about putting it down.
Shannon Baas
Jul 18, 2012 Shannon Baas rated it really liked it
This is a strange romance. Dr. Hemingway is trying to divorce her husband and then ends up in a romance with her son's roommate. It describes what happens. It is a good book and one I'd recommend.
Gina
Oct 06, 2013 Gina rated it it was amazing
Love can win, regardless of what may stand in its way.
There were some editing issues that kind of got me, but not enough to make me turn it away. This was a great story.
Stephanie Speight
Mar 13, 2013 Stephanie Speight rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Yes
Good book.
There were a couple places where the author fast forwarded and I felt like I missed something.
All-in-all I enjoyed the story.
Kim
Jul 11, 2013 Kim rated it liked it
The age difference in this one would be a dream come true for many 40 year olds, I just don't think it's very realistic.
Raquel Clarke
Jan 20, 2013 Raquel Clarke rated it liked it
Nice read about a 40+ afro-american who finds love with a 20+ boy...her son's best friend
Sara
Dec 13, 2014 Sara marked it as to-read
Shelves: first-reads-won, own
i won this in the goodreads giveaway, can't wait to read it! :)
Holly
Aug 08, 2012 Holly rated it really liked it
This book started out slow, but picked up and was great!
Jenny
Mar 19, 2015 Jenny rated it liked it
I found the ending lacking
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Jul 13, 2012 Michelle [Helen Geek] marked it as to-read
Shelves: free, tbr-kindle
Free on Amazon 07/13/2012.
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