Am I the Only One
It was all Emma could taste as her life in Washington DC started to crumble before her.
In a city filled with prestige and American dreams also lay political fallacy and corruption—corruption she would soon find herself indulging in.
Emma would have done anything to save herself from the downfall, gone to any length, sacrificed her soul if needed. ...more
Buddy read with Sonya and Anne from Chatterbooks Bookblog ➤https://bit.ly/3dR8Fi8
So here we 3 are, all mean't to start reading at the same time, But nooooo 2x of us couldn't wait
2 of us just about devoured it before we remembered we were mean't to be buddy reading
2 of us got told off!! lol
How far would you go for money?
I'm not going to write this review up as I normally would, mainly because I don't want to wreck it for you, so this is a no frills review by yours truly!!
Onto the book! ...more
"With a sweeping kiss to his cheek, I seal the decision to make the man I once thought as my savior into my enemy."
Am I The Only One is a dark thriller with complex characters and a twisted plot. Carly Montgomery has always been the perfect politician's wife. She does all she can to please her husband and keep up appearances. When she begins to suspect that her husband is having an affair, she becomes desperate to catch him in the act. Emma Ashford is a young college student who is strugglin ...more
As a politician’s wife, Carly Montgomery was committed to being by her husband’s side and forgoing her own career aspirations. Though they’ve been happy for years, she now suspects infidelity. But Carly needs answers before she can move forward with what she’s rightfully earned and that’s where college student, Emma Ashford, enters a world with high stakes.
“Pushing against him, I search for comfort within his hold. It’s the craving to simply belong when I’m so lost.”
From the beginning, ...more
Whoah!! Now this is the E.K Blair that I’ve missed!! Cunning, thrilling, eye opening, heartbreaking, and oh so exhilarating!! This author held back nothing and when it came to giving us a complex story that was so messed up, so damaging, you had no choice but to hold your breath for the entire read and exhale slowly at the end.
Two women from two completely backgrounds with an endgame that will change the course of each other’s lives. If you want something in life, you have to go get it yourself ...more
POV: First Person - Dual
Emma Ashford had her life all planned out but when her carefully built dreams crumbling down brick by brick, she was desperate for an out. Along came Carly Montgomery who could provide her with what she needed. But it came with a price that could change both of their lives for better or worse.
I could connect to both Emma and Carly who were in similar but separate situations. I liked seeing how both of them reacted when forced into ...more
One of the lowest hanging premises in psych-thrillers is to make the female lead an unreliable narrator since it then gives the ensuing twists and reveals more shock-value....more
Likewise the reduction of women into deranged wives or psychotic mistresses with zero agency or money, who then either get saved or killed by their men. It's misogynistic and the holy grail of all cliches.
Am I the Only One overflows with cliches, still, I liked it and would have read it in one sitting had it not been for that
EK has always brought us hard hitting, jaw dropping, psychological thrillers which belie your senses. Unputdownable reads with greyish brush strokes, they're hard to figure out.
This one is A story of Love lost on the power corridors, blindly stumbling to find a way out. It's like the Hall Of Mirrors, full ...more
"Image is everything, even if it's covered in lies."
WHAT. DID I. JUST READ??? Just kidding....I know what I read. It was a slice of the brilliant mind that is EK Blair.
Talk about an adrenaline rush!!! Holy cow, I'm on a high right now after reading this one and I must say that I loved it. LOVED IT. I have missed this depraved, creepy side of EK Blair for some time now. Her writing is glorious and has been for some time - I thoroughly enjoy it!! But this book, this storyline ...more
POV: First Person – Dual
“Image is everything, even if it’s covered in lies.”
Emma Ashford after a tragedy finds herself desperate for help but she refused to ask anyone for it. She is bound to fight hard for her dreams but when an opportunity finds her way she is not sure what to think, but she finds herself unable to refuse the offer she gets regardless of the risk.
“I’ve been drowning for what seems like an e
Yep! E.K. Blair did it -- immediately pulled me into this web of deceit, lies and worse, and then kept me breathless awaiting a gift from the gods proving that one of these characters, someone, anyone in this wicked story deserved to survive.
At this point, I'm going to step away, maybe read this menacing masterpiece of unscrupulous d ...more
Am I The Only One is E.K Blair and her ability to fuck with your mind at it's finest!
Now onto my shortest review not because I am afraid I'll spoil you but because of the mere fact that there's no amount of words best decibes this book. Admittefly too, I have no idea how to pen what I felt towards the book. ;)
I finished Am I the Only One eons ago buddy reading with my favorite people. You see, we have been a sucker for all things E.K Blair that buddy reading became whose ahead of whom because de ...more
This book explores the lengths someone will go to protect oneself, not realizing that in the process, they are slowly destroying themselves. What makes this story unique, is that the two main characters both experience this in their desperate need for survival.
With a sweeping kiss to his cheek, I seal the decision to make the man I once thought as my savior into my enemy.
To avoid spoilers, I won't get into the stor ...more
~ 5 Jaw Dropping Stars ~
I don’t even know how to describe let alone review the book I just read!!! Nothing I say will do this story the justice it deserves.
All I can say is that it was mind blowing, jaw dropping and totally addictive. E.K. Blair totally blew this one out of the water. I think this is my favorite book of hers to date!!
Am I the Only One is an all encompassing, intriguing and captivating story. I knew right from the beginning that I was h ...more
I’m utterly speechless yet have been left with so many emotions and scenarios playing in my mind hours after finishing a book that literally held me enthralled and which I read through in hours!
Well developed and intriguing plot, two complex female characters, and two endearing male characters...loved Luca! And Matthew!
There is so much suspense and craziness. Everything I thought I had figured out was up-ended at each turn. This story kept me guessing. It made me uncomfortable, angry and shocked in all of the best ways. I haven't felt this way since reading Verity by Coho.
I loved the characters and hated the characters. It was such a confusing situation for my mind to be in because I found my feelings were changing from page to page.
If you are looking for a book that i ...more
Mrs. Blair just brings thriller and suspense to a whole new level. I loved this book. I can't go into details, but it did not end in a HEA, nor a cliffy. It was the thrill at the end that made this book.
So many complexities and substories woven together. Yum
Try it, it will put a smile on face in quite a few places. ...more
When I first saw a new release by Ms Blair I put it straightaway on my tbr list and proceed to pre order it, just like that, no question asked no info no blurb nothing at all, it’s EK Blair we’re talking about.
When it was time to read all I saw around were “go into this blind” the blurb didn’t give much away, actually it didn’t give anything away sooo I did just th ...more
Am I the Only One is no different! This story gah, how do I explain a story with so much unique craft, addicting right from t ...more
Very well written. Amazing storyline. Intense at every page turn... and a plot twist I didn't expect.
I had a few theories of how I thought this would end and none of them were right. LOL. I love it!!!! ...more
Review by Raychel ...more
Well I sat with this for a bit and I still don't know how I can review this without Spoilers. I've been waiting for another thriller from my Favorite Author E.K. and she DID NOT disappoint! Just when I thought I knew where things were going EEEEEK! So many twists and turns. The main Characters were Emma, Carly, Luca, Tripp and Olivia. It begins one way like I said. I thought I knew where the story was headed. I was totally wrong!
The Ending is O ...more