One With You by Sylvia Day Book Review

Updated: Jan 24, 2021

One With You

by Sylvia Day

Published by St. Martin's Griffin

Book 5 in the Crossfire Series

Gideon Cross. Falling in love with him was the easiest thing I've ever done. It happened instantly. Completely. Irrevocably.

Marrying him was a dream come true. Staying married to him is the fight of my life. Love transforms. Ours is both a refuge from the storm and the most violent of tempests. Two damaged souls entwined as one.

We have bared our deepest, ugliest secrets to one another. Gideon is the mirror that reflects all my flaws ... and all the beauty I couldn't see. He has given me everything. Now, I must prove I can be the rock, the shelter for him that he is for me. Together, we could stand against those who work so viciously to come between us.

But our greatest battle may lie within the very vows that give us strength. Committing to love was only the beginning. Fighting for it will either set us free ... or break us apart.


Steamy Erotica-Romance Drama



Trigger Warning: This series involves characters who are suffering from the trauma of rape and molestation. Please be advised.

One With You by Sylvia Day is the fifth and final book in the Crossfire series. In this book, we get narration from both Eva Cross, and Gideon Cross. The book starts off right where the last book ends, and spans a couple of weeks. What else will stand in the way of Eva and Gideon's vow renewal with their family and friends?

I am caught in the middle of liking this book, and frustration. I like it, despite the constant, unrealistic drama coming at them constantly, and the insta-love thing. I like that the two main characters are flawed, but are survivors. I'm frustrated, because One With You is supposed to be the final book. Final books end, typically answering all the lingering questions that a reader has when devoting time to reading it. I was even left irritated by the epilogue, which could have been used to answer said questions if Sylvia Day didn't want to write too much more, but instead fast forwards two weeks in time to their honeymoon. For the longest book in the series, there was a whole lot of filler, and not a lot of story.

Questions I am left with (you will need to highlight them, because the questions are spoilers in a way)

--------->So ... do all the exes just give up? The last time we see Brett, it seemed he was going to be more of a menace, but he disappears. Does Corrine publish the tell all book? Does Deanna continue to be a problem, or does she actually accept a job? Does Anne go to prison for her role in Monica's death? And as for Cary, who we have been invested in the whole series ... is he the father of Tatiana's baby? Do Trey and him get back together? It's enough to drive me nuts!<----------

I do think our main characters have finished their arcs decently. After five books, we are finally getting a more confident couple. Still victims to their personal insecurities and jealousy, but have a mo