I believe in fear.
He taught me how to be afraid.
We first met on a playground on a wonderful summer day. It was the first time he hurt me and it wouldn’t be the last. For ten years, he's been my tormentor and I've been his forbidden. But then he went away, and yet I was still afraid.
Now he's back and wants more than just my tears. You see...he thinks I sent him away so now he wants revenge...and he knows just how to get it.
PLEASE READ THE WARNINGS. This book is a new adult and contains rough elements such as harsh language, mild violence, strong sexual content, alpha male, antihero, blackmail, and dubious consent. 18+ readers
Fear Me, in all, contains sensitive themes many people aren’t able to swallow.
Honestly I didn't really pay attention to the warnings. I often read "edgy" dark themed books so I didn't really thing much about it. And I wouldn't have had any problem with this book except they are high school students. Some of the things that build this storyline should be for an older character base (like college). The "dubious consent" is uncomfortable when it comes to 17/18 year old girls.
That being said, the underlining thread that builds the story is quite different. It's not just a book about bullying, the king of the school, and the airheaded masses that worship the "ruling" group. It goes to a level that you don't quite see coming until the end. I don't think I can explain the plot without giving away spoilers. There are plot points about HIM that you need to be surprised by all on your own. Why he is the way he is is a storyline I haven't read before.
It's a dark subject matter, sometimes difficult to read for the age of the characters, but if you can get past that it's a compelling book. And as much as I wanted to walk away from it in the first half, I stuck with it and am now heading into the next book