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Instead of soaking up the SoCal sunshine while housesitting for my aunt, I’m dealing with a Pomeranian who thinks she’s a Pitbull, two half-sisters who would happily prune me off the family tree, and him. Vaughn Shaughnessy. Hot model about to go nuclear, dangerously sexy flirt whose perceptive green eyes promise he’s more than just a pretty face. He’s the kind of walking, ...more
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Published April 15th 2019 by Entangled Publishing, LLC (Embrace)
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Nicola
Mar 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-stars
I’ve lost count of the number of books I’ve read from both Robin and Samanthe, so when I found out they were teaming up, I was on this faster than a rat up a drainpipe.

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Some people meet in life just when the time is right and there’s no doubt that fate is playing its hand in bringing Vaughn Shaughnessy and Kendall Hewitt into one another’s lives. And it quickly becomes evident that together, these authors have created an uplifting, heartfelt, sexy story that is impossible to put down.

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Dora Koutsoukou
Apr 19, 2019 added it
Shelves: dnf
Dnf after reading 25%
Many characters paraded, many details, slow pace, didn’t hold my interest...
Bookgasms Book Blog
Mar 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: shelly
Fair warning: I am still riding the epic, giddy, flaily high this book gave me. There may be gushing. Lots of it. But whoamygoshyouguys - this book was so good!

While Robin Bielman has been charming her way onto my favorites list for a while now, this was my first book by Samanthe Beck and there is some magic in this author duo, I swear it. This is the sort of unicorn story where everything balanced perfectly. I laughed out loud, my belly filled with those coveted butterflies, and my heart ached
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Juliette Cross
Mar 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow. What an absolute page-turner. This is an adorably wonderful love story. We have a heroine who heals some deep emotional scars through actions not words and a hero who isn't afraid to risk his heart or his whole world for that matter for this women he loves. We also see a touching bond form between three estranged sisters, which was a surprising and poignant addition.

Highly recommended! Witty, swoony, sentimental, and just plain lovely.
Robin Bielman
Apr 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
This is a really special book as it's the first one I co-wrote with Samanthe Beck. We wrote together in coffee shops, took longs walks to discuss our characters and the story, emailed constantly, laughed often, and while writing wasn't always easy, we had each other's back. That was a great feeling. The result is a book we're super proud of and we hope you love Vaughn and Kendall as much as we do!
Emily
Kendall Hewitt has arrived in SoCal to take care of her Aunt's Pomeranian and it does not take long before she meets her neighbor and model Vaughn Shaughnessy. Vaughn knows his initial introduction to Kendall did not go over well and plans to make it up to the beauty next door. He wants to get to know her but every chance he gets Kendall is putting up walls, can he break down the walls Kendall has erected around herself?

This was fantastic, the half sisters are an interesting aspect to the story
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Bette Hansen
May 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
When I saw that Robin Bielman and Samanthe Beck, two of my favorite authors, had teamed up to co write a sexy new romance I wanted to do backflips. Since I'm sure I can't pull that off any longer I just gave a loud "Oh heck yeah!!" Trust me when I say they did not disappoint! This story has all the fun and flirty parts that I expect from Ms Bielman and well as all the heat I know Ms Beck will always deliver. Their combo made for one fantastic story that will be a favorite beach read this year. K ...more
N.N. Light
Kendall is still reeling from what has happened to her and needs a break so she agrees to housesit for her aunt over the summer. The last thing she expected to do was fall in love with megastar model and next door neighbor Vaughn. Shy, introverted Kendall doesn't know what he sees in her but maybe a casual fling is exactly what she needs. Her two half-sisters seem to think so but the more she's around Vaughn, the harder she's falling for him. Can she be the girlfriend of a celebrity and still be ...more
Phuong ✯
Rating: ✮✮✮ Stars
"Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."
I finally finished this book!!! If I have to describe 'Promise Me' with one word it would be EASY . It's a quick and easy read. The plot was predictable. The romance between Kendall and Vaughn easy. The writing flows quite nicely and most of the characters are likable to an extent, but the story didn't give me much. That's why I can't rate this book more
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Ayekah
Mar 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A big fat YES to this book, it was just simply delicious! The kind of story you just sink right into and want to be part of. Incredible characters, steady plot, the best cast of characters I've read in a while and two of my favorite authors co-conspiring!! Absolutely yes! I'm in!
When Kendall has the chance to stay at her Aunt's house alone for the summer, while thinking about whether or not she really wants to start law school and avoiding going home and the memories that are there, she hops rig
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Bookish
Apr 23, 2019 rated it liked it
One summer dog sitting for your aunt while you figure out the rest of your life should be easy right? With half sisters coming out of the woodwork, bitchy girls partying next door, and a hot neighbor who may or may not be super into you things in this nice quiet place might be even harder than finals week of the last quarter of college or even that horrible LSAT. Can someone get an advanced degree in life drama and make a nice living cuz if so Kendall has a bright future.

I have to admit, whil
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A Klue
Apr 25, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc-ebook-review
There are at least three underlying drama type themes running through this storyline, folks. The first obvious one is the dysfunctional relationship Kendall, the heroine, has with her two half sister siblings, all who wind up living under the same roof over the summer. I think it is safe to say this was added for those who enjoy a sisterhood mending/bonding type scenario. Also, I’m pretty sure you’ll see these ladies paired off with other sub-characters in future books.

The second is Kendall’s o
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Lexi Cubbins
It's no secret I'm a fan of co-written books, especially by authors I really like, there's just something special about them. So when I saw this new release by Robin Bielman and Samanthe Beck, I had to pick it up.

If I had to describe this story in three words, it'd be easy, heartwarming and maybe predictable.

Kendall is still dealing with something that happened in her past when her aunt who lives in LA asks her to house sit for the summer. Add two half-sisters who she doesn't get along well wit
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Pamela Lilley
Mar 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I’d like to say that this was a light easy read, and it was to a certain extent, but it covered a real issue, and had me really feeling for the main character and how she handled a huge mistake, a mistake made years earlier when she was a teenager. It’s a sad fact that the things we do as youngsters greatly impact our future, yet it always seems to be too late before we realise this. We’ve all heard the saying “If I knew then what I know now......”

Now that the serious stuff’s out of the way I’l
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Defying Tradition Allisia Wysong
Fantastic, Heartwarming, real life situation, and connectivity to the characters and their struggles! This story has all of these and more. Samanthe Beck and Robin Bielman are amazing authors in their own right so when I hear they were working together, WOW, was my first thought. I knew I needed to read Promise Me. Vaughn and Kendell both have their sorrows from the past and those have created the people they are. Kendell ha a lot of thigs to figure out and her aunt is kind enough to let her hou ...more
Sharon
Jul 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
Bad boy actor meets sensitive but troubled girl next door and sparks fly.

Sounds cliche, but #PromiseMe turned out to be a sweet and steamy love story that also dealt with a serious issue and it's devastating consequences.

I didn't expect to have much sympathy for the actor, Vaughn, since he seemed to have it all -- looks, money, women, and a career. But, as he shares his POV, it's clear that he doesn't really have control and his career needs the boost if he could get a specific gig as host of a
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Sissy's Romance Book Review
PROMISE ME by Samanthe Beck & Robin Bielman is the story of Kendall Hewitt and Vaughn Shaughnessy.
Kendall is having a rough time with somethings that have happen to her and chooses to help her Aunt by house sitting for her instead of going home. What she finds is that her half sisters are there too. Then there is the hot neighbor Vaughn that is causing her mind to wonder to him. Vaughn is a fun easy going more open person than Kendall but they slowly started to burn up my pages. Enjoyed this sw
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Anna
Apr 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
This was a first for me for both authors. And I have to say when I was done I was looking them both up and wanting to read all their words! This was a fun, sexy, and surprisingly emotional read which is my favorite ingredients for a great story. Vaughn and Kendall will hook you from the beginning and not let go. This is definitely a must read and I look forward to more from both of these authors!
Heather andrews
Mar 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I liked this book, I really liked Vaughn, I wished Kendall had a little more self assurance. I found Vaughn to be charming.
Sissy's Romance Book Review
PROMISE ME by Samanthe Beck & Robin Bielman is the story of Kendall Hewitt and Vaughn Shaughnessy.
Kendall is having a rough time with somethings that have happen to her and chooses to help her Aunt by house sitting for her instead of going home. What she finds is that her half sisters are there too. Then there is the hot neighbor Vaughn that is causing her mind to wonder to him. Vaughn is a fun easy going more open person than Kendall but they slowly started to burn up my pages. Enjoyed this s
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Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)


When Kendall prevents Vaughn, her aunt's next door neighbor, from getting behind the wheel of his vehicle while he's more than a little intoxicated, it sparks something between the two that neither ever saw coming. She tries to keep it casual, as she's only bunking at her aunt's for the summer, AND she has walls around her heart thanks a past she doesn't want exposed, but Vaughn soon wants more. More of everything with the woman who so fascinates and attracts him with her loving heart.



I cannot w
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Sandy S
Apr 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
4 stars

ABOUT THE BOOK: Release Date April 15, 2019

Instead of soaking up the SoCal sunshine while housesitting for my aunt, I’m dealing with a Pomeranian who thinks she’s a Pitbull, two half-sisters who would happily prune me off the family tree, and him. Vaughn Shaughnessy. Hot model about to go nuclear, dangerously sexy flirt whose perceptive green eyes promise he’s more than just a pretty face. He’s the kind of walking, talking temptation I should avoid, but that’s impossible because he also
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Sherry
Jul 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
***I received an e-copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to NetGalley, Entangled Publishing and authors Robin Bielman and Samanthe Beck.***

Promise Me is by authors Robin Bielman and Samanthe Beck. Kendall is spending the summer in SoCal, hoping to figure out whether law school is the next step in her life. It’s clear upon her arrival that her aunt tricked both her and her 2 step sisters, all of whom were told they were house sitting. She also meets her aunt’s sexy neighbo
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Chelsea Harper
Mar 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

I was completely besotted with this story I devoured it in one sitting and cancelled my plans for the day because there was no way I was going to be able to step away mid chapter.

Firstly - the writing is incredible. Completely immersive and detailed - I truly felt like I was experiencing the story first hand. It is genuinely some of the best writing I have seen/read in a while!

My kindle copy is
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Heather
Apr 15, 2019 rated it liked it
I’m not a huge fan of YA romance, but I’ve enjoyed several of Robin Bielman’s books, so I figured I’d give “Promise Me” a shot. The book starts off interestingly enough, with a unique meet between the two main characters, Kendall and Vaughn. Kendall, on a summer break before starting law school in the fall, is staying at her aunt’s place in California. Vaughn, a hot up-and-coming model, lives next door with his two roommates.
Kendall and Vaughn flirt with their attraction to one another, but both
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Cee Cee Houston
Apr 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I’ve read a few books by Robin Bielman, and loved each one. Samanthe Beck is new to me, but that will be changing soon. These two write so seamlessly you would never guess it was a duo’s collaboration.
The book has a few laugh out loud moments, mixed in with the blazing chemistry that we are given an insight before we even see Vaughn Shaughnessy and Kendall Hewitt together for the first time. Vaughn’s slightly hungover recollections of their first meeting(not shown in the story, but visualized in
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Caroline F
Thoroughly enjoyed this book!

"It's no dream. She's real - every bitable curve, every lick-able expanse of skin, every exasperated crinkle of her brows."

Kendall Hewitt is house-sitting her aunt's house for the summer, while she makes decisions about her future. She never expects to find her estranged half-sisters sharing the house with her, nor does she expect to be attracted and distracted by her gorgeous neighbour. She's feeling things for the first time in a years - things beyond her tight se
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Felicia Eddy
Apr 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow, Promise Me is a fantastic story for first time co-writers Robin Bielman and Samantha Beck. It has laugh out loud moments but also some heartache that affects both main characters, Vaughn and Kendall.

Kendall Hewitt is housesitting for her aunt - she is going through a transition in her life and the summer away is a good time for her to think about it is she really wants. She also has to take care of Snowflake a Pomeranian who thinks she is a big dog and when walking her that's when it happen
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Elenasbookblog
Mar 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
You can also read my review here → http://elenasbookblog.com/new-review-...

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A new writing duo is here! Samanthe Beck is known for her steamy books and Robin for her humorous ones, so these two created a fun and sexy story! Promise Me is a hot book filled with sweet scenes and lovable characters.

Kendall has been house sitting her aunt's home but she has to deal with two estranged sisters, a feisty little dog and an irresistible neighbor. It's only for a summer so what can happen, right?!Vaughn is
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Robin Bielman is the USA Today bestselling author of over fifteen novels. When not attached to her laptop, she loves to read, go to the beach, frequent coffee shops (and by frequent she means daily but she's trying to break the habit), and spend time with her high school sweetheart husband and two sons.

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