You Were Mine : Rosemary Beach

  • by Abbi Glines
  • Narrated by Sebastian York, Elizabeth Louise
  • Series: Rosemary Beach
  • 6 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From number one New York Times best-selling author Abbi Glines comes a brand-new Rosemary Beach novel about Tripp Newark and his hidden romantic past with Bethy Lowry.
In the eyes of the wealthy playboys who frequent Kerrington Country Club in Rosemary Beach, Tripp Newark is a hero. Under pressure from his parents to become a lawyer and lead a conservative, upper-class life, Tripp disappeared from town five years ago to travel the world, forfeiting the opportunity to inherit millions. Yet few know what he was really running from...
Bethy Lowry was unraveling long before her boyfriend drowned in a riptide trying to save her after she'd had one too many drinks - again. A trailer park kid working as a cart girl among the wealthy patrons of Kerrington Country Club, Bethy has always been impressionable. But five years ago, before she earned her reputation as a hard-drinking, easy girl, she had spent a single summer with Tripp Newark that changed her life forever.


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Good Standalone Not Interested In Series

Sebastian York is a fantastic narrator. He performed several series that I have listened to and I have always enjoyed the way he has is able to master the tough job of making women sound like women and men sounding like studs. He is a true professional

Elizabeth Louise had a bit of difficulty convincing me that these were motorcycle men, however on the flip side as she performed the female characters – she was spot on.

They both made this book enjoyable and help keep me engaged in an "adult contemporary romance" that, at times, seemed more of a juvenile/young adult storyline. Here's a quick summary.

Trip & Bethy were friends in high school. However they became close, physically close during a summer break when Trip was expected to leave at the end of summer to attend college. Instead he ran away as the time got closer – but not before knowing that Bethy held his heart.

Bethy found out, shortly after Trip left that she was pregnant. He never returned her calls and she was left to deal with the situation on her own. I cannot elaborate without giving away the ending.

Bethy found solace and contentment with Jace, a cousin of Trips. Jace died of drowning when he was trying to rescue Beth. Beth as had to live with the guilt.

Eight years later, Trip & Beth cross paths at a friends wedding. He knows that he messed things up badly, by running away from Beth but he has his reasons. In the meantime he is out to prove to her that he is a changed man, some one worthy of her love. She will have none of it. Between the pregnancy and her damage from Jace's accident, she has too much baggage to sort through and there is no place for Trip in her life.

They both keep reflecting back to their relationship, years earlier, only in each individual's mind, never really talking about it. The rest of the book was easily predictable until the final chapters when all is revealed! It is a great ending and this listener would have liked to hear a lengthy epilogue, but that's not meant to be.

As a part of a series, I probably will not continue based on this book alone. However, I have listened to three Abbi Glines in the past few weeks, I gave one five stars all around, the other was less impressive and this one would be right between them. I enjoy getting to know Abbi Glines and her work. I appreciate her writing style and will continue to seek out books that she has authored.

Notes: Mature themes & swearing including an occasional F bomb.

*I was given a copy of this book to listen to in exchange for my review.*

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- DK


There's something about these Abbi Glines books that resonates with me. I've commented before that the books border on being like an after school special, with serious adult issues. maybe it's fact that all the characters are young, hot, rich, and sometimes a little naive while hooking up all around town! Whatever it is, I keep getting drawn in!

Tripp and Bethey definitely had a great story to tell. They've been on the outskirts of the other books, but their story was equally as interesting. The sex is hot as ever, and I found myself gushing over their budding romance as two youngsters in love. There's usually a cliffhanger but I was happy that this one was wrapped up in one story and Bethey was put out of her misery!

Highly recommended, and credit worthy!
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- BluBumbleB

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-02-2014
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio