November 24, 2016 1 min to read
Category : Reviews
The Navy made me the man I am, but I wouldn’t have survived without her.
Violet Shaw. My Vi.
I made her a promise a long time ago, and she thinks I broke it. But I never stopped loving her. I never will.
I was fool four years ago. I threw what we had away, thinking it was for her own good. No girl should have to wait around for a soldier that might never come home.
Everyday I thought about her; I fought to come back to her.
Now that I’m back in our hometown, I see her everywhere, as curvaceous and tempting as ever. But all she’s doing is pushing me away.
I was her first and I want to be her last.
I just need one chance.
I threw what we had away once — I won’t make that mistake again. Vi is going to be mine.
**Promise Me is a full-length standalone romance with an HEA, no cheating, and no cliffhanger.
Genre: Romance – Second-chance
Part of a Series: No
Steam level: Steamy in parts
This is the first Vivian Wood book I’ve read and the second for Willow Winters. Overall I really liked this book. It was fast-paced, well-written and kept my interest. I only had one issue, which was the use of “gonna”, “gotta” and “cum” – especially the “goona” and “gotta.’ I found it jarring and it threw me out of the story. At one point there was a line that read “I’m not gonna!” Now I know that it was supposed to be a key, pivotal moment in the book but all I saw was a toddler stomping during a tantrum and after that it was all over – every single time I read “gonna” I wanted to stomp me foot and then I’d giggle. I had a hard time believing that people in their 20’s would talk/think like that. Aside from this, which is really my issue, I found the book situations and emotions to be realistic and the characters relatable. I liked that the angst was not too dramatic.
I received this book for free from the author and I’m voluntarily giving an honest review.
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