Blog Tour: When I’m Gone by Abbi Glines

Posted April 16, 2015 by Katrina @ Bookish Things in Blog Tour, Book Review / 0 Comments

Blog Tour: When I'm Gone by Abbi Glines

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.
Blog Tour: When I’m Gone by Abbi GlinesWhen I'm Gone by Abbi Glines
Series: Rosemary Beach
Published by Atria on 4/7/2015
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, New Adult, Romance
Pages: 272
Format: eARC
Source: Publisher
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Series Rating:
Also in this series: Fallen Too Far, Rush Too Far
Also by this author: Twisted Perfection, Fallen Too Far

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Abbi Glines comes the next new adult novel in the Rosemary Beach series, in which we meet Mase, a Texas heartthrob first introduced in Take a Chance who comes to Rosemary Beach to stir things up.

I had an urge to fix all her problems. Which was stupid. She was doing fine without me. But something about those big eyes…

Mase Colt-Manning has always preferred his humble life as a Texas rancher to his birthright as the son of a legendary rock star. In fact, he rarely visits his father’s rarefied world in Rosemary Beach, especially if it means bunking at his vile half-sister Nan’s house—until one visit leads to a chance encounter with a young, gorgeous house maid who awakens him with her off-key but spirited imitation of a country music star…

Reese Ellis finally has her freedom. After escaping a lifetime of abuse from her parents and classmates for an undiagnosed learning disorder, she seizes the opportunity to be a house maid to some of the richest families in Rosemary Beach. But her job is in jeopardy when she causes an accident at the home of her most important client, Nan Dillon. When a hot, half-naked stranger with a cowboy’s swagger comes to her rescue, she’s intrigued—then afraid once he shows his own interest. Reese has never met a trustworthy man in her life. Will Mase be any different?


I have loved Mase in prior books.  He’s a very protective brother, and tells it how it is.  We get to see his uber sweet side in this installment.  The kindness he shows Reese is adorable.  He seems to struggle with having any kind of relationship because his ranch is important to him, and he lives all the way in Texas.  He finds ways to make sure he’s available to Reese.  The lengths he goes through in order to help Reese is any kind of way is inspiring.  When he does something the goes all the way.

Reese is a girl who has had many hardships growing up.  She doesn’t trust men, and prefers to just work and get through each day.  She doesn’t know how to interpret the kindness Mase shows her.  She’s not used to people genuinely nice to her.  She doubts herself in so many ways, and lets the awful things she was told as a child control her.

This series definitely has the sexy times, but this book doesn’t focus on that as much.  Sex is definitely a major topic, but not in the way I was expecting.

I really enjoyed this story, and I <3 Mase so much more than I ever did.

Favorite Quote
“God bless America and Mase Manning’s ass.




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About Abbi Glines

Abbi Glines is the New York Times, USA TODAY, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Rosemary Beach, Sea Breeze, Vincent Boys, and Existence series. A devoted booklover, Abbi lives with her family in Alabama. She maintains a Twitter addiction at @AbbiGlines and can also be found at and

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About Katrina @ Bookish Things

I'm a mom of two and love to read, listen to music, and rock out at concerts. Sometimes you can find me reading, or writing, in between sets at concerts. I read many genres, and have a TBR mountain.

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