Do You Feel It Too? By Nicola Rendell
Release Date: November 20th
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A hot summer night is perfect for feeling your way in the dark…
For urban-legend hunter and television host Gabe Powers, it’s business—investigate the most notorious haunted places in Savannah. Then he meets his new sound engineer, a dewy Georgia peach who may just turn this gig into (im)pure pleasure. All it takes is one night for them to conjure floor-rattling, wall-banging moans…but they’re not from the ghosts.
Blame the rippling abs, the cocky swagger, the granite jawline, the whole muscle-bulging package, but Gabe is bringing out good-girl Lily Jameson’s dirty side. Damn her code-of-conduct contract—this isn’t just a molten-hot fling.
There’s just one kink in the relationship they’ve been avoiding: soon they’ll be going their separate ways. Lily’s home is in Savannah, and Gabe is a globe-trotter at heart. For them to be together, they’ll both have to upend their so-very-different worlds and face their fears in the process. And suddenly things don’t feel so Georgia peachy keen at all.
Sunny Shelly’s Review: 4 Stars
He literally travels the globe looking for urban legends. She’s perfectly content to stay in Savannah for the rest of her life. Is their instalove enough?
I really liked the meet-cute in Do You Feel It Too? Gabe and Lily cross paths and he sees fireworks. Literally. It’s July 4th. But then they find out that she’s the sound engineer his manager’s hired to help him with a TV pilot, hunting Savannah’s ghosts and haunted legends, and their connection really skyrockets into something off the charts. But when his gig is done, he’ll be on to the next one and is Lily willing to take what she can get in the time that they have together and then watch him walk away? Neither one of them was looking for love, but that’s exactly what they found in one another. But can they reach a compromise with their very different lives?
I fell in love with Gabe and Lily from the start. They had an incredible meet-cute; the comments made by her parrot, The General, were hysterical; and the part where Gabe babysits her nephew really sealed the deal for him being a pretty great book boyfriend.
I really enjoyed the fact that Gabe and Lily weren’t “broken” characters who find healing in one another. Rather, they are both pretty content in their respective lives, but when their worlds are both turned upside down in meeting the other, they struggle to find a common ground. There is no major drama between them, no other woman/other man drama, some pretty steamy (tho unsafe!) sex, and a pretty darn good epilogue.
I received an advanced copy and voluntarily left a review.
He wrapped his arms around me, sliding one hand up along the back of my neck to keep me close. Running his thumb down my cheek, he held my hair back from my face. The laughter and playfulness were gone. Now he was back where I’d seen him in the bedroom. Greedy and serious. His palm grasped my tush in a delightfully possessive way. “Ouija speaks the truth. I do want you. So bad.”
“Me too,” I whispered back, but then I realized how confusing that sounded. “I mean, I want you. Not I want—”
He kissed me to shut me up. His hands gripped my body, and his tongue swept mine aside. Straddling him on my knees on the sofa, I felt him hard underneath me. I tipped my hips into him, with nothing but my panties and his chinos between us. This kiss was different than the one in the bedroom earlier. This was like a slow drizzle of caramel all through me. Just as the room began to spin, and just as I started to reach for his belt, he broke us apart, pulling my head back slightly with his fingers knotted into my hair. He nudged my cheek with his nose and said, “I’m gonna take you upstairs, Lily. And rock your fucking world.”
About the Author
Bestselling author Nicola Rendell loves writing naughty romantic comedies. After receiving a handful of degrees from a handful of places, she now works as a professor in New England. Nicola’s work has been featured in USA Today’s Happy Ever After and the Huffington Post. She loves to cook, sew, and play the piano. Her hobbies might make her sound like an old lady, but she’s totally okay with that. She is represented by Emily Sylvan Kim at the Prospect Agency.
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