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Series: O'Brien Family #4
Published by Cecy Robson LLC on May 23rd 2017
Genres: Contemporary Romance
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Declan O’Brien was always driven to take his place among Philly’s elite, working hard for everything he’s earned, including the title of Assistant District Attorney. He’s won seemingly impossible cases, so he’s furious when he’s assigned to lead the one unit he doesn’t want.
Melissa Fenske was born hearing impaired to a neglectful mother, finding solace when she was adopted by a young attorney, now Declan’s boss. As the current Director of Victim Services, Melissa’s livid when Declan is placed in the main unit she oversees. She can’t forget their disastrous first encounter. Or shake how he makes her feel.
Declan considers the assignment another step toward his political aspirations, despite that he can’t get Melissa out of his mind. Melissa sees Declan as egotistical and self-serving, kicking herself for how fast she’s falling for him. Someone as hot, smooth, and perfect as Declan isn’t supposed to want her.
In another situation with any other woman, Declan wouldn’t hesitate to take Melissa to bed. But she is the boss’s daughter, and for once, Declan finds himself wanting more than just a one night stand.
Neither counted on each other. Both just met their match.
I’ve been waiting for Declan and Melissa’s story ever since they first met in the first book in the O’Brien Family series, Once Kissed. Declan didn’t make the best of first impressions that day. LOL
Feel Me focuses on the next to the oldest O’Brien sibling of 7 kids, Declan. He is an Assistant District Attorney who had his eyes set on being the youngest District Attorney and then Mayor. He doesn’t believe in love and never wanted a relationship or family of his own after seeing how “love” ruined by his mother and father’s marriage when he was a kid.
Melissa had a rough childhood because of her mother and her hearing impairment. After she was adopted by her dad the current District Attorney her life took a turn for the better. But like Declan she has issues due to her childhood that has followed her into adulthood.
Declan’s disbelief in love and Melissa’s trust issues are the biggest things they have to over come. Their jobs don’t really help either. They are thrown together when Melissa’s dad has to take a leave of absence. Declan is not happy about being assigned to Victim Services unit. No one really wants to work in the unit because of the horrible things they see what the women and children victims go through. But it’s Melissa’s passion to help these victims. Declan deals the best he can in hopes he can climb the work ladder.
The two get closer through a case and their love and respect of her father. But of course issues come up and makes their journey to a HEA bumpy. Cecy Robson does a great job with portraying Melissa and her hearing impaired and the use of ASL. I took three semesters of ASL in college recently and I love seeing a strong heroine who is strong and sexy. I also love that Declan is attracted to her, not seeing her impairment as an issue.
Feel Me is a powerful, sexy and funny romance. I’m in total love with this family and hope that Robson continues the series. After all there are two more brothers who are single or at least not settled into a relationship.
After 17 years I've finally finished my BA in English (no I do not want to be a teacher). Before majoring in English I would not have touched anything labeled "classic", but I have enjoyed a few along the way in my college career.
While I hated to read growing up, I am now an avid book reader and audiobook listener. I love rejecting reality one book at a time. I only read fiction within my favorite (at least to date) genres which include: most romance (paranormal, contemporary, D/s, BDSM, M/M)Urban Fantasy, and a few YA (mostly PNR or UF from favorite adult authors, but I'm slowly stepping out of my comfort zone after enjoying a few contemporary YA novels in adolescent literature class I took).