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Lightning in My Wake

(Lightning #1)

4.14  ·  Rating details ·  96 ratings  ·  24 reviews
Colby Evans can leap from one country to the next in a heartbeat. She can see every sunset in every time zone in the same day. She can travel across the world in a flash. She defies gravity and physics with every breath she takes. She’s tested her abilities and found them limitless.
She is the lightning. She is Lucent. And nothing can stop her.
Except him.
Theodore Ramsey
Published May 25th 2014 (first published May 24th 2014)
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Shelly Crane
May 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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I got an ARC of this from Lila and loved this book. Ever since she told me about this book last year, I've been waiting for it. Theo is an awesome book boy. I'm so intrigued with the paranormal aspects of the story. Can't wait for book two. ...more
Mandy (I Read Indie) Anderson
This is the problem and the glory of Lucent women. You can’t hold them down. Any man in love with a Lucent female is doomed and blessed to eternally chase her lightning. You can’t anchor them. You can’t guarantee they will be in your bed the next morning or anytime at all.

But when I had Colby—I had her heart and soul.


When you have the ability to flash to a different country in the blink of an eye, the possibilities are endless. The world is yours for the taking. But what if you are trying t
Apr 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2014
This is a brand new series from Lila Felix...I honestly don't know how she keeps them straight!! She's just that AMAZING!!...this one is another hit!

I loved Colby and her spunk!! I love how she didn't know how to handle Theo, was she suppose to stay away from to keep him save or be with him bc he wasn't save bc he could flash too. I think having the ability to flash would be so awesome!! Of course there are always negatives with any special power.

Then there is Theo...I honesty don't think Lila c
May 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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Lila Felix has blown me away...With Lightning in my Wake, she has created a unique, intriguing world that draws the reader in to the complex and dynamic storyline featuring some fascinating characters.
We begin by meeting Colby Evans. She calls herself a flasher and when I first read it, I died laughing. Of course it isn't the type of flasher that you are thinking about right now, but she has the ability to flash from one place to another like lightning. What an awesom
May 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars for Lightning In My Wake.

Lightning in My Wake is the first book I've read by Lila Felix, and I'm not sure why I waited so long, other than my "to read" list is simply too long. This story is full of passion, intensity, and some really awesome abilities. It's packed with an amazing amount of history on the Lucent and digs even deeper as the story progresses. This remarkable tale is told from both Colby and Theo's perspectives.

Colby is a Lucent, which means she can travel the world in
Ashleigh Russell
May 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Lila manages to outdo herself AGAIN! I’m convinced there is nothing she can’t do. I haven’t read anything like this, so it was very original for me. I love the idea of flashing from one exotic place to the next in an instant. Who wouldn’t love that?! It was cool to read about all of the exciting places. I am afraid to say that with those kinds of blessings and gifts there are always curses. I honestly couldn’t put it down. I was immediately invested and can’t wait to see more of the story develo ...more
Apr 07, 2014 rated it really liked it
There's Colby a spunky, bold, loud mouthed chicky with a passion for "Flashing" which is the same as teleportation. Theo is our strong, swoony lead guy with heart palpitating manners who yearns to make Colby his once again.

He has always loved Colby from afar. Theo loves her fiery spirit and wants her future tied to his for all of eternity but sadly Colby has fears of being abandoned by her love, Theo so she distances herself until he comes in need of her help. Colby will not lose Theo and will f
Apr 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.

Lightning in My Wake is another dive into the paranormal pool for Lila Felix, and graceful one it is! My only worry going into this was at 138 pages it’s a pretty short novel, but that proved to be groundless as there’s a lot of punch packed into it!

He turned to face me. “There are Resin on my tail-always.” “Mine too. They like to look at my ass as I flash away.”

A detailed and interesting mythology will draw you into the world
May 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Traveling in a flash, what a concept! Not going to say anything else because you need to read it and I do not want to give a single thing away.

What I liked about the book: Theo - for me it is all about Theo. I love his dedication to Colby, and his strength or character. I love the idea of their abilities, it would be very cool to be able to do what they can do.

What I didn't like about the book: The beginning was just a little slow for me, not enough to ding the author for, because sometimes stor
May 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book! Lila has hit another home run with this one. :) This book has some mystery, it has some romance, it has some conflict, and it has some great likable characters. The ending hints at more, with a cliff hanger ending! I certainly can't wait to see what more comes to this story. ...more
May 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
Well this was different. Different in a really good way. I did enjoy this. Cliffhanger endings really do my head in though, so I will wait rather impatiently for the next one.
May 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing
ARC Review:

Lila does it again!! I was blown away the moment I started reading LIMW. This story will grab you pull you in and hold you tight with mystery, danger & romance!! This story transcends any other paranormal romance you're every going to read all books will pale in comparison. The reader is woven into a magical world filled with " Lucents" "flashes" ( it's not what y'all are think!) it's a term for time travers, "Seekers" & the ever present rule keepers the "Synod". All brought to vivid
Jun 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
Lila has done it again. I am blown away. Not only is this a spellbinding story about the complex relationship between Colby and Theo, but it has a paranormal element in it like none other I have read. The world she has built is not only unique, but also felt real. I loved Colby and Theo. They were both stubborn as mules, but in that endearing way that makes you cheer on their stubbornness. I also loved the array of secondary characters. They added so much to this fascinating tale. There are some ...more
Fave LF novel to date!

I've really enjoyed everything LF has written but Lightning in my Wake blew me away! I fell in love with every single aspect of this novel. The characters are all so incredibly likable. The plot was great! You don't know who to trust and what is going to hit the characters next. There's so much emotion flowing through the characters and when we see the loss of a supporting character, you feel the loss deep within your heart. You nearly mourn with the characters and then you
Maggie Feng
Jul 06, 2014 rated it did not like it
Nope nope nope this book was so bad that I couldn't take it anymore. It's kind of sickening to watch the unexplained connections between these characters, like how all the men seem to be so compliant and still refer to their love interest as "my female." The plot really didn't move far at all and the "bad guys" just kind of became the bad guys. Murder happens because of a tiny act of rebellion. Everything is topsy turvy in this world and exaggerated, and the worst part is that the setup for all ...more
May 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I could not put this book down! Lila has done it again and has written another fabulous book.

How awesome would it be to be able to think of some place and in a flash you're there, AWESOME! Being able to read about all the places that Colby and Theo have been is like an escape. Colby has such a personality that I fell in love with and Theo is a heartbreaker. The love they have for each other is out of this world sweet. Being able to flash is a blessing and curse but Colby and Theo handle it the
May 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
Lighting?? Really??

That is why Lila Felix is a genius!

What I like about this book: Well hello new Book Boyfriend Theo!! Let me stalk you daily!! haha!! Okay, in a seriousness Theo is amazing and is great for Colby! I like Colby but Theo makes this story!

What I didn't like: Well, it's a tad slow in some part, BUT .... BUT .. Lila makes up for it at the end and I would like BOOK 2 soon please
Jun 23, 2014 rated it liked it
It was not bad...not sure if I'll continue the series though. It was definitely original, I've never read any other sort of book like this. But, I personally didn't connect enough with the characters to continue reading the series. ...more
Nov 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Interesting book

This book is different than most others of the genre. I can't wait for the next book to come out.
Jackie -Sated Faery
May 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
Great book!! Review coming soon!!
May 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Simone Butler
May 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
Lila Felix rocks! loved the story, can't wait for the next one! ...more
Alina Man
May 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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Another amazing story from Lila Felix. Truly enjoyed it. Full review coming soon :)
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Lila Felix is full of antics and stories. She refused to go to Kindergarten after the teacher made her take a nap on the first day of school. She staged her first protest in middle school. She almost flunked out of her first semester at Pepperdine University because she was enthralled with their library and frequently was locked in. Now her husband and three children have to put up with her rebel ...more

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