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Unexpected

Written by: Jenny Frame
Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
Categories: LGBT, Romance
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Publisher's Summary

Self-made business owner Dale McGuire has always enjoyed two things in life: women and fast cars. Now in her mid-30s, she's restless and can't work out why. Then one day a 10-year-old boy turns up, claiming to be her son, and her simple ordered world turns upside down.

Rebecca Harper bears the emotional scars of her father's crimes, and now she has two rules: never let anyone get too close and never admit weakness. Thanks to an anonymous egg donor, infertility didn't stop her from having her son Jake. Now pregnant for a second time, she's horrified when Jake brings home the woman he believes is his other mother.

When distrust turns to understanding and passion, can Dale and Rebecca, two women bound by fate, make a family neither expected?

©2017 Jenny Frame (P)2017 Bold Strokes Books Inc

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  • KC
  • 2019-10-29

Short and sweet

A little on the cornier side, but I really enjoyed this short novel. A quick listen and overall you ended up rooting for the characters. Fell a little in love with Dale!

Really enjoyed the author and her use of accents. My only downside is I was left wanting more with the story, longer knowing these characters, more mundane moments, more everything. The story could feel a little choppy at times.

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  • Mrs. NY
  • 2017-08-17

Did not disappoint!

Excellent book by an author who is fastly becoming a favorite in my repertoire! I really enjoy this book! the characters had great chemistry and I found myself just enthralled in there love story. The narrator was wonderful as usual! She really brought the characters and their emotions alive! Well written and highly recommended book!

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  • Yamino Endo
  • 2017-09-07

OMG OMG OMG I LOVE THIS BOOK

How can I fully explain how much I love this story? I love every part of it, the ups and downs, the drama, the happiness, the love. And also the characters, I think I'll never forget them, they live in my heart now, Dale, Becca, Jake, Sam, Val, they were all unique and real.

The narrator did a fantastic job giving them each their own voice, perfectly transmitting every emotion, both good and bad. I felt everything the characters went through, like I was there with them and knew them my whole life.

I cannot recommend this book enough, I feel like I will never make it justice even if I use all the atoms in the universe to write about it. To anyone reading my meager review, do yourself a favor and buy this book, you won't regret it.

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  • IzzyG
  • 2019-01-15

Jenny Frame and Nicola Victoria Vincent are a perfect match

Frame is one of my favorite authors of this genre, and Vincent makes her works come to life. As a queer woman who has listened to dozens if not hundreds of romance novels over the years, I recommend this and every other Frame/Vincent audiobook without reservation.

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  • Saluta
  • 2020-06-01

Perfect pairing

Nicola Victoria Vincent did an exceptional job of narrating this stories and the voices were so easy to follow. The characters that Jenny Frame created were a perfect pairing making the romance sizzle and the story incredibly engaging. Highly recommend!!

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  • Maria T.
  • 2020-05-28

Amazing!

This book is so refreshing and funny!
I love the narrator who give an amazing performance.

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  • Michelle B
  • 2019-10-07

Heartwarming

the narrator of this book was amazing I fell in love with the characters and the way how the narrator spoke and the words just came alive from the way that she read the story the book is amazing I loved it

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  • Lorraine Rusnack
  • 2019-07-17

Awesome

What a great story surprising family secrets the best happy ever after the narration was perfect with all the brogues and accents can’t wait to listen to more of Jenny’s stories

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  • Jae B
  • 2019-07-08

Love it

My favorite Jenny Frame book. Performance and narrative are beautifully aligned. Characters well drawn and win your heart.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2019-06-13

Great story

Unexpected was a great story and the narration was superb. A lovely family themed book. Definitely recommend this book.

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  • Raro_girl72
  • 2019-06-09

A go to story

Love this story, listen to it over and over. I think I am a little in love with Dale.

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