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Unexpected

Written by: Jenny Frame
Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
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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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  • 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.

7 of 8 people found this review helpful

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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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  • Jessica S. from Las Vegas
  • 2019-03-21

Unexpected, indeed!

It's not often that I take the time to write about a book I love, frankly there's so many out there, it's hard to choose. When I first started this book, I didn't realize how incredibly charming and fun it was going to be. I was just looking forward to another generic lesbian romance, but the author found a way to suck me completely into this little world. With just enough intrigue to make it even more enjoyable. The main characters were shown as human and flawed, but so very lovable, especially Dale! And the way they come around to realizing their feelings, well, let's just say I don't typically listen to audible books more than once (unless you were to get some Giselle Fox books, then it'd be repeat-O-Rama!) but I find this to be such a cleverly thought out and emotionally charged book, I just can't seem to get enough! The performance is wonderful, so much so I looked up other books she's read and have them in my queue now! Overall, great story! <3

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  • N.B
  • 2019-02-10

Thawing of the ice queen

I loved this story and it’s characters. The narrator did a great job of changing the voices and making you imagine that these people actually exist. I cannot wait until the sequel comes out!

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  • Charmed
  • 2019-01-17

One question

what the crap happened with Ash!?! I hated her with passion. Loved the story otherwise

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  • Carolyn G. Manuel
  • 2018-05-24

A Family At Last

Rebecca Harper and her son, Jake, are hidden from the world and that’s exactly what Rebecca want. When Jake find his biological mother, Rebecca’s life becomes a roller coaster. Dale Maguire is longing to have a family and love. Their story will have you smiling, laughing and crying, all at the same time.

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  • Gayle Anderson
  • 2018-04-20

Love Love

This book was really good! Loved the narrators voice! Want a book 2 where Trent finds love!

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  • Q. Thompson
  • 2018-03-19

heartwarming story

Loved this book. Has a little bit of everything. I really enjoyed listening to it and loved story. The intimate scenes were tastefully done but exciting.

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  • Megan A Field
  • 2018-01-31

lovely

such a touching story and irs nice to have a lesbian romance where the drama isn't caused by a misunderstanding between the two women. i loved this story and have loved every story that she had written so far and the reader is just amazing!