Title: My Unexpected Love
Series: The Beaumont Series: Next Generation #2
Author: Heidi McLaughlin
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Ben Miller met the love of his life the day he crossed paths with Elle James in their high school cafeteria. New to Beaumont, he took a chance when he approached her. Their first encounter was everything his mother ever read to him about fairy tales. He saw the girl who would be his forever.
From the moment Elle James met Ben Miller they’ve been best friends. Everything they did, they did it together, from late night study sessions, family vacations, throwing bottles off the water tower, going to prom and finally moving to California for college.
However, after the almost tragic accident where she nearly lost her twin sister, Elle’s life hasn’t been the same, and neither has her relationship with Ben.
One fateful decision changes the scope of Ben and Elle’s relationship. For one, it means a new beginning. For the other, it means change.
Once again Ms McLaughlin has given us a couple to fall in love with. Sometimes we get so lost in the now that we done see the future that is staring us in the face. The fear of loss holds us back from asking for the things we truly want in life.
Elle is struggling right now, sue seems to be flailing like a fish out of water. She just can't seem to move forward and has everyone who loves her worried. Just as her family decided to push her to get her life back, something happens and she seems to be loosing her best friend too. Like a hard wake up call, I think she is finally getting it. But is it too late to save her friendship with her best friend?
It has been hard loving Elle James silently for past few years but fear of loosing her completely has keep Ben quiet. As they approach senior year and final round of classes, he is feeling the need to let her know. Can he have everything he has ever wanted. The marketing career and the girl or will he have to give up on the girl and move on somehow?
I love that we are getting more of the Beaumont series through their now growing children, it is a fun way to keep the character's alive.
**** Advanced copy provided in exchange for an honest review ***
In The Series
Heidi is a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author.
Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she now lives in picturesque Vermont, with her husband and two daughters. Also renting space in their home is an over-hyper Beagle/Jack Russell, Buttercup and a Highland West/Mini Schnauzer, JiLL and her brother, Racicot.
When she's isn't writing one of the many stories planned for release, you'll find her sitting court-side during either daughter's basketball games.
Heidi's first novel, Forever My Girl, will be in theaters on October 27, 2017, starring Alex Roe and Jessica Rothe.