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My Unexpected Forever (The Beaumont Series #2)

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I expected a life of music.
I expected to raise my son.
It took one look to make everything change.
I never expected happiness.

I never expected to find her.
I never expected to feel desire.
I never expected I’d be a family man.
I never expected to be loved.
I never expected to fall in love.

They say you should expect the unexpected, I didn’t realize my unexpected would be the fore
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Published September 2nd 2013
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mmmm first, Harrison casting...


This had the SWEETEST. ENDING. EVER!!!!!

My Unexpected Forevertold a beautiful, emotional story about love and healing. It was never rushed and focused just as much on family bonding as it did on romance. It was both sexy and heartwarming. Seriously, there's just something about a bad boy rocker who is also a loving, caring dad that is absolutely heart melting!! I finished the book with happy tears in my eyes. Loved it!

4.5 Forever Stars!!!
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My Unexpected Forever is the second book in the Beaumont series. If you haven’t read book one, I would read it before starting this. This is not only Harrison and Katelyn’s story, but Quinn, Elle and Peytons. It’s a story about second chances, learning to love again, moving on, and family.

Harrison James has always been a single dad. From the moment a one night stand dropped his infant son off at his door and never looked back. As the drummer in Liam’s band, Harrison has alwa
So what can I tell you about My Unexpected Forever? Firstly, I can tell you that it's the second book in The Beaumont Series and to be able to fully enjoy it, you should read Forever My Girl (Book 1) and My Everything (Book 1.5) first.

What else can I tell you without giving away any spoilers? Hhmm, let's see...

1. Liam Page has met his match

Yep, I said it. Let me introduce you to Harrison James, drummer in Liam's band, 4225 West. Tall, green eyes, tattooed, rock star, dad; Harrison is everything
Jan 05, 2013 Farah marked it as get-released-now
I'm waiting...
4 Unexpected Stars!


In this second installment we have Katelyn and Harrison.
Harrison lives for his music and his son. He never expected to fall in love.
And he especially never expected to fall in love with a woman raising her two twins alone and mourning the loss of her ex-husband.


Katelyn can’t deny her feelings for Harrison anymore. But she can’t stop feeling like she’s betraying her husband. Even knowing that he would want her to be happy and move on.
But the most she tries to ignore her fe
Dec 20, 2013 Anna marked it as books-lost-in-book-2-plus-vortex
I. Cannot. Wait.

I expected a life of music.
I expected to raise my son.
It took one look to make everything change.
I never expected happiness.

I never expected to find her.
I never expected to feel desire.
I never expected I’d be a family man.
I never expected to be loved.
I never expected to fall in love.

They say you should expect the unexpected, I didn’t realize my unexpected would be the forever kind

Sarah Fitz
Dec 28, 2012 Sarah Fitz marked it as to-read
Shelves: september-2013
This will be the LONGEST 6 months!! I need more Liam!!!!!
Holly - Holly's Hot Reads
********ARC received in exchange for an honest review********

Holly’s 5 Star Review

When I stumbled upon Forever My Girl by Heidi McLaughlin at the beginning of the year, I couldn’t read it fast enough. I loved every minute of Josie and Liam’s story so when I heard there would be a sequel focusing on Josie’s best friend Kaitlyn and Liam’s best friend and band mate Harrison, I couldn’t wait. And when I finally got the chance to read it, I was NOT disappointed. My Unexpected Forever completely out d

This was exactly what I needed right now! After my Reader’s Block that made totally picky and unfocused on one book, My Unexpected Forever took me on heartwarming journey that made me swoon, laugh and enjoy myslef. Finally I could stick to one book and finish it. Thank you God for this book!

My Unexpected Forever is lovely, touching story that made my heart swell with all this fluffy, fuzzy feelings. This is a second novel in Beaumont series, and this time Heidi McLaughlin tells Harrison and Kate
Jacqueline's Reads
More review and INTERVIEW with Heidi McLauhlin HERE

5 heart breaking, just-give-him-a-chance! Stars


Like my rating? I do too. Look, let me just cut to the chase, I LOVE the Beaumont series AND I love Heidi McLauhlin!!!!

My Forever Girl (Beaumont #1) was FANTASTIC and my 5 star review
is HERE. AND My Unexpected Forever DID.NOT.DISSAPOINT! In fact I love this one EVEN MORE! Yep. And you know why? ONE FREAKING WORD SAYS IT ALL…


Oh, you didn’t hear me? Let me just say it
Mar 18, 2013 Time marked it as to-read
When I saw there was a second book I hoped it was about Noah. I would LOOOOVE to read a story about him a few years after the end of Forever My Girl. He could be in high school and have a romance with Peyton.
Now that I know it's about Harrison and Katelyn I'm a little bit disapointed but I still can't wait to read it.
This is a heartachingly beautiful story of love after loss, the creation of family, one broken hearted woman and one very determined, very perfect man.

Harrison is the best friend of Liam from Forever My Girl, and the drummer in their highly successful band. He looks like a clichéd hardcore rocker, covered in tattoos, always wearing cargo shorts, combat boots, and a beanie, but looks can be very deceiving. He is actually one of the sweetest, gentlest, most big-hearted men I have ever read, and by
Georgia Cruz
*UPDATED 9/4/13 with images!*

Another 5 stars again for this second book!

At first, I want to strangle Katelyn because of wasting so much time in getting Harrison confused over her feelings for him. It's so annoyingly obvious she wants him but afraid of getting hurt again because of what happened to her husband. I especially love seeing rockstars with their cute kids. Through all those solid, hard muscles, tattoo sleeves and piercings, they have that warm loving aura when it comes to their little
J.A. Huss

First reviewed at New Adult Addiction

First of all, I love this blurb. I really enjoy unconventional blurbs, I think it shows that the author is willing to take a risk and not just write up the same old same old when it comes to a summary.

OK, now on to the book review. I loved Forever My Girl, the first book in this series and you can find my review here. This series centers on the town of Beaumont and the people who live there. Forever My girl centered around Liam and Josie, first loves who got
*5 big fat BEAUTIFUL stars.*

I usually find it either so difficult to review a 5* book or the easiest thing in the world. I have a feeling this will be the latter. There was a million one things I love about it and I enjoyed every single word. I want to call it a 'feel good' book, and it is to some extent, I felt beyond happy whilst reading it, the majority of the time, but my poor heart also took a battering. I think Heidi McLaughlin is the only author I can recall that is able to have you fall
MY UNEXPECTED FOREVER by Heidi McLaughlin. Oh wow!! I'm swooning on Drummers!! :3

Freaking 5 Stars!


I expected a life of music.
I expected to raise my son.
It took one look to make everything change.
I never expected happiness.

I never expected to find her.
I never expected to feel desire.
I never expected I’d be a family man.
I never expected to be loved.
I never expected to fall in love.

They say you should expect the unexpected, I didn’t realize my unexpected would be the forever kind.

OMG I love thi
Chelcie - Addicted Souls
6 " rock star who is secretly the sweetest man alive" stars

This book just cemented my love for Heidi McLaughlin. Forever my girl hooked me and unexpected forever reeled me in. I'm a trout and heidi just cooked me for dinner.

This book was

Jumping for joy
Knocked it out of the park
Laugh out loud
Never wanted to put it down
X-ray my
4.5 LOVER of Harrison Stars

What this book did to me:
1.Sucked me in from page one.
2.Made me feel like these characters were real people.
3.Exposed me to a lot of different emotions.
4.Made me fall in love with Harrison and his son Quinn.
5.The author did a great job of making this story feel so real and alive that I forgot it was just a story and it didn't really happen.

Harrison is my favorite man of this entire series so far. He is such a good guy, friend, and father. He feels an instant connection
Natasha is a Book Junkie
“Her body is the one drumbeat I can’t master, but I’ll never give up trying.”

There’s something utterly moving about stories of second chance at love and healing hearts that learn to love again, but add to that equation a sexy tattooed rockstar who knows what he wants and will do anything, risk his own heart being broken, to get the woman he loves, and you have magic.

We met Katelyn and Harrison in Forever My Girl, Katelyn being Liam and Josie’s lifelong friend whose husband’s death brought the

I wasn't sure if My Unexpected Forever could meet my expectations or measure up to Forever My Girl. But Harrison and Katelyn's story just melted my heart in such a different way.

We experienced Katelyn's heartbreak in FMG, when the love of her life dies in a sudden accident, leaving her to raise her two twin girls without the man she loves by her side. But When Harrison comes to Beaumont during the holidays; she steals his heart in a moment. The only problem is, is that Katelyn isn't ready to let
[~Ami~]♥Sexy Dexy♥

I honestly don't know why I torture myself like this. This book got me so mad and yup you guessed it, the heroine.

Katelyn is a widow raising twin girls, it was never going to be easy for her.

She struggled with her feelings for Harrison. I could just strangle her just so that she could just wake up.

"There is no type when it comes to love Katelyn"

It wasn't a question of will they or won't they? More of a when are they going to get together? And when will Katelyn ruin it?

Aside from the heroine th
Michelle [Helen Geek]
09/07/2013 --

Overall Rating = 2 Stars
Book Cover / Book Blurb / Book Title = 4 / 4 / 4 = 4 Stars
Writer’s Voice = 2 Stars
Character Development = 2.5 Stars
Story Appreciation = 2 Stars
Worth the Chili = 1 Star -- [$3.99 on Amazon]

Okay, when I read the first in this series, I said in my review, I was pleasantly surprised. Well, when I expected to get something similar in quality, I was sorely disappointed with this one. This book was pretty bad. I'm not going to waste too much time on my review, but w
Toni Aleo
Amaze balls!!!!!!!!! Love love love Harrison!
Reviewed @ Enticed by Books

Holy Mother of Emotions!!! I don't know what I was expecting from this book, but it certainly wasn't THAT! I'm having a hard time expressing my feelings because they are all over the place. It's safe to say that My Unexpected Forever has blown my mind with all the feels it gave me. I couldn't be more happy with the way the author executed Harrison and Katelyn's story. Simply Brilliant!

Books with kids do tend to make me very emotional especially when the kids are hurti
M.R. Joseph
I'm not good at writing reviews even though I'm a writer, but I can get my point across. This book is one of my all-time- favorites. I can't say enough about it. It takes you on such an emotional roller coaster. I felt so much for Harrison and Kaitlyn reading it, and her kids, and Harrison's. Heidi McLaughlins writing is superb, and just gets better and better. This story will grab a hold of your heart, and not let it go. i read it on a plane ride to California, I'm a terrible flyer but this boo ...more
Megan Shultz
Apr 08, 2013 Megan Shultz marked it as to-read
I really wanted a book about Noah in his golden high school years, but the story of Harrison and Katelyn will be good enough! I just really hope this wont ruin "forever my girl" for me.
Jan 02, 2013 Ellelou marked it as to-read

“Imagining a life with her is as easy as breathing.

YAY! Katelyn and Harrison's story! These two are due for a HEA.
Heather Putnam
Such a cute book! I love Harrison!
Mara De Guzman
***4 Expected Lovely Stars!!!***

"From the moment I saw her eyes, I knew she was the one for me, the one that is going to make my life complete. I made a change in my life because of her. I really can't see myself doing something to screw it up."

We met Harrison and Katelyn in Forever My Girl. Harrison being Liam's bandmate and close friend and Katelyn being Josie's (and Liam's) oldest, bestest friend. In that book, we were shown a glimpse of the attraction - at least on Harrison's part - between
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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 and two Parakeets.

During the day Heidi is behind a desk talking about Land Use. At night, she's writing one of the many stories planned for release or sitting
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Other Books in the Series

The Beaumont Series (6 books)
  • Forever My Girl (The Beaumont Series, #1)
  • Finding My Forever (The Beaumont Series, #3)
  • Finding My Way (The Beaumont Series, #4)
  • 12 Days of Forever (The Beaumont Series, #4.5)
  • My Kind of Forever (The Beaumont Series, #5)
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“Everything in me is saying give up; that I don’t need her, but I do. I need her like I need to breathe.” 19 likes
“I don’t think she likes my tattoos, and I’m very different from her husband.”
Quinn rolls his eyes. He’s far too smart for his age. “I think your tattoos tell a story, maybe she should learn to read.”
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