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Didn't Expect You

(Against All Odds #2)

4.43  ·  Rating details ·  284 ratings  ·  162 reviews
USA Today Bestselling author Claudia Burgoa brings you a fresh romantic comedy filled with an unexpected surprise, a wicked billionaire, and plenty of laughs.

The right life is the one you never see coming.

I had it all. The luxury apartment, hot dates, and the big office to go with long nights at work.
Life was perfect.
But after a one-night stand, two little lines on a pre
Paperback, 298 pages
Published September 16th 2020
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Claudia Burgoa
Sep 15, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)

Meet billionaire adrenaline junky Nathaniel Chadwick. Everyone’s favorite playboy…and fall in love with him in this light-hearted standalone romantic comedy.

Playboy meets single Mom to Be.
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Erin Lewis
Sep 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
5 Star Review of Didn't Expect You (Against All Odds #2) by Claudia Y Burgoa
This is probably one of my favourite books from Ms.Burgoa. Didn't Expect You is an entertaining read and I was invested in this story from the first to the last chapter.
Nate and Nyx are so opposite it is hard to believe that they could blend together, however, they really do. They are both so focused and determined but the banter and bond that they share was to hard to ignore. Their chemistry sizzled and I enjoyed the
Nadine Bookaholic
I Love, Love, Love Nathaniel “Nate” Chadwick!!! He was truly amazing throughout the entire story. There wasn't a time I didn't root for him. Most see Nate as a playboy but there is so much more to him and some of it will soften your heart if not crush it completely.

Friendship is the key even though there was always sparks flying. The first book in the series I compared to You've Got Mail but this book is so unique I don't think I have seen or read anything remotely similar.

You can read my full
Michele McMullen
Sep 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Oh my Claudia has once again wooed me with her words and gave me characters that I fell in love with and could not wait to watch their story unfold.
Nate and Nyx could not be more opposite. Nate is an adrenalin junkie and quite the playboy. He has no desire to settle down or find the right woman. Nyx is detailed oriented that loves routine and facts. She has no need to be tied down and a relationship will be on her terms. What happens when you are thrown together due to family and situations the
Jo Reads Romance
Sep 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Another fantastic read
5 stars

My first experience of Claudia Y. Burgoa was the novel that precedes this one in the Against All Odds series, Wrong Text, Right Love. Each novel stands completely alone from the other, but I absolutely adored Wrong Text, and would highly recommend that book as much as I do this one.

Because this book was just as delicious as the first book in the series. Said series follows siblings Persephone, Nyx and Eros (their parents are slightly quirky!) as they go through c
Jessica Alcazar
Sep 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Another fantastic story for Claudia Y. Burgoa!! The storyline was entertaining and engaging and it’s impossible not to root for Nate and Nyx. She wrote such a perfect blend for them both. They were opposites but yet not. They worked really well together and had such great chemistry that I wanted to read about them forever! The more I read by this author the more I become a super-fan!

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Jun 14, 2020 marked it as to-read
Recommends it for: Claudia Y. Burgoa Fans, Romance
When Claudia Burgoa Sat Down...
And Came Up With...
Wrong Text, Right Love...
Little Did She Know...
It Would Take On
A Life Of Its Own...

Characters Talked to Her...
Sisters and Brothers...
Made Their Presence Known...

Now You Have The Attorney, Nyx...
Mixing It Up With...
Charming, Uber Smart Nate...

When This Journey Of...
Texting Love Started...

Never Did Nate and Nyx
Would Look At Each Other...
And Say...

Didn't Expect You (Against All Odds #2)-September 2020

Wrong Text, Right Love (Against All Odds, #1) by Claudia Y. Burgoa Wrong Text, Right Love (Against All Od
Sep 14, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This is the story of Nyx, a woman and a workaholic, who has already planned out all her life when a day she finds out she is expecting a child from a one night stand and she has to take a break and rearrange everything. Fortunately Nate, a billionaire and an adrenaline-seeker, comes into her life helping her to navigate in this new journey.

I really enjoyed Didn't Expect You, it was a nice and cute read.
I loved Nyx and Nate friendship even if I wanted them to act on their attraction, not only ph

Sunny Shelly Reads
Didn't Expect You was a great follow-up to Wrong Text, Right Love. I am really enjoying the Broussard siblings in their quest for love. This story kind of overlaps the end of WTRL, and follows the slow burn, friends-to-lovers romance between Ford's twin, Nate, and Persy's sister, Nyx.

Nyx is the responsible one of the Broussard bunch. While she and Nate butt heads a bit at first, a friendship develops between them, and he eventually begins to convince her that she needs to let loose and have fun.
Janet Taggart Baldwin
Sep 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I always love me some Claudia and this second book in the Against All Odds Series does not dissapoint! The quirky Brassard family and the Chadwicks come together again in this surprise baby story.

Nyx Brassard is the one who takes care of her siblings. She is a lawyer and a self professed workaholic. Her sister Persey is living with Ford Chadwick, and his twin brother Nate is at their house at the same time she visits. There are definite sparks between them but both are warned to stay away from e
Patricia Rohrs (words we love by blog)
Didn’t Expect You is a refreshing surprise of a book that I needed in 2020! Nyx captivated me in her sisters book and Nate oh I knew her and Nate would be oil and water because both are so strong and so independent! Their banter but undeniable attraction pulled me in! They resisted the pull and in that resistance they formed an unbreakable bond!

I loved seeing the growth and transformation these two went through! Full of trials and tribulations but so much love surrounding them they battled the
Marianela Aybar (Mari Loves Books Blog)
This was unexpected but so good. This is one of those stories that hit you in the feels from beginning to end. Nyx and Nate are so different yet so alike that it was hard to not see them together. What I loved most of their relationship was that it developed organically. Yes, you can feel their attraction but their actual coming together doesn't happen overnight and as a reader, you are invested. As much as Nate would want to be portrayed differently, he actually is sweet and protective and I lo ...more
Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)

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Nyx may be the "boring" one in the family, as her younger sister accuses her of, but her life is about to become unboring thanks to an unplanned pregnancy. But while her life has changed drastically, someone steps up and is there for her, there with her, as she navigates this new phase of her life.

Nate cannot seem to get enough of beautiful Nyx. Even though she's pregnant, he wants to be around her, near her, and be there when her baby is
Caroline F
This was a sweet, humorous and heartwarming story of two people who initially fall in lust, but don't do anything about it because life is complicated!

"The moment my lips touch her skin, there's an electrical surge that zaps me, stopping my heart, even my breathing."

Nathaniel Chadwick is a wealthy, unattainable playboy. He's happy playing the field because he's been burnt by love in the past. However, where Nyx Brassard is concerned, his head and heart seem to be at war, and no matter how many
Sep 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
5* Unexpected Stars

I was excited to read Nyx’s story after meeting her and Nate in Wrong Text, Right Love, the first book in the, Against All Odds Series.

This was a very slow burn friends to lover’s romance. When Nate Chadwick discovers that Nyx is pregnant and alone, he vows to take care of her and the baby even though it is not his. Unbeknown to them, they are both secretly harbouring feelings towards each other. The banter between Nyx and the sexy playboy Nate was hilarious and entertainin
Victoria Weston
Sep 15, 2020 rated it really liked it
This book is part of a series, Against All Odds Series and is book #2. I enjoyed reading this book and it's a real friends to lovers romance story and is a real relaxing romantic comedy book.

Nyx is a beautiful, independent, head strong woman who is very responsible and is always looking after the people she loves.

Nate has playboy billionaire ways but is actually a really great guy that is protecting his heart from hurt. He has a strong connection to Nyx and little does he know that she's pregnan
Sep 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Didn’t Expect You is fun, sweet and charming in the all best ways possible!! I loved Nyx and Nate in Wrong Text Right Love with their flirty banter and I couldn’t wait to read their story. Given Nyx’s sassy and headstrong personality, Nate’s playboy ways and closed off heart and with a surprise pregnancy thrown in, I just knew this book was going to keep me entertained. Claudia Burgoa got creative with the storyline and didn’t disappoint in the least bit. Their dynamic and irresistible attractio ...more
Stacey Escalera blog
Sep 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Claudia Burgoa
Didn't Expect You (Against All Odds Book 2)
This the second book the series Against All Odds
This is my first time reading from this author
I liked the story plot and how well this book was written.
I loved how Nix&Nate was introduced in the story.
I was involved with the story I was glad I was able
See what becomes of the characters.
Sorry no spoilers.
But I what I can say is that is a good romance book.
I recommend this book to anyone who loves a good story.
I’m looking forward to reading
Sep 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book is one of my favorite genre of books to read! I fell in love with Nyx and Nate from the very beginning. The day I found Ms. Burgoa and her writing was an amazing day because I really can’t wait to read any of her books these days! I’m in Covid jail right now so it came at just the right tone as the perfect distraction that I needed!! I couldn’t put it down!!
Athena D.
Sep 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
☆☆☆☆☆ 5 STARS

I can't get enough of Claudia's books. All of her characters have the ability to entice and pull you into their stories! This one did just that, Nyx and Nate's story was wholly charming. Didn’t Expect You by Claudia Burgoa is an EPIC read that will join the ranks of the BIBLIO-ARISTOCRACY!!!

PP's Bookshelf
Sep 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
Didn't Expect You by Claudia Burgoa was a sweet and adorable romance with just the right hint of angst. This cute love story was all about finding love in the most unlikely places. It will warm your heart and make you swoon.

Nyx Brassard is the most sensible and responsible person in her family of eccentric and quirky people. Her life as lawyer is all work and no play. She is busy with putting out fires for her siblings and working hard for a good life. A lonely, loveless and tiring life. Nate Ch
Belle's Book Labyrinth
This is probably one of the slowest slow-burn romances I have read but you know what, I loved it. Imagine being an attorney, grinding every day, looking to make partner, and boom! you're pregnant from a one night stand. Your future now looks different. Now what?

In comes Nate, billionaire playboy. And he is the least likely person to be by her side as she goes through her pregnancy and it's the fact he WANTS to be in her life that boggles her. He makes sure she is taken care of and his love for
books are love
Sep 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
Received in exchange for a honest review.

I loved that this didn’t have alot of angst in fact there was very little angst but a lot of unspoken attraction that wasn’t acted on until almost the end. I loved seeing Pierce in this book and how he was able to get closure and get justice in a way for himself and Nyx. He also gave Nyx what she needed when she didn’t realize she needed it as much as she did.

Nyx was the Brassard that was responsible and hardworking. She took care of her siblings and mad
B. C. Booklover
Sep 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
In Claudia Burgoa's new release, Didn't Expect You, book 2 in her Against All Odds series, she takes us back to revisit two family's we met before in Wrong Text, Right Love- connected now by a love match between a member of each of these polar opposite families that pretty much have nothing in common! The wacky, free spirited, fun...well, mostly fun- Brassards and the billionaire Chadwicks- blessed with intelligence, drive and success, are the stars of this show! Did I mention that they are gorg ...more
Nikita Parikh
Sep 16, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Book Title: Didn't Expect You
Author: Claudia Y. Burgoa
Format: E-book (ARC generously provided in exchange for an honest review )

Book Title: The book title is absolutely appropriate to the story.
Book Cover: The cover is symbolic and understood when you read the story.
My review:
      The story revolves around a soon to be single mother falling in love with a billionaire wicked Playboy and how they navigate through the problems life throws at them and find their happy ending. There's humor, angst a
Cami  P. (Sunday Book Blues)
Sep 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I love that Claudia’s stories are about so much more than a romance. In this case, Didn’t Expect You is about life, figuring out what the characters want and finding love in a family.
As usual, we find complex and relatable characters that are never the same as they were at the beginning, they constantly change and evolve. And I thing that we, as a readers, aren’t the same neither. Because we can’t but get involved in their stories. We’re drawn to their world and their personal pursuit of happine
Kari Hansen
Sep 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Nyx has always been the one in her family that others go to whenever they need assistance or advice. She is focused on her career as a lawyer and has plans for what she wants her future to look like and it didn’t include getting pregnant by a man she never wants to see again. She is floundering as she adjusts to her new normal but the last person she expected to be her support system was Nate, the brother of the man her sister is marrying.

Nate is a man who has been focused on his career as well
Sep 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Nyx & Nate are absotively posilutely fantabulous!!

I couldn't stop reading!! I devoured this one!! I fell asleep reading and woke up to finish.

Nyx and Nate were the perfect antidote this week. This book was full of love! Family, friends, it was all love.

I had hoped we'd get Persy's sister and Ford's twin, and this was perfection!!

Slow burn, sweet, passionate, witty, cute...I can't even express how much I loved everything about this one!

Nate is so swoony! Nyx is strong, independent, and honestly
Sep 20, 2020 rated it really liked it
After reading the first part of the series, I couldn't wait for this one. Both Chadwick brothers hold a place dear to my heart. Didn't Expect You is Nate's story, who is known for being a playboy. I won't go into too much detail about the plot here, because the blurb really says it all.

Nyx and Nate are such loveable characters, which slowly grow on you more and more. They are such great individuals, but also work together so well. The bond they share and the banter they have are undeniable. A g
Closet Romance Reader
Sep 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Oh my goodness! This was absolutely heartwarming! Nyx and Nate are now my favorite!! Didn’t Expect You was the second book in Claudia’s Against All Odds Series. It made me laugh, swoon, and wear a permanent smile!

Nyx may have been questioning her life choices, but having her world turned upside down was not on her list. From powerful lawyer one minute to unemployed and pregnant the next. She could handle it, right?

Nate’s view on the world was a little jaded. He wasn’t a relationship sort of guy.
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Claudia is an award-winning, USA Today bestselling author.
She writes alluring, thrilling stories about complicated women and the men who take their breath away.
She lives in Denver, Colorado with her husband and her youngest two children. She has a sweet Bichon, Macey, who thinks she's the ruler of the house. She's only partially right.
When Claudia is not writing, you can find her reading, knitti

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