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An Unexpected Revelation (Unexpected Trilogy, Book 2) by Lilly Rayman

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Join all your favourite characters once more in the second book of the Unexpected Series.

With the new treaty in place, the Remus pack can hopefully settle, undisturbed at Thunder Hollow Ranch. Working alongside her mate, Livvie, now Alpha, is unaware of an enemy lurking in the dark. This new foe hears word of the peace treaty and makes their presence known.

Will the blood thirsty anger of gods destroy the tentative, and fragile new alliance?

Meanwhile, everything the wolf pack has tried to keep hidden from the sleepy town of Eagle Downs falls into jeopardy. Can the secret of their existence remain intact, or is this the end of unspoken accord between wolf and human? Return to Thunder Hollow to see how fear, prejudices, and memories of the past are overcome.
Source: I received a free copy of this book and opted to post a review.
Genre: Romance, Paranormal
Format: eBook
Publication Date: June 30, 2017
Series: Unexpected Trilogy

Front cover of AN UNEXPECTED REVELATION by Lilly Rayman

Review

Adult romance is not my go-to genre. When I do read romance novels, they are clean YA or NA because I find that many romance authors focus on the sexual elements within the plot, rather than character development, setting, or storyline. Rayman is one of the exceptions to the rule; she has done a wonderful job with character and plot development in this book. I was drawn into the story immediately and finished the book faster than I expected.

The character development is nothing short of amazing and the inclusion of the Olympian vampires fascinated me. I also enjoyed how Livvie's Fae roots were explored as the Remus pack tried to keep their paranormal secret from the citizens of Eagle Downs. The dialogue complemented the rural, small-town setting nicely and added to the immersive experience.

For the romance fan, there are plenty of sizzling romps that will fog over your reading glasses. However, if you are like me, you can get through them without squirming in your chair from embarrassment and they do not overshadow the other plot elements.

I am happy to recommend An Unexpected Revelation to romance fans and paranormal fans who don't mind a romantic subplot. If you're new to the series, you'll enjoy it more if you start the series with An Unexpected Bonding; however, it has been quite some time since I read the first book and I was still able to follow the story.

About Lilly Rayman

Lilly Rayman, author
Lilly Rayman, author. Photo courtesy of Amazon.
First and foremost I am a wife and mother. I was born in England where I had a dream at the age of 14. That dream was to chase cattle on horseback across the Australian Outback. In , I had the opportunity to follow that dream, and found myself travelling to Australia on an Outback working holiday; and I've chased cattle; on horse back; across the Outback. I met my soul mate, whilst on my working holiday, married him, and we have two beautiful daughters, and I'm still loving life in Australia.

I love to read, much to my husbands dismay sometimes when I have my head metaphorically buried in the pages of a book (I mean, how can that be literal since the dawn of e-books?)!

I love fantasy, I used to take myself away from my shitty world of bullies and appear in some wonderful land of dragons and magic! Pern was my all time favourite hide out world, God bless Anne and Todd MacCaffery.

When in immersed in my fantasy worlds, I used to re-write the plots in my head, starring myself as some great, sword drawn character who wouldn't give two hoots what the local bully thought! That eventuated in my actually writing down my own stories. I've even been brave and posted my Dragon Queen stories which are the product of my childhood.

I hope you can find enjoyment in my hide away from reality!

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