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L. Cherelle, author of Accept the Unexpected
Accept the Unexpected allows readers of all orientations to experience the joys and trials of same gender romance. This novel reinforces an often-ignored truth: all forms of love require genuine affection and sincere emotional connection.
Keleya Smith is a confident Southern woman who finds herself at an inadvertent crossroad, waiting for life to unveil meaning and purpose. She thought she had the ultimate catch with Kris, but their four-year relationship is destroyed with one night of deceit.
The breakup forces Keleya to come to a discomforting realization: she is unfulfilled, often seeking refuge in her hobby, family, and friends. Despite the emotional damage, Keleya remains loyal to love.
When fate drops someone new at her doorstep, she transfers the yearning for intimacy, respect, and friendship to Jordan—an attractive native of Philadelphia. This newfound relationship catches Keleya by surprise and tests her looming desire for Kris.
But when feelings for Jordan transform into more than casual dating, Keleya’s faith in authentic relationships is challenged by an unforeseen circumstance. In the struggle to manage trust and vulnerability, Keleya finds herself caught in a whirlwind of old loves and new possibilities.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Accept the Unexpected?
L. Cherelle: I was inspired to write by unemployment. I simply needed something meaningful to do. I began to craft a story that was an extension of Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… L. Cherelle, author of Accept the Unexpected