Book: “An Unexpected Blessing” reveals Love, Forgiveness, and Secrets

An Unexpected Blessing, a debut novel by Unoma Nwankwor. It’s a page turning story of love, forgiveness, and being open to God’s plan in your life. An Unexpected Blessing is set in Atlanta Georgia, Chicago Illinois and Lagos Nigeria. With characters that are as real as your friend, family or neighbor the story revolves around one of three friends who are of differ cultures but joined together by their faith and believe in God.


Unoma draws from her Nigerian roots and experience living in Diaspora for the past fifteen years. She writes about a topic that is so near to her heart; enjoying singleness in season and being open to whatever God brings your way.

The story explores the heroine’s elaborate scheme to get her African parents off her back regarding marriage and the struggle of the hero to let go of the past so as to give himself another chance at happiness. It captures the resistance Christians often have when it comes to what we expected God should do in our lives.

For an enticing preview, you can find the first chapter of An Unexpected Blessing and the book trailer on the KevStel Publication page. Visit the website at . An Unexpected Blessing will be available in paperback and ebook on Amazon, Barnes &Nobles, online retailers April 24th, 2013 and select bookstores in Nigeria.

About the Author


Unoma Nwankwor was born in Akron, Ohio to Nigerian parents. She spent her childhood and early adulthood years in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.  Unoma holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance & Banking and a Masters of Business Administration degree in Global Management. She also loves, travelling, watching movies, listening to music and family time. An Unexpected Blessing is her debut novel. She presently resides in Atlanta, GA with her husband and two kids.

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