Affairytale

C.J. English
Affairytale
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Publisher
English House
Release Date
May 2015
ISBN
9780986304200
Genre
Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance, Memoir

SUMMARY
I had an affair. The most forbidden and seductive affair, and fell in Love.

He was a rare gentleman, intelligent and gorgeous; a man every woman desired. Every cell in my body was telling me that he was my happily ever after.

I was stuck in a marriage of mediocrity, I ached for red silk romance and carry me away passion, but not with my husband. I craved Him.

Living without him was cruel and unusual punishment, even for my wandering heart.

Affairytale is a tantalizing memoir of sultry encounters, hidden grottos and secret hillside cabins. From the Land of Ten Thousand Lakes to the Southern shores of Maui you'll fall in love with this tell-all memoir that pulls back the veil on infidelity and gives you rare look into hearts and bedroom of a real life extramarital affair.

Woven with original love letters and scandalous text messages, this engrossing true love story is sure to break then win your heart.

True Love always finds a way.
Sometimes...it starts with an affair.

Book Review by Rachel's Willful Thoughts (reviewer)
Dec 11, 2015   [ OFFICIAL REVIEW ]
78 people found the following review helpful
Although she doesn't start the story with the traditional "once upon a time," author C.J. English has incorporated all of the typical elements in her memoir titled AFFAIRYTALE.

Each chapter is introduced with a quote from a well-known book and provides a basic guide for what is about to happen. I have to give the author credit for the scenario set up in the beginning where she is on a plane by herself.

Ultimately, this is a story about a man and a woman who were destined to be together, but their path was not an easy one. As the story unfolds, the author details her relationship with Liam while fighting an attraction to Grant.

Writing a memoir can be challenging because there's a fine line between too much detail and not enough. With this particular story, I found myself getting sidetracked by some of the twists. The most obvious twist came in the form of C.J.'s back injury. The end result of being sidetracked is a jumbled timeline. One more trip through the editing process would help tremendously.

I kept waiting to see how the author was going to tie the prologue in the rest of the story. When it finally became evident, I realized my imagination was much more sinister than needed for the story.
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