"Is the grass greener on the other side, it is according to the two married protagonists in A SOCIAL"
Reviewed by Darlene Kendall
Posted March 27, 2013
Literature and Fiction Literary
Is the grass greener on the other side, it is according to
the two married protagonists in A SOCIAL AFFAIR.
Unemployment has forced Codi Norman into a stay at home
mother who laments the turn her life has taken. She's also
sick of her husband and his demands now that he is the only
breadwinner. When her best friend suggests a way for her
to earn her own money, Codi jumps at the chance until she
discovers she would have to perform in front of a camera
for anonymous men. Codi quickly becomes Candi but it is
her introduction to social media that begins her downfall
where more than her marriage is in jeopardy.
salesman, Quinn Hamilton was a sickly child who grew into a
humble man that married the first woman to show an interest
in him. She wears the pants in their family and Quinn is
fed up. He enlist the help of a cousin who introduces
Quinn to virtual reality where you can be anyone but lies
and deceit have a way of catching up with a person as these
two people learn when their lives intersect.
AFFAIR has a fresh and original premise with sparkling
dialogue that had my imagination running wild. Although
some of the situations become comical, this book delivers a
strong message on what the effects of envy, rage, and lust
can have on a person's life and it is not pretty. I can
say with certainty that the fine writing of Ms. Tucker and
Mr. Sewell will engage the readers from beginning to end.
There is one scene in the book involving tampons that might
have someone wondering if there is a possibility of
doing that, I did and had to laugh at myself for even
thinking about it, that's when you know you are involved in
a story. I very much enjoyed my time with these
A cautionary tale about finding love online and the trouble
that comes with cheating. Bored with her humdrum married
life, thirty-two-year-old Codi Norman is searching for
excitement. After teaming up with her best friend Katina,
Codi discovers that the Internet offers both money and an
escape from her earthly life. In cyberspace anything is
possible, and that is what Codi loves most.
While online, she meets a charming and handsome man named
Quinn Nelson. Sparks fly and the two begin a torrid affair
with unpredictable consequences. But their virtual lives
collide with reality when their spouses discover their
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