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Cheating to Survive (Fix It or Get Out Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Christine Ardigo , Book Cover By Design
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Book Description

Can Cheating on Your Husband Bring Unimaginable Pleasure or Completely Destroy Your World?

To her three daughters, Heather is a fun-loving, silly mom. Her co-workers at Norlyn Plains Hospital think she has it all, including a handsome lawyer husband.
But when a flirtatious new doctor chooses Heather to spend his down time with, he reminds her of the man she regrettably gave up so many years before. Each interaction breathes new life into her and she gives in to the doctor’s seductions, threatening her fifteen year marriage.
Her co-workers Victoria and Catherine, are stunned by her actions, but when they see the positive transformation in Heather, and question their own crumbling marriages, they wonder if she has the right idea.

Can cheating on their husbands bring the three of them happiness? Or will they be destroyed by the consequences?

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  • File Size: 3146 KB
  • Print Length: 296 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Alexandria Publishing Group (May 9, 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00K87TGG4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #110,168 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I loved this book...and I'm a guy! May 9, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
Yes, I am in the minority in terms of the demographic that reads romance novels, but it really doesn't matter because this was an intelligent and expertly-crafted read.

If features well-defined and multi-dimensional characters that you truly sympathize (and maybe even empathize) with and care for. They could be anyone in your life -- a coworker, a sister, a friend, or perhaps YOU.

The narrative is compelling and the writing unstilted. By the end of this book, I was completely drawn into the lives of these three women and couldn't wait to find out how each of the intricate storylines resolved themselves.

You will not want to put this book down, I promise you! It's a must read!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Debut Novel May 30, 2014
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This is Christine Ardigo's first book...and it is awesome! I cannot wait for the next book in the series with this one setting the bar, as I know she will only continue to improve. This is the type of book you pick up to take to the beach with you, and quickly realize there is no point in being at the beach, because you have been drawn into the book!

In Cheating to Survive, Christine artfully intertwines the lives and loves of three co-workers/sometimes friends as they struggle with the challenges of their marriages. Yes, they do things that some might not agree with, but others will surely understand why these things happened. The point is, this is reality, and these things do happen in real life. Still, I was satisfied with the conclusion for each of the three women involved in the story as Christine tidied things up at the end.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I LOVED THIS BOOK!!! May 29, 2014
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It was AWESOME !!!! Once I got started it was very hard for me to put down. I was disappointed when it ended. I loved the story, the characters, the sex, everything!!! Can't wait for the next one!!!!!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
By Arthur
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First, I want to qualify that I am a man and have only read three or four romance novels. This was a very good first novel by Christine. The writing is good and the plot is interesting. Each of the three women have different personalities and it was interesting to "meet" them and see how both their home life and working life drives them to cheat and how the cheating liberates them in a way. I found it a little hard to identify with the characters because I can not imagine men treating their wives and children the way the husbands did in this story and I can not imagine wives staying with them when treated this way. But, I guess the divorce rate in the US proves that there are many couples like this. The sex scenes started a little slowly for me, but they developed throughout the story and by the end they were very exciting and I was looking forward to them. Each of the cheaters had a different approach to sex from plain vanilla to fetish. I am looking forward to Christine's next novel and will certainly read it.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A well written-fast enjoyable read! July 22, 2014
By Ms_Gski
Format:Kindle Edition
Cheating to Survive by Christine Ardigo is a well written, realistic plot with well-defined characters. I enjoyed getting to know the characters and the why’s of what transpired throughout the book. I found myself enthralled into each of the women’s lives. Knowing that of course cheating isn’t right, but while reading I could definitely understand the reasoning behind the why’s for these women. I felt compassion for the characters, yet it was full of humor and had me laughing out loud, it definitely made me think. I found myself unable to put the book down wanting to read more. I loved this book and I would highly recommend it, it’s a fast enjoyable read!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cheating to Survive by Christine Ardigo August 19, 2014
By DU66
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Cheating to Survive by Christine Ardigo is a fun, sexy and a thoughtful read. Once you start it's hard to stop. Christine develops her characters well and gives you more insight into their past as the story progresses. What I thought the best part of the story was how relatable the story was. I am looking forward to the reading Ardigo's second book.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars LOVED this book July 4, 2014
By lili
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LOVED this book!! Once I started reading, I couldn't put it down!!! I think I read it in 2 days. Definitely a great summer read. Can't wait for book #2.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars July 3, 2014
I loved the book. Cannot wait for the next book.
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More About the Author

I loved reading as a child, and looked forward to my father taking me to Barnes & Noble to buy a new book. At 10 years old, I was obsessed with Nancy Drew and collected over twenty of her books, devouring them in less than four hours, unable to wait for my next one.

In 6th grade I wrote two novels, I called them The Linda Wells Mysteries. I wrote them in a battered spiral notebook, complete with several hand drawings! It was then that I decided I wanted to write a real novel one day.

But when I graduated high school, the thought of majoring in English scared me. What would I do when I graduated? Sit home all day and write books? I was afraid, and with no guidance, I chose Nutrition as my major, and received a Masters in Exercise Physiology. My two other loves.

Although I went on to love activities like weight lifting, rock climbing, white-water rafting and jumping out of airplanes, there was something missing: no real goal, no end point to reach for.

One boring Saturday evening in September, I sat in front of my computer and decided to write. It became an obsession. Something I buried away for years had finally unleashed. It was my passion. Storytelling. Something I lost sight of as I traveled down my conveyor belt of a life. It was all I wanted to do.

So here I am today, to let you know that I wrote 2 contemporary romance novels. One is now published and the other I plan to publish at the end of August with the hope that someone will love them as much as I loved writing them.

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