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Love and Happiness by [Burgess Jr., Ben]
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Karen has it all: a handsome husband, beautiful twin daughters, a lovely home and a great job. Karen also has a secret; she’s cheating on her husband, with not one man, but two.

On the outside her life seems perfect, but on the inside Karen feels neglected, bored and unappreciated. Yearning for affection and excitement, she falls into the arms of first Raheem and then Tyrell. Out of fear of losing her husband and breaking up her family, Karen ends the affairs but things don’t turn out how she planned. When Karen’s dirty secrets are revealed she must fight to keep her family together.

Chris is doing all he can to hold his marriage together. He loves Karen but she grows more distant every day. When she starts coming home later and later, he suspects she is being unfaithful. When Chris accidentally takes her cell phone what he finds changes their lives forever.

When tragedy strikes, Karen must decide if she should sacrifice her happiness for her husband’s love, and Chris wonders if he should stay with Karen because he still loves her despite her infidelity. But if they do stay together, will they ever find love and happiness again?

Sexy and relatable, insightful and inspiring, Love and Happiness shows us both sides of Chris and Karen's story, and reminds us that sometimes to have it all, you must first lose it all.

About the Author

Ben Burgess Jr is the author of the award winning novels "Monster", "Wounded", the poetry book "Times Have Changed and Life is Strange" and the new novel "Love and Happiness" He is an active performer of spoken word poetry. Ben Burgess Jr uses his love of writing to inspire and influence youths to strive for what they believe in, and to never give up on their dreams. His poetry book "Times Have Changed and Life is Strange" and his novel "Monster" are currently used in schools on the lower east side of Manhattan. Ben Burgess has a BA degree in Business Management, and a MA degree in Educational Leadership. He is the proud father of his daughter Jaelynn and is active in trying to improve urban neighborhoods and communities. facebook.com/BenBurgessJr Twitter: Ben_Burgess_Jr

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 353 KB
  • Print Length: 240 pages
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00WNRZ6HU
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #779,731 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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This was my first time reading anything by Ben Burgess Jr and I must say that I thoroughly enjoyed this great story. If all Ben Burgess Jr books are written like this story , I have found myself another author to read' This story was so well written that it just draws you into it pages and keeps you there from start to finish .This is Chris's and Karen's story of love and happiness. Karen has a husband who totally loves her and two beautiful young daughters, but it seems that's not enough for her. And she ends up embarking on not one but two affairs. And her husband Chris inevitably finds out and from that time on they must decide on their future. Chris try's and attempts to work on their marriage ,but Karen is more concerned with been single and partying , then being what she needed to be and that is a mother and a wife. This story is told from both parties point of view, so we can see what both persons are thinking .To me Karen was a spoil brat who needed to be spatted or shaken to make her realize what she had was good. The characters were so well written that they made the story flow so smoothly. I could go on and tell you so much more about this great story, but that would spoil it for you. I highly recommend that you read this amazing story ,because you wont be disappointed.
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Amazon.com: HASH(0x9f1b1b58) out of 5 stars 122 reviews
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
By Patrick Zárate - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I read this book on a business trip and it was great. I love how the story is told from both a woman's and man's perspective. it's very real and honest. It's a five star book all the way.
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa3572714) out of 5 stars Burgess has an official Hat Trick-- his third book is his third winner May 4 2015
By Tamara - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Yet another winner--Burgess delivers to us a well-written, beautifully crafted piece with both the man's and the woman's perspective. As you read this third novel Burgess's undeniable talent shines, and we are all witness to the honing of his skills and maturing as a writer. His inexplicably deep understanding of a woman's thought processes continues to amaze me-- how is it even possible he understands us as women so well? I am totally hooked on this author-- his style is unique and I really respect how he has bucked the "trilogy" trend formula of writing and instead brings us fresh, unique, truly creative work with each new novel. I am already excited for his next book! Five out of five stars.
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9f128204) out of 5 stars Really Loved This Book April 26 2015
By Alisha - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
1st off I have to say that I have been a fan of Ben Burgess since he released his first book, ‘Monster'. After reading that book I knew that I would continue to follow him on his writing journey because he could tell a great story and he held my attention all the way through his books. As for this book...... WOW, I almost want to say it's my favorite book, what a bittersweet ending. Although I'm a woman I'm still #teamChris, I can go on and on about the book but I don't want to ruin the story for others. I will say that I highly recommend this book. No matter what type of books your into you will enjoy this book, I guarantee it!!!
5 star book!!!
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9f4e3120) out of 5 stars Awesome April 23 2015
By Michael T. Cullinan - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Love this book. I felt bad for Chris but this book was definitely a story married couples can learn from. It was a great book.
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9f4025f4) out of 5 stars A GREAT Read! April 25 2015
By Constance Zeda - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
The author had the remarkable ability to capture both sides in a relationship that had real life problems. The search for love and happiness is captured in both main characters and leaves you in awe by the end of the novel. This writing had myself at the edge of my seat and holding my breathe at the thought of what was going to happen next throughout the climax in the story.