I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.A Social Affair by Earl Sewell, Pat Tucker
Online dating is quickly becoming the norm…
In A social Affair (Atria Books/Strebor Books; Feb. 2013) readers get a glimpse into the ugly side of online dating, when two people meet on Facebook and create false personas. Their charade turns into a torrid love affair, but they neglect to tell each other they’re married in real life. Online dating statistics indicate more than 40 million people date online, despite the possible pitfalls involved, online dating continues to grow in popularity. Social Media sites like Facebook, and online dating sites such as, Match.com, and others, have become the new singles bars.
Orsayor: If you were single, would you go on a date with someone you meet on the Internet?
Pat: If I were single, I wouldn’t do online dating. I understand that it’s probably the wave of the future, but for me, face to face is always best.
Orsayor: Do you think the Internet is making people more impatient and that we are becoming a society where we all want instant satisfaction?
Orsayor: Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp?
Many of Pat’s stories are ripped from the headlines. Her work has been featured on The Nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning show, Essence.com, Ebony magazine, Yahoo Shine, and a slew of radio and TV stations. By day, Pat Tucker Wilson works as a radio news director in Houston, TX. By night, she is a talented writer with a knack for telling page-turning stories. A former television news reporter, she draws on her background to craft stories readers will love. With more than fifteen years of media experience, the award-winning broadcast journalist has worked as a reporter for ABC, NBC and Fox affiliate TV stations and radio stations in California and Texas. Visit www.authorpattucker.com