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The Arrangement 1

(Arrangement #1)

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3.08  ·  Rating details ·  1,591 ratings  ·  95 reviews
The Arrangement follows the story of April Masterson whose life is about to be turned upside down. She is a devoted young wife and mother, even if her husband Walter can be domineering and possessive.

She has always tried to keep him happy so that she and her children can enjoy a life of security and stability. When he is made partner at the firm she feels her life is enti
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Kindle Edition, 100 pages
Published September 16th 2013 by Abby Weeks (first published September 15th 2013)
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Candace
Sep 10, 2014 rated it it was ok
Thought this would be a good, steamy, short-story. It was disappointing. Even for a smutty read, it was bad.

April is a total pushover and is far too compliant. She just came off as weak and gullible. Her husband was a pig. The other partners were creepy pervs. To top it all off, the book ends abruptly in the middle of the only steamy scene, at a pivotal point in the story! I'm no stranger to cliffhangers, but at least finish the damn scene! I won't be continuing this little series to find out o
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Linda
Dec 07, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I received a free boxed set of The Arrangement series by Abby Weeks in return for my honest review.

I just started reading The Arrangement 1, and I did not get far before I decided to stop reading the story all together. This was clearly not for me. It is a disturbing story about a helpless, isolated wife, April, emotionally abused by her controlling, degrading, rigid husband, Walter, who was expected to fulfill the fantasies of the partners in her husband's law firm in order to insure his succes
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Stefanie
Sep 29, 2013 rated it liked it
This was a great opening to the series of the Arrangement. I probably would've given it a better rating had I had the next book in hand. I absolutely hate Walter, but the the control, boldness and assertiveness that his wife is finding now that he has made partner. Looking forward to see where this series will go next. ...more
djdavis~*Sivad*Sex Pocket
A little confused by this story.
I can't decide if I like the overall premise. I'm definitely struggling with the main character, April. Mostly I haven't decided if this serial series is worth buying the following books. So I'll have to give this a solid 3 stars, just okay. Good.

April seems to have it all when looking in from the outside, but the reality is very different. Her husband Walter must have the perfect family; kids, wife, house, in order to make the perfect impression on his new part
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Kathy Finfrock

The Arrangement 1 by Abby Weeks available on the Kindle.
Genre: Erotic / Mature audiences.

Synopsis: Poor April is married to a controlling adulterous husband. She does her very best to keep the home tidy, the kids in check, and dinner on the table. News comes that Walter has made partnership and now the firm makes all the decisions. Decisions like where they live and where their children go to school. The firm is also interested in April and April discovers her inner sexual powers.

The Good: Well
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Mike Mansell
Nov 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This short book was excellent in story and the way the sexual scenes were written.
Krystal
Dec 27, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This was one of those "I should have known better" freebies that I found on Amazon. I'm not sure what exactly I was expecting, but it was certainly not a controlling, adulterating husband, and a meek wife who could change her personality like the flip of a switch if she either thinks someone is being out of line, or she is about to be used sexually be a room full of older men.

From the beginning, I felt there was something not quite right about this book. First April is fondled at a dinner with
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Michelle
Nov 22, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Weeks had me on the edge of my seat as I alternated between feelings of fear and excitement for April. From the beginning I felt a sense of fear, uncertainty, and trepidation. As soon as I expected something awful to happen, something positive would happen instead. However, the positives were too good to be true, and you know what they say about things that are too good to be true...

From the beginning, you wonder if her husband is abusive from the way she responds to him. As the story progresses
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Jonel
Dec 05, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This first instalment in The Arrangement is emotionally charged. I ran the gamut while reading it. I was shocked, happy, nervous, saddened. There’s also a bit of a sinister feel to the story as well. Weeks’ foreshadowing draws you forward through this short story and right into the next.

You get to know the main character of this novella very well: her past, her present, who she was, who she is, who she will become. You start to see her coming into her own right at the end of the story. You also
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Amaranthine
Jul 23, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: ugh
Ridiculously poorly written abuse porn. Also? Quotation marks, AKA these thingies "" exist for a reason. Replacing them with a -- before every line of dialog is never going to be acceptable. I can't even take this seriously enough to go any further. Can I give a negative star rating? Because I'd very much like to. ...more
Karen
Nov 24, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This wasn't what I thought it would be I didn't like it. It was weird and what mom would send he children off so she could be used by a room full men without being asked. I don't think I will be reading the series. the characters are just odd and I can't get past the strange feeling. ...more
Sónia Tigol
Nov 10, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was really good.
I liked the story and characters.
And the sex scenes were sexy,hot e steamy.
Now, let's see the next book...
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Veronica
I liked this, but at times I felt like it dragged.
★¸. • * ° * ༺*Blanka*༺*°°*•.¸. ♥★
WHAT???? This is a disgrace to women..First you're so dang on scared about your perfect little house and now you're so money hungry..you're laying out a buffet for 3 60 year olds? Gross ...more
Teresa Albin
Feb 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Hot, sexy and heat provoking

Wow...just wow. This has got to be one of the hottest books I've read in a long time, and I read a lot of naughty books. I can't wait to sink my teeth onto the next book...so hot. Oh what it would be like to be in April's place. Makes me hot just thinking about it. Great read, highly recommend it if you are looking for something that will turn you on and make you want more.
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Benita Dobson
Jul 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
Wow very interesting. I did not think this book would be so sensual and an easy read.I am loving this series very much.

Love it. I can't put it down. Very easy read. I read 3 books in one sitting on the weekend
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Janet Stern Solomon
Feb 09, 2019 rated it did not like it
Pure trash

This is absolutely ridiculously stupid. Don’t waste your time with this nonsense. No plot, cartoon characters and absurd descriptions. Garbage
Suman Mondal
Oct 21, 2019 rated it did not like it
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Donnajo
Dec 31, 2019 rated it really liked it
too short. Spicy.
Terri Pray
Mar 16, 2017 rated it did not like it
The writing style didn't work for me at all. ...more
Stephanie Furlan
Feb 12, 2017 rated it it was ok
What is happening here??

I'm so confused. This story seems to take place in the 50s or 60s but then all of a sudden it seems current. Why is the wife's name April? Nobody born prior to 1975 is named April. I'm pretty sure I just made that fact up but I bet I'm right. The other character's names are Walter, Herb, Midge etc. which indicates that they're old and the story was a long time ago. April drives a Studebaker and Walter got a baby blue Cadillac with fins!!

Fast forward a little further and A
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Nikki Wilde
There were some good things about this and some things I just couldn't get behind. April has what appears to be a good life. Her husband just got a promotion at his firm and by all rights she should be happy. Her thoughts just don't run that way though. We gather her husband is cheating and has been for a very long time. He's very controlling and she goes with the flow to ensure his happiness even though she's not happy.

The night her husband, Walter gets promoted they have a dinner with his par
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Beth
Jan 01, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This book is.... Meh.... It confused me more than anything really, April started out very unsure of herself, then with a bit of money she becomes this arrogant person, she was forced to have her 2 girls sent off to boarding school which she cried about then the next day she was fine with it and thinking about all the things she could do with her life that left me like "what?" They go to a formal dinner party, she was bought a dress by one of the partners which she was uncomfortable in but her pe ...more
Meleka Taylor
Feb 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh, oooh...I got a new attitude!!!

I knew from the first paragraph that Walter was a self-serving jerk. He had to have his way and if April ever objected to anything he had to make his wife feel bad about it.

But I like how his new position at his job brought forth a new position and attitude in her life. She became more bold. Sometimes the boldness faltered when it came to Walter but little by little April gained confidence. She started to learn things about herself that she would
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Blondie
This is the first installment of a serial novel but it is free, like a sample you can read this first decide if you like it and want to read more or not. It is now available as a complete book.

I found this book intriguing I genuinly wanted to know where this book was going. Sadly this first part ended just as it was getting good.

April in one breath was insecure and worried she would loose everything at any moment and in the next believed herself to be sexy and the best looking woman the man had
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Brittiany Caine
April's character makes me think of the movie the Ugly Truth with Gerald Butler and Katie Heigl. And how in the movie Gerald had to teach her how to be the cross behind the librarian and the stripper, so i'm wondering if the same concept is being applied here, and kind of foreshadowing what could be happening in some workplaces nowadays. Also the fact that she has low self esteem and that every move is being controlled by her husband and the men that he works for at the firm, really bothers me a ...more
LastBreath
Apr 28, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: erotica
A house wife who has been psychologically abused into a position of submission is where the story opens. Weakened by childhood insecurities she finds herself exactly where she swore she would never be. Existing to suffer the whims of her husband. When an offer of partnership is accepted, she finds her life is now being dictated by four men.

There are several scenes I'm at odds with. A subjugated woman who sneers down at her chauffer; the abandonment of her 4 and 6y/o girls to boarding school so s
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Evil Mommy
Jan 10, 2016 rated it did not like it
Not worth the digital space it takes up

Where to begin? The grammar? Okay, the author is apparently allergic to to quotation marks. Seriously, it's like she typed this out in a series of text messages.
Then the anachronisms. If The Bell Jar hadn't been published in the US it's somewhere between 1963 and 1973 (and, him these men having a signed copy of this book. 'Sure, Jan' not only does it NOT fit in with their beliefs at all; it's also a little heavy handed symbolism), but G-strings weren't aro
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Sarah Louise
Nov 07, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle
I thought the characters in this book were very intriguing ...Walter is a very controlling dominate character that seems like he has a lot of deep dark secrets lurking in his mind
April has that submissive / dominate character likes to be controlled but doesn't like to give up control and now she has the whole lavish new lifestyle and is now becoming aware of her part in this lifestyle will she becoming more controlling or will she bare more and become more of a submissive within the firm and unl
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Mary Mooney
Nov 18, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was asked by the author if I would read and review this book, so here is my honest review. This is a great story. April is married to Walter and they have two daughters. They live in a beautiful house and April is content. When Walter comes home one night with great news. He has made partner and April doesn't know what comes with making partner. Things change quickly and April is worried that no one has asked her if she wants to move or when they are moving. Everything is handled by the firm. ...more
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