About The Book

Jack and Joe are identical twins with whom only their father could tell them apart. As time passes, their paths diverge. Joe turns to life on the streets and running with gangs eventually becoming the neighborhood drug kingpin, while Jack receives an academic scholarship to the prestigious Smith Academy, leading to his acceptance to Yale. Then fate deals one a hard hand, a tragedy occurs, and their worlds collide in a way that forever changes their paths.

From the seedy underbelly of gang life on the mean streets of Cleveland to the political and powerfully elite of Washington D.C., the unimaginable secret that one has to bear will reverberate throughout his life and set in motion a chain of events that can save or destroy him as he aspires to the most powerful office in the land.

The Secret Life of Senator Jack Book

Joe was drawn to the excitement, danger, street power, and dominance of the drug world. By the time he realized the cost in lives destroyed and the loss of self-respect that was reflected in Papa and Jack's eyes, it was too late. Joe's Miami drug deal gone wrong was the final wake-up call to the bad choices he had made. With a second chance as the all-powerful senator from Massachusetts, he was determined to make it right.

ISBN: 978-1-60860-213-1
The Secret Life of Senator Jack Book

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About The Author

Vernadine A. Merrick

Vernadine Merrick is a writer and marketing consultant. Ms. Merrick is currently writing a fiction novel and lives in Northern, Virginia. She is originally from Cincinnati, Ohio. And the Walls Came Tumbling Down... is her first book.
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From the Readers

“A Must Read!”

Even though I’m of a different culture, I connected to your writing on an emotional level. I shared your book with a friend of mine and she stayed up until 3 A.M. every night until she finished it! This is one of the most powerful books I have ever read. The characters are rich and unforgettable. I will remember them for ages. I was NOT able to put this book down. Trust me. You are the next Grisham or Clancy.
Lisa Shasteen,
President of Shasteen-Sizemore Co., FL
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