Edward Clark Ellington and Clarissa Marie Benton were best friends. The first time Clarissa saw Eddy in elementary school, she had butterflies in her stomach. She knew he would be her husband and partner for life.
The two became lovers in college, although Eddy was very flirtatious and had secret affairs.
Clarissa was Eddy's true love.
Eddy and Clarissa married after graduating from college to start their dream business: Ellington International Corporation.
Ellington Park Towers was erected in the heart of Manhattan. The Ellington's became multi-millionaires in a short period of time. The company became so successful, they opened offices in Los Angeles, Atlanta and globally in China and Japan.
They were a very wealthy family. Eddy was the perfect husband and father. There was nothing he wouldn't do for his wife and daughter.
Clarissa loved him so much. She did not know how she could ever live without him. He was her world. However, Eddy's life was a big, dark, ugly secret.
Clarissa noticed a change in Eddy after 17 years of marriage. Their lives began to spin out of control.
What secret was Eddy carrying that turned their wonderful world upside down?
Birdella Hall-Walker, a twin, grew up in a family of nineteen children in Lockport, Illinois. She has been writing stories, poems, and short plays since the age of twelve.
Publisher's website: http://sbpra.com/BirdellaHallWalker
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