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"…by the people…"

This was my first published novel, back in 2oo4.

From the dust jacket:

With the Vice President’s recent death and President DeWitt’s health worsening by the day, the precarious balance of power between the Democratic President and a Republican-controlled Congress has moved to the right. Albert Wantner, the politically shrewd Speaker of the House, will ascend to the Presidency if the ill and elderly President dies before a new “veep” is appointed. For this reason, Wantner plans to delay Congressional approval of any candidate, and the President realizes that he must choose a person so politically pure that the public will clamor for his confirmation and punish Wantner for any delay.

Enter Roberto Huerta, a disillusioned first-term, Democtratic congressman from Texas, who recently became American’s newest celebrity by rescuing a woman from an assault by Washington street thugs. After some soul searching, Huerta accepts the President’s offer, and a bitter – but ultimately successful – bid for Congressional approval takes place. Soon after Huerta is sworn in, the President drops a bombshell in a speech to a joint session of Congress, leaving a frightened and somewhat astonished Huerta struggling to establish a Capra-esque executive branch that is truly directed ..”.by the people….”

“…by the people…” is available for $15.95  at Amazon and at other online booksellers around the world.


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