The Heart of a Man is Jackson’s first novel. Her writing career took root in the late 80s during her mid-teens as a participant and winner of several essay and poetry competitions. She was selected to participate in the University of Alabama’s Multi-cultural Journalism Workshop sponsored by Dow Jones Newspaper Fund in 1990 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University. While attending school she wrote for the UA College of Arts and Sciences Society of Fine Arts Newsletter and worked as a copywriter, columnist and ad designer for Tuscaloosa Times Newspaper. She also wrote for The Heritage News and Fairfield Times. She is currently a contributing writer for The Mount Christian Lifestyle Magazine and blogger at 1stmorningthoughts.wordpress.com.
Marred by the death of his mother, the murder of his friend and an adulterous love affair, handsome Atlanta real estate mogul, husband and father Conrad Bydon finds himself staring down the barrel of a loaded gun. But instead of ending his life, he decides to embark on an unpredictable journey that leads him to discover the true power of God.