Montgomery Lawrence and his wife Kathryn had enjoyed a whirlwind courtship and marriage, which many had nicknamed "The Prince and the Commoner". But now the one-time Hollywood icon and successful businessman is dead, and those closest to him are left to mourn him in shock. His friends and family gather at his wake and remember him. They know that Monte’s public face and private one were not the same.
Deborah Dearth has had a passion for writing as long as she can remember. While not a career author yet, she greatly enjoys spending any free time with pen to paper, especially after becoming an empty nester.
She was born and raised in Ohio, where she met and married her husband of over thirty-five years. They had a whirlwind of a courtship by meeting, dating and marrying in nine short months. It is a true to life love story that has given Deborah a passion for writing such novels.
While she has held jobs in various fields, such as, education, medical and accounting, her most challenging and rewarding job is being a mother of three and grandmother to three. She is a Stephen Minister and has been a leader in both women's and children's ministries in various churches.