In her second Hanover Falls novel, Forever After (Howard), Deborah Raney deals with grief, shattered dreams and survivor guilt. Lucas Vemontez’s dreams were destroyed when he lost his father, his best friend Zach and his career as a firefighter in one disastrous day. When Zach’s widow Jenna seeks support, Lucas wonders what he can offer her. Jenna thinks differently, as Deborah explains, “Lucas is vulnerable, transparent and honest. He’s no threat to Jenna at a time when everything else in her life feels threatening. Lucas seems to have discovered the secret to being content whatever his circumstances. Add to all that the fact that Lucas is drop-dead gorgeous with his olive skin, dark hair and gold-flecked eyes!”

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About The Author

Deborah Raney's first novel, A Vow to Cherish, inspired the World Wide Pictures film of the same title and launched her writing career after 20 happy years as a stay-at-home mom. Since then, her books have been Christy Award finalists and have won numerous awards including the RITA, National Readers Choice Award, HOLT Medallion, and the Carol Award. Deb enjoys teaching at writers' conferences across the country.