Maureen Harlacher and her husband, David live in a small historical town in Montana, called Stevensville. They both retired in 2004 for a slower life style. David was a fire chief-paramedic, and Maureen was an insurance paramedical examiner, lab technician, medical office manager and helped in office procedures and surgeries.
They have a large family of six children and seventeen grandchildren scattered from coast to coast.
Church is the center of the family and Maureen serves as the church bookkeeper, and teaches classes on the Torah. David works with a church based charitable organization called Carpenters for Christ, and enjoys riding horses.
Besides gardening, cooking and oil painting, Maureen has enjoyed writing fictional stories based on Christian principals, which is her passion. She has several books in the works besides Heart of a Man. Look for:
2016: A Cruel Twist of Fate, The trials of a New Order Amish family covering 20 years of being stalked by a killer.
2017: The Upper Room, A fictional novel about two friends and business partners named Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathea, and their association with the family member called Jesus ben Joseph.
2018: The Torah and Me, My Torah classes in story form with many juicy details from history books, Hebrew Sages, and Legends.
2019: Bernice, The Good Wife, The little known wife of the apostle Peter.
2020: The Opportunity, God challenges a woman to spend lottery money as He directs from Montana to China.