Vance R. Bell was born in Sweetwater, Tx. He grew up in Show Low, Az. where he spent most of his time getting in trouble. He then turned his life around, acquired his GED, and went on to college to get an associate of Science in Computer Sciences. Vance married at an early age and has been married for thirty-six years to his wife Lola. He has two daughters and one granddaughter. He spent eight years in the Army and was in the Persian Gulf War as a member of the 24th Infantry Division. The last sixteen years he has worked for the same company as a Field Service Specialist. His most recent hobbies are writing, WII bowling and golf, hunting for quartz crystals at the lake nearby, and watching the deer and birds in his back yard in Idabel, Ok. He loves the simple country life and has been to all fifty US states except Alaska, which he plans to visit in the next couple of years. Vance loves his family and his job. He has just completed writing his third book. All three books are now on sale at www.BellMountainBooks.com and include his third book which is now also offered for sale . His book series 'Mon-Ton' started as a continuing bedtime story and he credits his granddaughter and family for giving him the push to put it into writing.