Mafia Lullaby: Diary of a Catholic girl in New York

This is the story of a young Catholic schoolgirl, Juliet, who accidentally discovers a disturbing family secret. This discovery sends her into a tailspin of fear. Is her family in danger? What can she do to fix things? She ponders who she can talk to and is certain there is no one. Then her anxiety changes when she realizes she has to spy on her family to feel peaceful again. She tells of her friendship with a beautiful nun and her attachment to her powerful uncle. A nun and her friend Nick are her life teachers. One day she meets Tallulah, a British cousin of her friend Charlotte. Tallulah teaches these naive girls how to behave with a boyfriend. After a sex lesson with Tallulah, Juliet muses, maybe I should become a nun after all. When Juliet goes to college she is stopped in her tracks by the sight of a young man standing in the sun. She knows instantly that she just has to meet him. One afternoon she notices that a dark haired man is following her. His name is Gino. He’s a messenger from her uncle. This is Juliet’s journey to her authentic self.

Meet Lucille Montague

LM Montague was born in Brooklyn NY and currently lives in Ventura CA. Mafia Lullaby is based on a true story about a young Catholic girl who discovers her family is part of a powerful crime family in New York. She’s clueless about what it all means and her journey to adulthood is fraught with danger and love. This is a rite of passage story of a girl finding her true self.

Forever On Pointe: A True Story

Dancing was her life. Until a paralyzing virus threatened to shatter her dreams.

Forever on Pointe: A True Story is the fascinating account of one woman’s ever-evolving journey from the intense world of professional ballet to the bloody streets of the Hungarian Revolution to the glittering nightclubs of Montreal. In this intimate and revealing memoir, Agota Gabor shares how grit and determination allowed her to attain her wildest dreams.

As a young girl, Agota intends to become a professional ballerina in Budapest, but her dream is shattered when she contracts polio. Through gruesome therapy and iron willpower, she learns to dance again, making a living as a dancer in Canada after her home country erupts in the Hungarian Revolution of 1956.

Agota forges ahead to achieve a prosperous and dynamic life, working as a chorus girl in Montreal casinos and nightclubs. But she wants more than just the glitz and glam. After going back to school, Agota becomes a television journalist and works with her foreign-correspondent husband as they live the expat life, traveling across the world from Hong Kong to Jakarta to London. Agota’s roller-coaster life continues as a mother and a businesswoman, as she runs a successful communications firm and makes a killing in real estate.

Meet Agota Gabor

Agota Gabor grew up in Budapest, Hungary and attended the Ballet School of The Hungarian State Opera House. After fleeing Budapest with her mother during the Hungarian Revolution, Agota settled in Canada where she became a dancer in Montreal. During the 1960s and 70s, Agota worked in television production, eventually going back to school to receive a degree in journalism from Ryerson University. After travelling the world as a freelance reporter and becoming a mother, she founded The Gabor Group, a media company specializing in public awareness campaigns, digital communication, and video production. In 2020 she wrote a handbook on communications and media interviews. Forever on Pointe is her debut memoir. Agota lives in Toronto.