An actress turned author visited Mercyhurst University Monday to sign books and share highlights of her career.

Deborah Goodrich Royce is probably best-known for her role as Silver Kane in the ABC soap opera All My Children.

Royce released her debut novel Finding Mrs. Ford in June.

She shared highlights of her career and a reading from her novel with students.

She told the students to stay dedicated to whatever drives them by doing it every day.

Royce is a longtime friend of Mercyhurst president Michael Victor.

Her book has been named a must-read summer mystery by