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Garlock, Dorothy

Works: 125 works in 1,105 publications in 3 languages and 85,718 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  History  Bildungsromans  Romances  Western stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3557, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Publications about Dorothy Garlock
Publications by Dorothy Garlock
Most widely held works by Dorothy Garlock
On Tall Pine Lake by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
32 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,232 libraries worldwide
"A young woman in 1970s Arkansas is charmed by the owner of a fishing camp, but is wary of his potential connections to several local crimes."--Provided by the publisher
A week from Sunday by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,197 libraries worldwide
"Set in 1930s Louisiana, a young woman makes a new life for herself after she runs away from home"--Provided by publisher
Train from Marietta by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,955 libraries worldwide
When Katherine Tyler is kidnapped by a band of outlaws while on a cross-country trip, cowboy T.C. Castle rescues her and hides her at a remote ranch where he lives with his five-year-old disabled daughter
Leaving Whiskey Bend by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,898 libraries worldwide
When their friend is assaulted in the street of their hard-drinking, gun-toting Colorado town, a young schoolteacher and a spinster set out in an open wagon to find a safer life, an endeavor that pits them against violent natural elements and their friends
Keep a little secret by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,795 libraries worldwide
When a teaching position opens up in Oklahoma, Charlotte Tucker jumps at the opportunity to take a room on John Grant's ranch in Sawyer to begin her new career. She soon befriends Owen and Hannah Wallace, a brother and sister who have come from Colorado following the death of their mother. Abandoned at an early age by a father they never knew, they are set on revenge against the man who left them -- a man they believe is John Grant
The moon looked down by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 2,755 libraries worldwide
Sophie Heller and her family left Nazi Germany for a better life in Victory, Illinois. But when war fever sweeps the town, the Hellers become targets of suspicion, threats, and attacks. Sophie, working as a newspaperwoman, begins an investigation to uncover the truth. Cole Ambrose, a physically disabled local teacher, becomes her unexpected ally, and love
Stay a little longer by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,718 libraries worldwide
Louise Watkins has her hands full. Her mother had been the town midwife, but after her daughter Alice died under her care, she refused to assist in a childbirth ever again. Since then Louise has assumed the work. She also takes care of Alice's six-year old, Charlotte, because the child's father was lost in World War I. But Louise's principal job is running the boardinghouse that is the family's main source of income. One day, Charlotte befriends a stranger ill with influenza, a man who has taken refuge in an old cabin in the woods nearby. Although badly scarred by wounds suffered in the War, he is strong and slowly recovers. When he gradually takes on odd jobs around the house, Louise accepts his help. She is drawn to him despite his disfigurement, and his voice is comforting, vaguely familiar
A place called Rainwater by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,519 libraries worldwide
When her small 1920s Oklahoma town booms in the wake of an oil discovery, Jill, the niece of the local hotel owner, is harassed by locals before reluctantly accepting protection from neighbor Thad
Mother Road by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,486 libraries worldwide
Managing a Depression-era garage in Oklahoma while his friend recovers from an animal bite, Yates finds himself falling in love with his friend's babysitter and housekeeper, who has scandalized the town by living with her employer
The edge of town by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
19 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,441 libraries worldwide
Julie Jones knows what she is: a country girl, not beautiful but presentable, in skirts too long to be fashionable. A responsible young woman who has been raising her brothers and sisters since her mother's death and helping her father on their hardscrabble farm. Secretly, she wishes someone she could love would find her special enough to come courting
Come a little closer by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,400 libraries worldwide
It's 1946, after the end of WWII, and Christina Tucker decides to take a nursing job in the small town of Longstock, Wisconsin, working with Dr. Samuel Barlow. Dr. Barlow is well-regarded by the people of Longview, except for one man: Morris Doyle. Morris believes that his younger brother Jimmy died as a result of Barlow's shoddy care and he is determined to punish the doctor for what he's done -- even if it means hurting those the doctor loves most, including Christina Tucker
River rising by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 2,196 libraries worldwide
Taking a job as nurse to the local town doctor, newcomer April Asbury attracts the attention of Joe Jones, whose family is disrupted by an unstable widow's claims about the paternity of Joe's youngest sister
Twice in a lifetime by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,185 libraries worldwide
"There is nothing better than Dorothy Garlock at her best".-Sandra Brown, New York Times bestselling author A brand new novel from New York Times bestselling author Dorothy Garlock, the Voice of America's Heartland"--
Take me home by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 2,172 libraries worldwide
Miller's Creek, Wisconsin, 1945. Olivia Marsten never imagined she'd be a war bride. But when her childhood best friend surprises her with a marriage proposal, she reluctantly accepts. She can't bear to send him off to serve in the Navy with a broken heart ... even though her heart belongs to someone else. Sparks fly the moment mysterious stranger Peter Becker lays eyes on Olivia. He never hesitated to pull her out of harm's way, risking his own life to save hers. Yet as kind as he is handsome, Peter harbors a dark secret. The son of an American soldier, he was forced to join the Reich's army to protect his German mother. Now an escaped POW, he's determined to spend every moment he can with beautiful Olivia before he must turn himself in. But a dangerous enemy Peter knows all too well is on the loose, threatening the fragile future he and Olivia are building together. What happens when the truth of Peter's identity comes to light? And can their love withstand it?
Under a Texas sky by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 2,167 libraries worldwide
Growing up poor and largely abandoned on the streets of 1920s Chicago Anna Finnegan has struggled her entire life, until a talent manager discovered her and brought her into the world of theater. Now, years later, she's about to start shooting her first movie. Arriving on location in Redstone, Texas, in 1932, Anna steps off the train and collides with Dalton Barnes. He's lived in Redstone all his life and hates how the big-city out-of-towners are gawking at the small-town locals like him. It doesn't take long, though, for Anna and Dalton to discover fireworks of a different sort between them. But the movie is plagued by one trouble after another, including a fire that destroys an elaborate set and costumes ruined by huge splashes of paint. Who is sabotaging the film and why? To what lengths will they go? When Anna finds herself threatened, how will she and the love blossoming between her and Dalton survive?
By starlight by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 2,142 libraries worldwide
"In early 1930s Montana, in the small town of Colton, Maddy Aldridge struggles to make ends meet during the Great Depression. With her mother long dead, her stubborn younger sister fighting her at every turn, and her father's arthritis deteriorating so badly that she has to run the family store alone, her desperation grows by the day. Enter Jeffers Grimm with a proposition too great for her to turn down: open an illegal speakeasy in the mercantile's basement, defy Prohibition, and make enough money to make her worries disappear. But, unbeknownst to Maddy, Jeffers has made a deal with the mob to bring huge quantities of alcohol across the Canadian border and store it in the mercantile. He wants to get rich, regardless of who stands in his way. Jack Rucker is an agent for the Bureau of Prohibition, the federal police force created for the difficult task of enforcing the new law. Years earlier, he'd been a boy living in Colton, loving a young Maddy Aldridge. Now, after hearing rumors of an operation, the Bureau wants him to go back and hide in plain sight. With a pain-in-the-rump partner breathing down his neck, what will Jack do when he finds out what Maddy is up to? Can he and Maddy rekindle the love they once knew? If Jeffers discovers Jack is a federal agent, to what ends will he go to silence him forever?"--
High on a hill by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 2,091 libraries worldwide
Annabel Lee is delighted when a young boy is recruited to help with her father's bootlegging business, but when the boy's older sister sends law officer Corbin Appleby to find him, Annabel must choose between her rumrunning father and the handsome lawman
Sunday kind of love by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,951 libraries worldwide
"Buckton, Indiana, 1956. As post-war America brims with new opportunities, a young woman discovers the courage to follow her dreams-and her heart. Gwendolyn Foster's life seems like a dream come true. A bright future in front of her, the successful, traditional man her parents wanted at her side. What more could a girl ask for? But Gwen has a different dream altogether-to be a writer-and she won't rest until it comes true. Strong arms to support her, not own her. that's what she needs. And she finds them in the most unexpected of places. Hank Ellis has long been haunted by his little brother's death. He knows the entire town blames him for the accident, but it's only fitting. He blames himself too. So he's shocked when Gwen ignores the vicious gossip and befriends him. And before long, everything changes for them. Folks warn Gwen about Hank, but she knows in her heart that they're wrong. Drawn to this man of bravery and kindness who encourages her to pursue her passions, Gwen can finally envision the life she's always wanted. And with Gwen, Hank finds the strength to let go of his guilt, as he dares to hope for a future with her. But braving the town that turns against them isn't the only challenge they face. For Hank still harbors a dark secret, a shocking truth that may force him to lose Gwen forever"--
Song of the road by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 1,819 libraries worldwide
Returning to her childhood home in Depression-era New Mexico, pregnant and penniless widow Marilee is distraught to learn of her father's death and her mother's alcoholism but vows to revive the family's motor court business
Hope's highway by Dorothy Garlock( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,731 libraries worldwide
Abandoned by Ernie Harding, who steals her life's savings, Margie Kinnard pursues her dream of becoming a movie star with the help of her long-lost father, but her goals could be sidetracked by Ernie's reappearance
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Glenn, Dorothy

controlled identity Phillips, Dorothy, 1942-

controlled identity Phillips, Johanna, 1942-

Dorothy Garlock Amerikaans schrijfster
Dorothy Garlock écrivaine américaine
Garlok, Doroti
Glenn Dorothy
Phillips, Dorothy
Phillips, Johanna
Дороти Гарлок
גרלוק, דורותי
갤록, 도로시
English (332)
Czech (9)
Spanish (4)
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