WorldCat Identities

Garlock, Dorothy

Works: 142 works in 966 publications in 3 languages and 84,308 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Love stories  Domestic fiction  Western stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3557.A71645, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Dorothy Garlock
A week from Sunday by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 3,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in 1930s Louisiana, a young woman makes a new life for herself after she runs away from home"--Provided by publisher
On Tall Pine Lake by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 3,533 WorldCat member 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
Train from Marietta by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,205 WorldCat member 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 )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,047 WorldCat member 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
The moon looked down by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 2,910 WorldCat member 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 )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,878 WorldCat member 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
The edge of town by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,851 WorldCat member 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
Keep a little secret by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,849 WorldCat member 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
A place called Rainwater by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,801 WorldCat member 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 )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,778 WorldCat member 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
River rising by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 2,450 WorldCat member 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
Come a little closer by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 2,401 WorldCat member 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
High on a hill by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 2,391 WorldCat member 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
Song of the road by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 2,137 WorldCat member 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
By starlight by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,128 WorldCat member 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?"--
Under a Texas sky by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,058 WorldCat member 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?
Hope's highway by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,934 WorldCat member 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
Take me home by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miller's Creek, Wisconsin, 1945. Sparks fly the moment Peter Becker lays eyes on war bride Olivia Marsten. He risks his own life to save hers-- but he 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 Olivia before he must turn himself in. What will happen when the truth of Peter's identity comes to light?
With hope by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lovely and kind, Henry Ann Henry is a young woman whose emotional strength is put to the test when her beloved father dies unexpectedly, leaving Henry Ann to run the farm and cope with a difficult half-sister. Many of her neighboring farmers are struggling to deal with a serious drought and the depression, including handsome Tom Dolan. Tom has more trouble than dry acres however, for his mentally unstable wife is swiftly losing her hold on reality, a fact that endangers both Tom and their small son. Henry Ann's need of a farmhand throws the lovely young woman and the lonely man together, but the obstacles that stand in the way of their happiness may keep the two from realizing their love. A wonderful story liberally salted with nostalgic details of American farm life in the 1930s, With Hope is Dorothy Garlock at her best
With song by Dorothy Garlock( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seward Count, Kansas, 1935. On a day when she was cheerfull singing a popular tune, Molly McKenzie barely noticed the dark sedan that pulled up in front of her family's store. Minutes later, a hail of bullets rained down on her parents and shattered her world
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Alternative Names

controlled identityGlenn, Dorothy

controlled identityPhillips, Dorothy, 1942-

controlled identityPhillips, Johanna, 1942-

Garlock, Dorothy

Garlok, Doroti

Glenn Dorothy

Phillips, Dorothy.

Phillips, Johanna.

English (311)

Czech (7)

Spanish (4)

On Tall Pine LakeTrain from MariettaLeaving Whiskey BendThe moon looked downStay a little longerThe edge of townKeep a little secretA place called Rainwater