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Dorothy Garlock

Dorothy Garlock has more than 20 million books in print world wide. The author of 49 published books is a native Texan, but considers Clear Lake, Iowa her home since moving here with her husband Herb Garlock Sr. in 1955. The mother of two and grandmother of three started her book-writing career in 1976 after working for 14 years as bookkeeper/columnist for the local newspaper. Always an avid reader and history buff, her success as a novelist came as a complete surprise to her.

She has been written about in almost every major newspaper, interviewed on numerous radio and television shows, baked biscuits the old-fashioned way on national television and was selected Oustanding Western writer for 1986.

Dorothy Garlock's short stories, INTERLUDE IN BIG BEND and BENEATH THE MIDNIGHT SUN, were selected by Universal Press Syndicate to launch the series, DAY DREAMS. A chapter each day, ran in 57 major newspapers for one month.

Dorothy Garlock was one of six authors selected to launch the popular LOVESWEPT LINE for Bantam Books.

Dorothy Garlock's books have been translated into 18 different languages and are published in 36 different countries. She receives mail from all over the world.

The plunge opening, and use of dialogue in Dorothy Garlock's book, A LOVE FOR ALL TIME, was used as an example in the textbook, Writing Romantic Fiction, by Helen Barnhardt, Writer's Digest Press.

With more than 37 books still in print Dorothy Garlock's books have been consistently on the bestseller list, including NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and WASHINGTON POST. She had received 21 awards from various magazines and writer's groups.

Warner Books has been her publisher since 1983.

American writer

Born 1942

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  • Cover of: On Tall Pine Lake
    First published in 2007 8 editions in 1 language — 4 previewable Cover of edition ontallpinelake0000garl_h4u8 Cover of edition ontallpinelake00doro Cover of edition ontallpinelake0000garl_g7j5

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    First published in 1993 7 editions in 2 languages — 2 previewable Cover of edition tenderness00garl

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  • Cover of: This Loving Land
    First published in 2001 5 editions in 1 language

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  • Cover of: Glorious Dawn
    First published in 1982 5 editions in 1 language — 1 previewable

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  • Cover of: Love and Cherish
    First published in 1995 5 editions in 1 language — 1 previewable

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  • Cover of: Mother Road
    First published in 2003 5 editions in 1 language — 3 previewable Cover of edition motherroad00garl_1 Cover of edition motherroad00garl

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  • Cover of: Restless Wind
    First published in 1986 5 editions in 1 language — 2 previewable Cover of edition restlesswind00garl

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    First published in 2005 5 editions in 1 language — 2 previewable Cover of edition riverrising00garl

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    First published in 2007 5 editions in 1 language — 2 previewable Cover of edition loveseekers00garl

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    First published in 2004 5 editions in 1 language — 1 previewable

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    First published in 2007 5 editions in 1 language — 2 previewable Cover of edition weekfromsunday00garl

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  • Cover of: Wild Sweet Wilderness
    First published in 1985 5 editions in 1 language — 1 previewable

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  • Cover of: More Than Memory
    First published in 2001 4 editions in 1 language

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  • Cover of: Dream river
    First published in 1988 4 editions in 1 language — 3 previewable Cover of edition dreamriver0000garl_e8p8 Cover of edition dreamriver0000garl_o2o8

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  • Cover of: The edge of town
    First published in 2001 4 editions in 1 language — 4 previewable Cover of edition edgeoftown00garl Cover of edition edgeoftown0000garl Cover of edition edgetownmissouri00garl

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  • Cover of: Forever, Victoria
    First published in 1983 4 editions in 1 language — 1 previewable

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  • Cover of: Leaving Whiskey Bend
    First published in 2008 4 editions in 1 language — 2 previewable Cover of edition leavingwhiskeybe2008garl

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    First published in 1987 4 editions in 1 language — 1 previewable

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  • Cover of: A love for all time
    First published in 1983 4 editions in 1 language — 2 previewable Cover of edition loveforalltime0000garl

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December 27, 2023 Edited by ditchqueen added ID's
February 14, 2018 Edited by JeffKaplan merge authors
July 28, 2013 Edited by Tracey Carroll Added more info.
July 28, 2013 Edited by Tracey Carroll Added info about the Author.
April 1, 2008 Created by an anonymous user initial import