The Edge of Town

By Dorothy Garlock (Electronic Book, 2001)
Dorothy Garlock's novels have won her acclaim from the "ChicagoSun-Times" as a "gifted storyteller" and praise from readers as atruth-teller about America and its people. Now in her hardcover debut, the "USA Today" bestselling author begins her new saga of theMidwest in the 1920s with the heartwarming story of the Jones family, who meet life's incredible challenges with bravery, humor, and zest.

Julie Jones knows what she is: a country girl, not beautiful butpresentable, in skirts too long to be fashionable. A responsible youngwoman who has been raising her brothers and sisters since her mother'sdeath and helping her father on their hardscrabble farm. She's notexactly the free, giggly flapper the town boys fancy. Secretly, shewishes someone she could love would find her special enough to comecourting.

But as the country roars into the Jazz Age, neither her family nor thetown of Fertile, Missouri, can remain untouched. Veterans have returnedfrom the Great War, among them big, quiet Evan Johnson, the enigmaticson of the town bully. Crime has risen enough to warrant the town'shiring Corbin Appleby as police chief, a stranger on a man

Dorothy Garlock's novels have won her acclaim from the "ChicagoSun-Times" as a "gifted storyteller" and praise from readers as atruth-teller about America and its people. Now in her hardcover debut, the "USA Today" bestselling author begins her new saga of theMidwest in the 1920s with the heartwarming story of the Jones family, who meet life's incredible challenges with bravery, humor, and zest.

Julie Jones knows what she is: a country girl, not beautiful butpresentable, in skirts too long to be fashionable. A responsible youngwoman who has been raising her brothers and sisters since her mother'sdeath and helping her father on their hardscrabble farm. She's notexactly the free, giggly flapper the town boys fancy. Secretly, shewishes someone she could love would find her special enough to comecourting.

But as the country roars into the Jazz Age, neither her family nor thetown of Fertile, Missouri, can remain untouched. Veterans have returnedfrom the Great War, among them big, quiet Evan Johnson, the enigmaticson of the town bully. Crime has risen enough to warrant the town'shiring Corbin Appleby as police chief, a stranger on a man

Product Details

The Edge of Town
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $6.99 US/$6.99 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780759542303
  • On Sale Date: 04/12/2001
The Edge of Town