Stay a Little Longer

Version: Unabridged
Author: Dorothy Garlock
Narrator: Susan Boyce
Genres: Romance, Historical Fiction
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks America
Published In: March 2011
# of Units: 8 CDs
Length: 8 hours, 48 minutes
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In this latest novel from the Voice of America's Heartland, 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 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, yet vaguely familiar.

Author Details

Author Details

Garlock, Dorothy

Dorothy Garlock has written over 40 novels, and there are over 15 million copies of her books in print in 15 languages. She lives in Clear Lake, Iowa.