Dearest Dorothy, If Not Now, When?

Narrated by: Cynthia Darlow
Series: Welcome to Partonville, Book 6
Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
4 out of 5 stars (31 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Award-winning journalist Charlene Ann Baumbich delights millions with her endearing Dearest Dorothy novels.

In the quaint Southern Illinois town of Partonville, 88-year-old Dorothy and a colorful cast of townsfolk are all aflutter about a former resident's return, a mini-mall naming contest, and a spirited mayoral campaign.

Dorothy can't believe her 58-year-old son, Jacob, has left his successful Philadelphia law firm and is replacing Partonville's recently deceased lawyer. As the new mini-mall prepares to open, most of the townspeople - spurred on by a generous $100 first prize - are busy trying to create a clever name for it. And excitement builds as incumbent mayor Gladys McKern squares off against a surprising and innovative challenger whose powerful campaign slogans trigger a flurry of emotions in a race that's too close to call.

©2007 Charlene Baumbich (P)2008 Recorded Books

Critic Reviews

"The characters are quirky and charming." ( Publishers Weekly)

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Loved this series

Wish there were more! Funny and sweet characters and settings. Dorothy and her friends are devout and pray often but the books aren't preachy or political. Narrator is the same one who does the Miss Julia books. If you like those or Jan Karon's Mitford series you will enjoy this one. Read them all in order.

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Great little town with tons of drama!

A mayoral race, a philandering father and a town of good folk. Let the antics fly!

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loved em!

loved every one the dearest dorothy books all the way through! Wish there were more! :)

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Dearest Dorothy is a wonderful series!

I have listened to all of the Dearest Dorothy books. The characters are so funny and I was instantly hooked on both the author and narrator (Cynthia Darlow)!