Meet Dearest Dorothy, Partonville's irrepressible octogenarian and the spunkiest lady in town. Welcome to Partonville, a circle-the-square town in the northern part of southern Illinois, where families and friends find that sharing the highs and lows of life's wild rides with one another makes the highs more exhilirating and the lows more bearable. Some, like Maggie Malone, owner of La Feminique Hair Salon & Day Spa, can't wait to see the looks on everyone's faces when she displays what she has been up to at their latest hair conference in Chicago.
For the legions of readers who enjoy books that celebrate lifes simple pleasures, eighty-seven-year-old Dorothy Jean Wetstra and her beloved farming town of Partonville, Illinois, will become instant favorites. In this hilarious, touching series, Charlene Ann Baumbich introduces readers to Dearest Dorothy, who tools around town in a 1976 Lincoln Continental nicknamed "The Tank," plays bunco regularly with her pals, and grabs a stool at Harrys counter often enough to stay on top of the latest-breaking newswhich she is often creating. In the series debut, Dearest Dorothy, Are We There Yet?, Dorothy faces a decision that may change her town forever, and her gift for shaking things up comes in handy. In the second book, Dearest Dorothy, Slow Down, You're Wearing Us Out!, the towns irresistible cast of characters is back in full swing as they confront some of the many surprises life sends their way. So pull up a chair and get ready for fireworks, laughter, and well-get-through-it-all-with-faith friendships.
Charlene Ann Baumbich is the author of the previous three books in the Partonville series. A popular speaker, journalist, and author, for several years she has lectured to womens groups and retreats. Baumbich is also an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Todays Christian Woman, and numerous other publications. She is the author of six nonfiction books of humor and inspiration.