Dorothy Garlock was a best-selling American uthor of over 60 historical romance novels, most of them set in the American West. More than 20 million copies of her books hav in print, in 18 languages. Her essay have been on the New York Times best seller list seven times. She was named one of the 10 most popular novelists of women 's fiction four years in row, from 1985-1988. In 1997, she was awarded the Romantic Times Lifetime Achievement Award. Garlock is also a member of the Romance Writers Hall of Fame.
Garlock worked as write, agent and publicist for most of her writing career. She as a native of Texas who grew up in Oklahoma then married and returne to Iowa. Garlock donated many of her manuscripts and other unpublished writings to the University of Iowa libraries.
Pen names include: Johanna Phillips Dorothy Phillips Dorothy Glenn