A Reliable Wife

A Reliable Wife

By Robert Goolrick

Thorndike Press, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781410417381, 411pp.

Publication Date: August 2009

In rural Wisconsin in 1909, Ralph Truitt stands alone on a train platform waiting for the woman who answered his newspaper advertisement for "a reliable wife." But when Catherine Land steps off the train from Chicago, she's not the "simple, honest woman" that Ralph is expecting.

About the Author
In addition to his most recent novel, "The Fall of Princes, " Robert Goolrick is the author of three other books: "The End of the World as We Know It, "a memoir; his first novel, "A Reliable Wife, " with sales of more than 1 million copies; and his second novel, "Heading Out to Wonderful." He lives in Virginia.