Dorothy Gilman (1923-2012) was the author of 14 Mrs. Pollifax novels, including The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax, the series debut; Mrs. Pollifax Pursued; Mrs. Pollifax and the Lion Killer; Mrs. Pollifax, Innocent Tourist; and Mrs. Pollifax Unveiled. She was also the author of many other novels, among them Thale's Folly.
"Absorbing and worthwhile . . . You won't want to put the book down."--Portland Telegram "Filled with adventures--and misadventures--but through it all Mrs. Pollifax is triumphant."--Booklist