"A man from hell is not afraid of hot ashes." -- Dorothy Gilman
Dorothy Gilman born June 25, 1923 (also known as Dorothy Gilman Butters) is a United States author of mystery and spy fiction. She is most well-known for the Mrs. Pollifax series of spy novels, about spy and grandmother Emily Pollifax, who chooses to become a spy in her 60s, and who stars in fourteen books written over three decades.
Gilman's books tend to feature uncommon, unique characters, often travelling to exotic locales.
"If something anticipated arrives too late it finds us numb, wrung out from waiting, and we feel - nothing at all. The best things arrive on time.""People need dreams, there's as much nourishment in 'em as food.""The best things arrive on time."