Sandra Dallas, read by Maggi-Meg Reed
The old woman peered past the red geraniums in her deep front window at the figure lingering in the moon-white snow at the gate. In the gloom of the late winter afternoon, Hennie Comfort did not recognize the woman, who stood like a curious bird, her head cocked to one side as she looked at the fence, then the front door, and back at the fence again. Hennie watched, thinking it odd that anyone would wait there, mute as the snow itself. Why would a body stand in the cold when she could come inside by the stove?
Hennie had gone to the window to read her letter
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Sandra Dallas' historical novel Prayers for Sale. From the critically acclaimed author of Tallgrass comes a powerful novel about an unlikely friendship between two women and the secrets they've kept in order to survive life in a rugged Colorado mining town.
“The listener is treated to a beautiful portrayal of female lives in a challenging time and place.” – AudioFile
"Dallas is gifted at creating characters that will make you laugh, cry, and sneer in distaste. Told in the regional dialect of the period, you will find yourself drawn into their world, and marveling at the amount of pain the human spirit can withstand while still retainin gthe ability to forgive." – Create & Decorate
“Reed has a lovely way with the voices of the men and women of the town, especially young Nit and the elderly, dignified but never staid Hennie.” – Providence Journal Bulletin