Other Books in Series
This is book number 3 in the A Mitford Novel series.
- #1: At Home in Mitford: A Novel (A Mitford Novel #1) (Paperback): $17.00
- #2: A Light in the Window (A Mitford Novel #2) (Paperback): $17.00
- #4: Out to Canaan (A Mitford Novel #4) (Paperback): $17.00
- #5: A New Song (A Mitford Novel #5) (Paperback): $17.00
- #6: A Common Life (A Mitford Novel #6) (Paperback): $17.00
- #7: In This Mountain (A Mitford Novel #7) (Paperback): $17.00
- #8: Shepherds Abiding (A Mitford Novel #8) (Paperback): $16.00
- #9: Light from Heaven (A Mitford Novel #9) (Paperback): $17.00
- #10: Home to Holly Springs (A Mitford Novel #10) (Paperback): $17.00
- #11: In the Company of Others (A Mitford Novel #11) (Paperback): $17.00
- #12: Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good: The New Mitford Novel (A Mitford Novel #12) (Paperback): $17.00
- #13: Come Rain or Come Shine (A Mitford Novel #13) (Paperback): $17.00
- #14: To Be Where You Are (A Mitford Novel #14) (Paperback): $17.00
Join #1 New York Times bestselling author Jan Karon on a trip to Mitford—a southern village of local characters so heartwarming and hilarious you'll wish you lived right next door.
At last, Mitford's rector and lifelong bachelor, Father Tim, has married his talented and vivacious neighbor, Cynthia. Now, of course, they must face love's challenges: new sleeping arrangements for Father Tim's sofa-sized dog, Cynthia's urge to decorate the rectory Italian-villa-style, and the growing pains of the thrown-away boy who's become like a son to the rector. Add a life-changing camping trip, the arrival of the town's first policewoman, and a new computer that requires the patience of a saint, and you know you're in for another engrossing visit to Mitford—the little town that readers everywhere love to call home.
About the Author
Jan Karon, born Janice Meredith Wilson in the foothills of North Carolina, was named after the title of a popular novel, Janice Meredith.
Jan wrote her first novel at the age of ten. "The manuscript was written on Blue Horse notebook paper, and was, for good reason, kept hidden from my sister. When she found it, she discovered the one curse word I had, with pounding heart, included in someone's speech. For Pete's sake, hadn't Rhett Butler used that very same word and gotten away with it? After my grandmother's exceedingly focused reproof, I've written books without cussin' ever since."
Several years ago, Karon left a successful career in advertising to move to the mountain village of Blowing Rock, North Carolina, and write books. "I stepped out on faith to follow my lifelong dream of being an author," she says. "I made real sacrifices and took big risks. But living, it seems to me, is largely about risk."
Enthusiastic booksellers across the country have introduced readers of all ages to Karon's heartwarming books. At Home in Mitford, Karon's first book in the Mitford series, was nominated for an ABBY by the American Booksellers Association in 1996 and again in 1997. Bookstore owner, Shirley Sprinkle, says, "The Mitford Books have been our all-time fiction bestsellers since we went in business twenty-five years ago. We've sold 10,000 of Jan's books and don't see any end to the Mitford phenomenon."