Jan Karon
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Jan Karon

Jan Karon is the author of the bestselling series of nine Mitford novels featuring Father Timothy Kavanagh, an Episcopal priest, and the fictional village of Mitford. Set in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Karon's Mitford books include At Home in Mitford; A Light in the Window; These High, Green Hills; Out to Canaan; A New Song; A Common Life: The Wedding Story; In This Mountain; Shepherd's Abiding; and Light from Heaven. The Father Tim Novels include "Home to Holly Springs" and last fall's release of "In the Company of Others," set in County Sligo, Ireland. There are over 40 million Mitford and Father Tim novels, childrens books, and CDs in print.

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Best Sellers

    • At Home in Mitford

    • A Novel
    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 19 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,725
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,699

    It's easy to feel at home in Mitford....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Sara on 01-29-14

    Regular price: $38.50

    • These High, Green Hills

    • The Mitford Years, Book 3
    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 13 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,142
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 906
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 904

    At last, Mitford's rector and lifelong bachelor, Father Tim, has married his talented and vivacious neighbor, Cynthia....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another pleasant read

    • By Sara on 01-29-14

    Regular price: $10.50

    • A Light in the Window

    • The Mitford Years, Book 2
    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 16 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,384
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,096
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,087

    His attractive neighbor is tugging at his heart-strings....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Story of community

    • By Sara on 01-29-14

    Regular price: $38.50

    • To Be Where You Are

    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 17 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 867
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 793
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 783

    Number one New York Times best-selling author Jan Karon returns with the 14th novel in the beloved Mitford series, featuring three generations of Kavanaghs. Wounds heal, bonds grow stronger, and celebrations continue. Welcome back to beloved Mitford....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Series & Narrator Ever!

    • By Renee on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • A New Song

    • Mitford, Book 5
    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 17 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 907
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 715
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 714

    Mitford's longtime Episcopal priest, Father Tim, retires. However, new challenges and adventures await when he agrees to serve as interim minister of a small church on Whitecap Island....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A trip to the beach

    • By Sara on 06-21-13

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Out to Canaan

    • The Mitford Years, Book 4
    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: Jan Karon
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 266
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267

    Thousands of readers have come home to Mitford, the little town with the big heart, whose endearing and eccentric residents have become like family members. But now change is coming to the hamlet....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Abridged HORRIBLE

    • By Me on 07-03-16
    • The Mitford Years, Book 4
    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: Jan Karon
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
    • Release date: 08-26-05
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 317 ratings

    Regular price: $10.50

    • Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good

    • Mitford Years, Book 10
    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 17 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,014
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,016

    After five hectic years of retirement from Lord's Chapel, Father Tim Kavanagh returns with his wife, Cynthia, from a so-called pleasure trip to the land of his Irish ancestors....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Mitford Changes With The Times

    • By Sara on 09-26-14

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Come Rain or Come Shine

    • A Mitford Novel, Book 11
    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,061
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 973
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 960

    Jan Karon delivers the wedding that millions of Mitford fans have waited for. It's a June day in the mountains, with more than a few creatures great and small....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfection!

    • By Sara on 09-28-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Light from Heaven

    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 844
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 634
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 634

    All good things, even laughter and orange marmalade cake, must come to an end....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • North Carolina Mountain Life Captured

    • By Sara on 10-08-13

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Shepherds Abiding

    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 679
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 531
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 533

    Since he was a boy growing up in Mississippi, Father Tim has lived what he calls "the life of the mind"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Shepherds Abiding

    • By Bob on 05-25-06

    Regular price: $21.00

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