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 2,247
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,773
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,747

    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 1,186
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 946
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 944

    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 1,421
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,131
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,122

    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 894
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 817
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 806

    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

    • Home to Holly Springs

    • The First of the Father Tim Novels
    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: Scott Sowers
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 681
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 455
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 459

    After more than 38 years, Father Tim Kavanagh returns to his childhood home of Holly Springs, Mississippi, on a profoundly personal journey....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The book is wonderful as always, but.....

    • By Vickie on 12-26-07

    Regular price: $31.50

    • 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 934
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 742
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 741

    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

    • In This Mountain

    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 810
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 609
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 614

    Father Tim and Cynthia have been at home in Mitford for three years since returning from Whitecap Island....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another beauty from Jan Karon

    • By Sara on 09-18-13

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Light from Heaven

    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 869
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 658
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 657

    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 697
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 548
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 549

    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

    • In the Company of Others

    • A Father Tim Novel
    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: Erik Singer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 698
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 506
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 501

    Father Tim and Cynthia arrive in the west of Ireland, intent on researching his Kavanagh ancestry from the comfort of a charming fishing lodge....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed

    • By Nilda on 11-20-10

    Regular price: $31.50

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