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    • 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 2,150
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,686
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,660

    It's easy to feel at home in Mitford. In these high, green hills, the air is pure, the village is charming, and the people are generally lovable. Yet Father Tim, the bachelor rector, wants something more. Enter a dog the size of a sofa who moves in and won't go away. Add an attractive neighbor who begins wearing a path through the hedge. Now, stir in a lovable but unloved boy, a mystifying jewel theft, and a secret that's 60 years old.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Sara on 01-29-14

    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 310
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 260
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261

    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. Father Tim, the Episcopal rector, and his wife Cynthia are pondering retirement; a brash new mayoral candidate is calling for aggressive development; a suspicious realtor with plans for a health spa is eyeing the beloved house on the hill; and, worst of all, the Sweet Stuff Bakery may be closing.

    • 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 310 ratings

    Regular price: $10.50

    • 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 1,119
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 885
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 883

    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.

    • 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 1,354
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,069
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,061

    His attractive neighbor is tugging at his heart-strings. A wealthy widow is pursuing him with hot casseroles. And his red-haired Cousin Meg has moved into the rectory, uninvited.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Story of community

    • By Sara on 01-29-14

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Sisters

    • The Saga of the Mitford Family
    • By: Mary S. Lovell
    • Narrated by: Annie Wauters
    • Length: 18 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 146
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 136

    This is the story of a close, loving family splintered by the violent ideologies of Europe between the wars. Jessica was a Communist; Debo became the Duchess of Devonshire; Nancy was one of the best-selling novelists of her day; the ethereally beautiful Diana was the most hated woman in England; and Unity Valkyrie, born in Swastika, Alaska, would become obsessed with Adolf Hitler.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, terrible reader

    • By Victoria on 02-27-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • 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 890
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 697
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 696

    Jan Karon's millions of fans can't wait to spend time with her heartwarming and hilarious characters, who have a way of becoming family. In fact, fans and booksellers across the country kept Out to Canaan and At Home in Mitford on The New York Times best-seller list for months. In A New Song, 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. He and his wife, Cynthia, soon find that Whitecap has its own unforgettable characters.

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

    • By Sara on 06-21-13

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Mitford Murders

    • By: Jessica Fellowes
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 145

    Louisa's salvation is a position within the Mitford household at Asthall Manor, in the Oxfordshire countryside. There she will become nursemaid, chaperone, and confidante to the Mitford sisters, especially 16-year-old Nancy, an acerbic, bright young woman in love with stories. But then a nurse - Florence Nightingale Shore, goddaughter of her famous namesake - is killed on a train in broad daylight, and Louisa and Nancy find themselves entangled in the crimes of a murderer who will do anything to hide their secret....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Expected much, very disappointed

    • By Kindle Customer on 02-02-18

    Regular price: $35.69

    • A Common Life

    • The Wedding Story
    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: Dana Ivey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 479
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 374
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 378

    Mitford's Lord's Chapel seats barely two hundred souls, yet millions of Jan Karon's fans will be there for the most joyful event in years: the wedding of Father Tim Kavanagh and Cynthia Coppersmith.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed in narrator

    • By Judy L. Luschen on 06-27-10

    Regular price: $10.50

    • At Home in Mitford

    • The Mitford Years, Book 1
    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: Jan Karon
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69

    It's easy to feel at home in Mitford. In these high, green hills, the air is pure, the village is charming, and the people are generally lovable. Yet Father Tim, the bachelor rector, wants something more. Enter a dog the size of a sofa who moves in and won't go away. Add an attractive neighbor who begins wearing a path through the hedge. Now, stir in a lovable but unloved boy, a mystifying jewel theft, and a secret that's 60 years old.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Go for Unabridged version

    • By P. Hennessy on 11-13-06

    Regular price: $10.50

    • 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 848
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 775
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 766

    Millions of Karon fans will be thrilled that it's life as usual in the wildly popular Mitford series: A beloved town character lands a front-page obituary, but who was it, exactly, who died? And what about the former mayor, born the year Lindbergh landed in Paris, who's still running for office? All this, of course, is but a feather on the wind compared to Muse editor J. C. Hogan's desperate attempts to find a cure for his marital woes. Will it be high-def TV or his pork chop marinade?

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

    • By Renee on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Bathed in Prayer

    • Father Tim's Prayers, Sermons, and Reflections from the Mitford Series
    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough, Jan Karon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 39

    Over the course of 14 novels, millions have fallen in love with the faith, encouragement, and wisdom that are at the very heart of Jan Karon's Mitford series. Now, for the first time, listeners will have the chance to walk with Father Tim through a collection of prayers, sermons, and inspirational passages that incorporates material from each of the novels. In addition, fans will get to hear directly from author Jan Karon, in a brand-new essay about her own personal journey in faith and the ways that the Mitford novels have impacted her.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just in time

    • By roberta on 11-05-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Light from Heaven

    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 830
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 620
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 620

    All good things, even laughter and orange marmalade cake, must come to an end. And in Light from Heaven, the long-anticipated final volume in the phenomenally successful Mitford Years series, Karon deftly ties up all the loose ends of Father Timothy Kavanagh's deeply affecting life.

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

    • By Sara on 10-08-13

    Regular price: $35.00

    • In This Mountain

    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 769
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 571
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 577

    In the little town that's home-away-from-home to millions of readers, life hums along as usual. Dooley looks toward his career as a vet; Joe Ivey and Fancy Skinner fight a haircut price war that takes no prisoners; and Percy steps out on a limb with a risky new menu item at the Main Street Grill.

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

    • By Sara on 09-18-13

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Six

    • The Lives of the Mitford Sisters
    • By: Laura Thompson
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 112

    The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in the head when Britain declared war on Germany; the fifth was a member of the American Communist Party; the sixth became Duchess of Devonshire. They were the Mitford sisters....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Astonishing Narrator

    • By Claire L. Robinson on 12-20-16
    • The Lives of the Mitford Sisters
    • By: Laura Thompson
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
    • Release date: 09-06-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 121 ratings

    Regular price: $38.95

    • 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 1,050
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 962
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 949

    Over the course of 10 Mitford novels, fans have kept a special place in their hearts for Dooley Kavanagh, first featured in At Home in Mitford as a barefoot, freckle-faced boy in filthy overalls. Now, Father Tim Kavanagh's adopted son has graduated from vet school and opened his own animal clinic. Since money will be tight for a while, maybe he and Lace Harper, his once and future soul mate, should keep their wedding simple.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfection!

    • By Sara on 09-28-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Bright Young Dead

    • A Mitford Murders Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Jessica Fellowes
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    Meet the Bright Young Things, the rabble-rousing hedonists of the 1920s whose treasure hunts were a media obsession. One such game takes place at the 18th birthday party of Pamela Mitford, but ends in tragedy as cruel, charismatic Adrian Curtis is pushed to his death from the church neighboring the Mitford home. The police quickly identify the killer as a maid, Dulcie. But Louisa Cannon, chaperone to the Mitford girls and a former criminal herself, believes Dulcie to be innocent and sets out to clear the girl's name...all while the real killer may only be steps away.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good as the first book

    • By Sunie on 01-06-19

    Regular price: $35.69

    • Wigs on the Green

    • By: Nancy Mitford
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Eugenia Malmains is one of the richest girls in England and an ardent supporter of Captain Jack and the Union Jack shirts; Noel and Jasper are both in search of an heiress (so much easier than trying to work for the money); Poppy and Marjorie are nursing lovelorn hearts; and the beautiful bourgeois Mrs Lace is on the prowl for someone to lighten the boredom of her life.

    Regular price: $14.38

    • Shepherds Abiding

    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 669
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 522
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 524

    Since he was a boy growing up in Mississippi, Father Tim has lived what he calls "the life of the mind". Except for cooking and gardening and washing his dog, he never learned to savor the work of his hands. And then he finds a derelict nativity scene: twenty figures, including a flock of sheep, that have suffered the indignities of time and neglect.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Shepherds Abiding

    • By Bob on 05-25-06

    Regular price: $21.00

    • 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 1,129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,004
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,006

    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. While glad to be at home in Mitford, something is definitely missing: a pulpit. But when he's offered one, he decides he doesn't want it. Maybe he's lost his passion. His adopted son, Dooley, wrestles with his own passion - for the beautiful and gifted Lace Turner, and his vision to become a successful country vet.

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

    • By Sara on 09-26-14

    Regular price: $28.00

    • In This Mountain

    • By: Jan Karon
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 22

    In the little town that's home-away-from-home to millions of readers, life hums along as usual. Dooley looks toward his career as a vet; Joe Ivey and Fancy Skinner fight a haircut price war that takes no prisoners; and Percy steps out on a limb with a risky new menu item at the Main Street Grill.

    Regular price: $24.50

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