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 sixty years old. Suddenly, Father Tim gets more than he bargained for. And readers get a rich comedy about ordinary people and their ordinary lives.
Jan Karon is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Mitford novels featuring Episcopal priest Father Timothy Kavanagh and the fictional village of Mitford. She is also the author of twelve other books, including a cookbook and several books for children. Karon lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.