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A marriage is forever, isn't it?


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"A heart-melting story of forgiveness and second chances. -Booklist


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In 1920s Appalachia, two women investigate murder and fight for their community.


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What mysterious curse binds them?


Jan Karon


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, 1997, and again in 1998. 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 many, many thousands of Jan's books and don't see any end to the Mitford phenomenon."

 

Series

Mitford Years

Books:

Bathed in Prayer, November 2018
Hardcover
To Be Where You Are, August 2018
Trade Size
Shepherds Abiding, November 2017
Mitford #8
Mass Market Paperback (reprint)
At Home in Mitford, September 2017
Mass Market Paperback
To Be Where You Are, September 2017
Mitford Years #14
Hardcover
Come Rain or Come Shine, May 2016
Mitford #11
Trade Size (reprint)
Come Rain or Come Shine, October 2015
Mitford Years #11
Hardcover
Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good, August 2015
Mitford #10
Paperback
At Home in Mitford, June 2015
Mitford Years #1
Hardcover
Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good, September 2014
Mitford Years #10
Hardcover
Home to Holly Springs, November 2007
Father Tim #1
Hardcover
Light from Heaven, November 2005
Mitford Years #9
Hardcover

 

 

 

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