Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good: The New Mitford Novel

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Penguin Group USA, Sep 2, 2014 - Fiction - 528 pages
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A publishing event: #1 New York Times–bestselling author Jan Karon returns—and invites her millions of fans to join her again in Mitford.
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. Dooley’s brother, Sammy, still enraged by his mother’s abandonment, destroys one of Father Tim’s prized possessions. And Hope Murphy, owner of Happy Endings bookstore, struggles with the potential loss of her unborn child and her hard-won business.
            All this as Wanda’s Feel Good Café opens, a romance catches fire through an Internet word game, their former mayor hatches a reelection campaign to throw the bums out, and the weekly Muse poses a probing inquiry: Does Mitford still take care of its own?
            Millions of fans will applaud the chance to spend time, once more, in the often comic and utterly human presence of Jan Karon’s characters. Indeed, they have never been more sympathetic, bighearted, and engaging. 

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Review: Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good (Mitford Years #10)

User Review  - Ellen - Goodreads

A wonderful continuation of the Mitford series that is definitely worth the time to read. All of the fun of the earlier Mitford books: the small town characters, and idiosyncrasies that make these ... Read full review

Review: Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good (Mitford Years #10)

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

Jan Karon does not disappoint, again. While I'm generally the last person to read a series that has strong themes of Christian faith and spirituality, the world Karon creates in Mitford goes far ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Jan Karon is the #1 New York Times?bestselling author of twenty-three books, including the Mitford novels, the Father Tim novels, a popular cookbook, and several books for children. She lives near Mr. Jefferson's Monticello, a World Heritage site in Central Virginia.

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