A Light in the Window

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RiverOak, 2005 - Fiction - 480 pages
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Mitford's village rector, Father Tim, is running scared. he can no longer deny (even to himself), that he's in love with his neighbor, Cynthia Coppersmith. Cynthia, after all, sees in him a man of warmth and daring and —if only he'll meet her halfway. But now a wealthy widow is pursuing Father Tim with hot casseroles. And the mysterious Cousin Meg has moved into the rectory bag and baggage and —not to mention uninvited. Abounding with characters both old and new, A Light in the Window compels readers to do something they treasure: laugh out loud.

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User Review  - foggidawn - LibraryThing

After sixty years as a bachelor, Father Tim has fallen madly in love with his next-door neighbor Cynthia. The problem is that he's afraid, afraid of the irrevocability of opening his heart to another ... Read full review

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User Review  - hklibrarian - LibraryThing

The romance goes on--like a see saw and more like real life (between the father and his next door neighbor). Jan keeps the pathos going in this second book of the Mitford series and I couldn't put it down once again! Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Jan Karon was born in North Carolina in 1937. After a career in advertising, she began writing a column in the Blowing Rocket. The column, about life in the small North Carolina town of Mitford, centered around an Episcopalian minister named Father Tim. Her Father Tim stories were collected into a book and published by a Christian publisher. She has won numerous awards for her work including the Christy Award for A New Song and the Gold Medallion Award for A New Song, A Common Life, In This Mountain, and Shepards Abiding. She has also written two children's book entitled Miss Fannie's Hat and Jeremy: The Tale of an Honest Bunny. Her book's Shepherds Abiding and Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good hit the New York Times Best Seller List.

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