A Light in the Window

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RiverOak, 2005 - Fiction - 480 pages
529 Reviews
A new Reader's Guide for group discussion or personal reflection is included in this series-packaged bestseller. With his heart distracted by his free-spirited neighbor Cynthia, and his stomach and the rectory cash box distracted by Edith, Father Tim must decide whether he will practice what he preaches.

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Excellent dialog and pacing. - Goodreads
Pretty boring book, boring characters, boring plot. - Goodreads
Cute characters, and a nice, easy plot. - Goodreads
The romantic plot thickens. - Goodreads
However, the plot is simply too slow. - Goodreads
And the ending ... all I can say is "it's about time." - Goodreads

Review: A Light in the Window (Mitford Years #2)

User Review  - Danielle Cunningham - Goodreads

Probably my least favorite in the series, it's a bit slower than the others, but it's a unique love story. Read full review

Review: A Light in the Window (Mitford Years #2)

User Review  - Claudia Davidson - Goodreads

I really like this Mitford Series. This is my second time to read them and I am not disappointed. They are a light read and very refreshing. Read full review

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. In 2010 her book Shepherds Abiding hit the New York Times best seller list.

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