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A Light in the Window is the second installment in this enormously popular series about a small-town rector, Father Tim, and the heartwarming cast of characters surrounding him. This time Father Tim, a lifelong bachelor, finds his heart distracted by his free-spirited neighbor Cynthia, but his stomach and the rectory cash box are distracted by Edith, a wealthy widow who is wooing the rector with love potion casseroles. At every turn, including when a brooding Irish cousin decides to move in, Father Tim must decide whether he will practice what he preaches.
Fans of the series say they long to buy real estate in Mitford, just so they can live next door to these funny and endearing characters and feel the embrace of such a loving community. But what author Jan Karon probably knows, and many readers are starting to figure out, is that the integrity and solid Christian values that these characters possess can be found in just about every neighborhood, and with inspiration like this book, anyone can build their own Mitford community. --Gail Hudson
The first two novels in Karon's Mitford series chronicle the everyday eccentricities of a small North Carolina town.
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All of the Mitford books are a treat, and although I've read them all 3 or 4 times I fully expect to read them again, next time I feel a little nostalgic or homesick. Read morePublished on Aug. 23 2010 by joyful spirit
This is an intelligent, compassionate story that completely engaged me. I love the town of Mitford and the real people who live there. Read morePublished on April 21 2006 by Cathy McCurdy
I must confess that I had seen the Mitford series of books in the stores and never even picked one up. Read morePublished on May 28 2004 by Cornwoman
I liked this one better than the first book, At Home in Mitford. The story lines in this book seemed more compelling, more interesting. Read morePublished on April 30 2003 by C. Hill
In this continuing book, (sequel), of At Home in Mitford, Father Tim's attractive neighbor Cyhthia Coppersmith is at his door, pursuing Father Tim with hot casseroles. Read morePublished on Dec 12 2002 by J. Kirkman
The Mitford Series is a collection of incredibly simple books about small town life. Told from the point of view of a preacher in a mythical town in the hills of North Carolina. Read morePublished on May 4 2002 by a-