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After five hectic years of retirement from Lord's Chapel, Father Tim Kavanagh returns with his wife 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 doesn't want it. Maybe he's lost his passion. Meanwhile, the other townsfolk face their own troubles. Millions of fans will applaud the chance to spend time 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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About the Author

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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"The faster and more impersonal the world becomes, the more we need...Mitford."--The Cleveland Plain Dealer "Karon knits Mitford's small-town characters and multiple storylines into a cozy sweater of a book...4/4 stars."--USA Today "Jan Karon reflects contemporary culture more fully than almost any other living novelist."--Los Angeles Times "Loyal fans of Karon's Mitford novels and Father Tim will be delighted once again to spend time in this quintessential American village with its leadingcitizen and his colorful coterie of friends, family, and dependent souls."--Booklist "With the homecoming of much-beloved characters and a few new additions, Karon's latest provides a return to a setting readers have been clamoring to revisit. Longtime readers will not be disappointed by the author's latest cozy redemption tale."--Library Journal The faster and more impersonal the world becomes, the more we need Mitford. The Cleveland Plain Dealer Karon knits Mitford s small-town characters and multiple storylines into a cozy sweater of a book 4/4 stars. USA Today Jan Karon reflects contemporary culture more fully than almost any other living novelist. Los Angeles Times Loyal fans of Karon s Mitford novels and Father Tim will be delighted once again to spend time in this quintessential American village with its leadingcitizen and his colorful coterie of friends, family, and dependent souls. Booklist With the homecoming of much-beloved characters and a few new additions, Karon s latest provides a return to a setting readers have been clamoring to revisit. Longtime readers will not be disappointed by the author s latest cozy redemption tale. Library Journal" Fantastic reviews for SOMEWHERE SAFE WITH SOMEBODY GOOD "Karon knits Mitford's small-town characters and multiple story lines into a cozy sweater of a book.... Somewhere Safe hits the sweet spot at the intersection of your heart and your funny bone. 4/4 stars" " --" "USA Today " "Welcome home, Mitford fans...to Karon's gift for illuminating the struggles that creep into everyday lives--along with a vividly imagined world." --"People" "With the homecoming of much-beloved characters and a few new additions, Karon's latest provides a return to a setting readers have been clamoring to revisit. Longtime readers will not be disappointed by the author's latest cozy redemption tale." --"Library Journal" "The faster and more impersonal the world becomes, the more we need...Mitford." -- Cleveland "Plain Dealer" "Loyal fans of Karon's Mitford novels and Father Tim will be delighted once again to spend time in this quintessential American village with its leading citizen and his colorful coterie of friends, family, and dependent souls." -- "Booklist" "After a long hiatus, Karon has returned with a novel that offers something for those who believe and those who do not. All the beloved quirky characters are here, the past is neatly summarized and the future, full of hope." --"Kirkus Reviews" "Terrific...built on the foundation of the first nine Mitford novels, 'Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good' is Karon's best." --"Richmond Times-Dispatch" Praise for Jan Karon "Jan Karon reflects contemporary culture more fully than almost any other living novelist." --"Los Angeles Times" "The faster and more impersonal the world becomes, the more we need . . . Mitford." --"Cleveland Plain Dealer" "Welcome home Mitford fans . . . to Karon's gift for illuminating the struggles that creep into everyday lives--along with a vividly imagined world." --"People"

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