After five hectic years of retirement from Lord’s Chapel, Father Tim Kavanagh returns with his wife, Cynthia, from the land of his Irish ancestors. While he’s glad to be at home in Mitford, something is definitely missing from his life: a pulpit. But when he’s offered one, he decides he doesn’t want it. For years, he believed he had a few answers. Now he has questions. How can he possibly help Dooley’s younger brother, Sammy, make it through the fallout of a disastrous childhood? Could doing a good deed for the town bookstore be the best thing for his befuddled spirit? And who was riding through town in a limo? Not Edith Mallory. Then an editorial in the weekly Muse poses a question that sets the whole town looking for answers: Does Mitford still take care of its own?
For the Spring 2021 quarter of the Victoria Classics Book Club, a delightful pairing of titles from Writer-in-Residence Jan Karon is certain to charm both new and devoted readers of her beloved Mitford series. Join us in reading this title or At Home in Mitford, and be among the first to order to increase your chances of receiving an exclusive signed volume.
By Jan Karon
Paperback: 560 pages
G.P. Putnam’s Sons: Published 2014