Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good by Jan Karon audiobook

Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good: The New Mitford Novel

By Jan Karon
Read by John McDonough

Penguin Audio 9780399167447

The Mitford Years Series: Book 12

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A publishing event: #1 New York Times bestselling author Jan Karon returns—and invites hermillions of fans to join her again in Mitford. After five hectic years of retirement from Lord’sChapel, Father Tim Kavanagh returns with his wife, Cynthia, from a so-calledpleasure trip to the land of his Irish ancestors. While glad to be at home in Mitford, something isdefinitely missing: a pulpit. But when he’s offered one, he decides he doesn’twant it. Maybe he’s lost his passion. His adopted son, Dooley, wrestles with his ownpassion—for the beautiful and gifted Lace Turner and his vision to become a successfulcountry vet. Dooley’s brother, Sammy, still enraged by his mother’s abandonment,destroys one of Father Tim’s prized possessions. And Hope Murphy, owner ofHappy Endings bookstore, struggles with the potential loss of her unborn childand her hard-won business. All this as Wanda’s Feel Good Café opens, a romancecatches fire through an Internet word game, their former mayor hatches areelection campaign to throw the bums out, and the weekly Muse poses a probing inquiry: Does Mitford still take care of itsown? Millions of fans will applaud the chance to spendtime, once more, in the often comic and utterly human presence of Jan Karon’scharacters. Indeed, they have never been more sympathetic, bighearted, andengaging.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

A USA Today bestseller

A Wall Street Journal bestseller

A Washington Post bestseller

A Chicago Tribune bestseller

An NPR bestseller

One of Barnes & Noble's Biggest Books, August 2014

A Publishers Weekly bestseller

A publishing event: #1 New York Times bestselling author Jan Karon returns—and invites hermillions of fans to join her again in Mitford.

After five hectic years of retirement from Lord’sChapel, Father Tim Kavanagh returns with his wife, Cynthia, from a so-calledpleasure trip to the land of his Irish ancestors.

While glad to be at home in Mitford, something isdefinitely missing: a pulpit. But when he’s offered one, he decides he doesn’twant it. Maybe he’s lost his passion.

His adopted son, Dooley, wrestles with his ownpassion—for the beautiful and gifted Lace Turner and his vision to become a successfulcountry vet. Dooley’s brother, Sammy, still enraged by his mother’s abandonment,destroys one of Father Tim’s prized possessions. And Hope Murphy, owner ofHappy Endings bookstore, struggles with the potential loss of her unborn childand her hard-won business.

All this as Wanda’s Feel Good Café opens, a romancecatches fire through an Internet word game, their former mayor hatches areelection campaign to throw the bums out, and the weekly Muse poses a probing inquiry: Does Mitford still take care of itsown?

Millions of fans will applaud the chance to spendtime, once more, in the often comic and utterly human presence of Jan Karon’scharacters. Indeed, they have never been more sympathetic, bighearted, andengaging.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Father Tim Kavanagh is back in town, after sojourns to Mississippi and Ireland with his wife Cynthia. Father Tim is wrestling with the existential challenge of retirement and siren calls of various duties…Fans…will welcome the return to Mitford with its quirky citizens.” Publishers Weekly
“After a five-year wait, fans of Jan Karon’s fictional series about the residents of Mitford, North Carolina, will be delighted to immerse themselves in another story featuring the town’s Episcopal priest, Father Timothy Kavanaugh. Even better news: John McDonough, who narrated most of the earlier books, returns to deliver this audiobook. McDonough’s gentle, patient tone richly portrays the peaceful soul of Father Tim as he explores retirement.” AudioFile
“Father Tim Kavanagh ponders the past and looks to the future in Mitford, his beloved North Carolina mountain town…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

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Author

Author Bio: Jan Karon

Author Bio: Jan Karon

Jan Karon is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty 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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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 17.39
Audience: Adult
Language: English