Jan Karon
Candace Freeland

Jan Karon


Jan Karon is the author of the bestselling series of twelve Mitford novels featuring Father Timothy Kavanagh, an Episcopal priest, and the fictional village of Mitford, the most recent of which, Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good, has spent two months on the New York Times bestseller list. She is also the author of thirteen other books, including two Father Tim novels, a cookbook, and several books for children. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Jan Karon

Jan Karon




Jan Karon, author of Putnam’s #1 New York Times bestseller, Come Rain or Come Shine, was honored with the Library of Virginia’s Lifetime Achievement Award this past weekend. The award… Read more >


Putnam’s Come Rain or Come Shine  by Jan Karon debuts at #1 on The New York Times hardcover fiction bestseller list after the author wrapped up a successful 5-city tour to Fairhope, St…. Read more >