The first of the Father Tim novels by the bestselling author of "At Home in Mitford, " "Somebody Safe with Somebody Good," and other books in the Mitford Series
Readers of the nine bestselling Mitford novels have been captivated by Jan Karon's gift for illuminating the struggles that creep into everyday lives "along with a vividly imagined world" ("People"). Millions have relished the story of the bookish and big-hearted Episcopal priest and the fullness of his seemingly ordinary life. Now, in the first novels of a new series, Jan Karon enchants us with the story of the newly retired priest's spur-of-the-moment adventure. For the first time in decades, Father Tim returns to his birthplace, Holly Springs, Mississippi, in response to a mysterious, unsigned note saying simply: ""Come home."" A story of long-buried secrets, forgiveness, and the wonder of discovering new people, places, and depth of feeling, "Home to Holly Springs" will enthrall new readers and longtime fans alike.