Jan Karon is the author of the Father Tim book series, according to Penguin Books. The series follows the adventures of Episcopal priest Father Timothy Kavanagh.
In addition to the popular Father Tim book series, Karon is the author of several children's books, including "Jeremy: The Tale of an Honest Bunny," and a cookbook, reports Penguin Books. The charming and heartwarming Father Tim books regularly appear on the New York Times fiction bestseller list. They are set in the quaint, fictional small town of Mitford, located in the mountains of North Carolina.
Following a career in advertising, Karon retired to the village of Blowing Rock, North Carolina to write, states Wikipedia. The author currently lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.