Jan Karon published her first book in 1994. The book became "At Home In Mitford" and was the beginning of a very successful writing career. This book was the first in her popular "The Mitford Years" book series. She bega... More »

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Jan Karon's first marriage lasted for approximately seven years. She married at 14 and was divorced at the age of 21, four years after giving birth to her daughter. Jan Karon's first husband was named Romeo and the weddi... More »

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The Mitford series is a set of novels that consists of 10 installments as of 2014. The series, which takes place in a fictional town, Mitford, N.C., began in 1994 with "At Home in Mitford." "Somewhere Safe with Somebody ... More »

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Find excerpts from Jan Karon's books on Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com. On Amazon.com, click on a title, Look Inside and then on Beginning. On Barnesandnoble.com, select a title, click Read Sample, and use the arrows ... More »

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Jan Karon's Mitford series is considered a part of the fiction/Christian fiction genre. Karon's website describes the novels as a comedic and mysterious story about a beautiful, pure and lovable town with equally lovable... More »

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Jan Karon's "Father Tim" book series contains three installments as of 2015. Like most of Karon's other books, the Father Tim series takes place primarily in the fictional town of Mitford, North Carolina. More »

The first book in the Mitford Years series, "At Home in Mitford," was published in 1994. As of 2015, nine other books have been released in the series and a second edition of the original novel was published in 2005. More »

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