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A Common Life
This is actually the wedding story of the delightful Father Tim, and Cynthia Coppersmith. Some details of the past books are mentioned again in this one. Mitford's Lord's Chapel seats barely two hundred souls, yet friends of Father Timothy, and Cynthia Coppersmith can attend the most joyous event in years; their beautiful wedding ceremony! Will Father Tim fall apart though when he takes he marriage vows? Who'll manage the flowers and bake the wedd...
A Light in the Window
In this continuing book (sequel), of At Home in Mitford, Father Tim's attractive neighbor Cynthia Coppersmith is at his door, pursuing Father Tim with hot casseroles, and now his 'cousin,' Meg has moved into the rectory for the long haul, disturbing his whole household! Dooley, the boy Father Tim has taken under his wing in the first story, is still living with Father Tim and causing problems in school. They can't seem to locate his mother, and his fa...
A New Song
Father Tim, who's now retired after years of serving as the rector of Lord's Chapel, agrees now to pastor a small parish off the Atlantic coast. But he and Cynthia are at odds though about leaving the town, and the boy they love. Soon though, the charming island of Whitecap reveals its own cast of unforgettable characters; a lovelorn bachelor trying his hand at personal ads, a church organist with a past, a gifted musician who never likes to venture b...
At Home In Mitford
This first book of a series, At Home in Mitford, is absolutely wonderful. The story is all about Father Tim, and his congregation, and the happenings that take place in the church. For instance, there is Emma Newland, the grouchy old secretary who is concerned about Father Tim's work. Also in the story, is a poor unloved boy whose parents couldn't care less about him, and he needs a father figure. So Father Tim more or less adopts this boy into his h...
In This Mountain
In this wonderful continuation of Mitford, Father Tim and Cynthia are again living in Mitord, following their stint on Whitecap Island afew years ago. In the little town that's become America's home away from home, life hums along. Dooley, now very well into his college years, is looking into a career as a vet. Joe Ivey and Fancy Skinner fight over a haircut price war that takes no prisoners. Percy steps out on a limb with a new menu item at the Grill...
Out to Canaan
Father Tim and Cynthia are contemplating their future in this book, but in the midst of it all, is too much happening at once. Father Tim, who is the legal counsel, psychologist, foster parent, political analyst, and rector of his congregation, is always there to lend a helping hand or advice. Also, longtime mayor, Esther Cunningham, revered for preserving traditions of the town, finds a formidable foe in Mack Stroupe, a free-spending industrialist wh...
Since he was a boy growing up in Mississippi, Father Tim has lived what he calls "the life of the mind." Except for cooking, gardening, and washing his dog, he never learned to savor the work of his hands. And then he finds a derelict nativity scene including a flock of sheep that has suffered the indignities of time and neglect. The question is, can he give the small assembly new life? Restore the camel's ear, repaint every piece, replace an angel...
These High, Green Hills
Father Tim recently married, and his plain folk neighbors live good lives. Even the gossip in Mitford is the good kind; folks worrying about other folks, and minding one another's business out of concern. No one faces a crisis alone, as a result. He and Cynthia are now married. But Father Tim is still a bit shy of intimacy. He isn't too sure of being out of bachelorhood; it takes getting used to after so many years. Father Tim is still playing Da...
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