Thousands of readers have come home to Mitford, the little town
with the big heart, whose endearing and eccentric residents have
become like family members. But now change is coming to the hamlet.
Father Tim, the Episcopal rector, and his wife Cynthia are
pondering retirement; a brash new mayoral candidate is calling for
aggressive development; a suspicious realtor with plans for a
health spa is eyeing the beloved house on the hill; and, worst of
all, the Sweet Stuff Bakery may be closing.
Small town scandal. International terrorist attack. Who among
them is the traitor.
Sara and Beth have built a multi-million dollar business together,
but their once solid friendship is now strained. Beth is leery of
Sara’s husband, and when he is kidnapped, authorities
consider Beth their prime suspect.
Follow Father Tim and Cynthia on their journey to research his
Kavanagh ancestry in the Irish countryside.
Vacation—the very word has been foreign to Episcopal
priest Tim Kavanagh. Now retired from tending his flock in the
village of Mitford, he is making good on a promise to show his
wife, Cynthia, the charming land of his Irish ancestors.
From the New York Times bestselling author of The
Wednesday Letters and The Cross Gardener, a story of
small kindnesses-and life-changing miracles.
Seventeen seconds can change a life forever. This is what Rex
Connor learned on a gorgeous summer afternoon in 1970 when, as a
lifeguard, he diverted his gaze for seventeen seconds and tragedy
John Bevan finally found the loving family he lacked as an orphaned
child. Then a fatal car accident steals away all he loves most.
John erects two small crosses at the scene of the accident. One
day, he meets a young man who is touching up the crosses with white
paint-a man he knows only as The Cross Gardener.
Dr. Carl Houseman, celebrated minister and speaker, is determined
to find out what really happened to his wife, declared dead five
years ago after her sailboat washed ashore on a coastal island of
Maine. Private investigator Terri Blake-Addison must piece together
the life of this woman who felt she didn't know or understand the
God that her husband so faithfully served.