Book Review- Home to Holly Springs by Jan Karon

Good news for Jan Karon fans: She has published her; first new adult book in about 2 years, Home to Holly Springs is the first in a new, Father Tim Series.

In this book Father Tim returns to his boyhood home, Holly Springs, Mississippi, for the first time in 38 years. Because he received a note in the mail that said Come Home- That's all; Come Home, no signature no return address, he has no idea who it is from, but he goes back to his boyhood town. While there he learns some shocking, life changing news. and “receives a gift that could cost him everything." As the author says " Delving into Father Tim's early life provides a 'whole new perspective on someone we thought we new very well' "

If you have never read Jan Karon’s books, they are classified as Christian or Inspirational fiction, you will find that they are very gentle and sometimes slow. If you like books packed with excitement, and intrigue, these are not the books for you, although you may find one or two unexpected surprises. If you want a nice quiet relaxing read these series may be just the ticket.

Published by Viking press 2007 355 pages -

Book on CD 12 hours published by Recorded Books 2007