Did anyone see the article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution dated Tuesday, November 8, 2005 about Jan Karon's Mitford series? According to the article, millions are sadly but eagerly awaiting the release of Karon's final Mitford novel titled, Light From Heaven. Jan Karon has paved the way to success for other Christian fiction writers using a small town as the setting for their stories:
Life Goes On by Philip Gulley, Harmony series
Setting: Harmony, Ind.
Friendship Cake by Lynne Hinton
Setting:Hope Springs, N.C.
Cape of Light by Thomas Kinkade and Katherine Spencer
Setting: Cape Light, New England
Mercies and Miracles by Sharon Downing Jarvis
Setting: Fairhaven, Alabama
On a Wing and a Prayer by Katherine Valentine
Setting:Dorsetville, New England
Aprons on a Clothesline by Traci DePree, Lake Emily series
Setting: Lake Emily, Minn.