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Amazon best ebooks of the Month, August 2012: Tom Sherbourne is a lighthouse stayer on Janus Rock, a tiny island a half day’s boat adventure from the coast of Western Australia. while a toddler washes up in a rowboat, he and his younger wife Isabel decide to boost the child as their very own. the child turns out like a gift from God, and the couple’s reasoning for staying her seduces the reader into getting into the waters of treacherous ethicality even as Tom--whose ethical code withstood the horrors of worldwide War I--begins to waver. M. L. Stedguy’s vividentification characters and lovely descriptions of the solitude of Janus Rock and of the unpredicdesk Australian frontier create an excellent backdrop for the story of longing, loss, and the overpowering love for a child that is the sunshine among Oceans. --Malissa Kent

Price: $11.99

(as of 2012-10-06 10:59:47 PST)

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

Rating: 4.4 / 5.0 (448 votes)

Released: 2012-07-31

The Light Between Oceans by ML Stedman


The debut of a surprising new voice in fiction— a singular both heartbreaking and transcendent

After four harrowing yrs at the Western entrance, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and takes a job because the lighthouse stayer on Janus Rock, just about half a day’s adventure from the coast. To this remoted island, where the supply boat comes as soon as a season and shore leaves are granted each and every other yr at perfect, Tom brings a tender, bold, and loving wife, Isabel. Years later, after two miscarriages and one stillbirth, the grieving Isabel hears a toddler’s cries at the wind. a boat has washed up onshore wearing a dead guy and a residing baby.

Tom, whose data as a lighthouse stayer are meticulous and whose ethical principles have withstood a awful war, needs to report the person and infant immediately. however Isabel has taken the tiny baby to her breast. in opposition to Tom’s judgment, they declare her as their very own and name her Lucy. while she is two, Tom and Isabel return to the mainland and are reminded that there are other people on the earth. Their selection has devastated one among them.

M. L. Stedguy’s spell binding, superbly written novel seduces us into accommodating Isabel’s resolution to stay this “present from God.” And we are swept into a story approximately extremely compelling characters in search of to seek out their North big name in an international where there is not any right solution, where justice for one person is some other’s tragic loss.

the sunshine among Oceans is beautiful and unforgetdesk, a deeply transferring novel.

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author: ML Stedguywriter: ScribnerBinding: Kindle editionLanguage: EnglishPages: three69

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