M L Stedman

The Light Between Oceans
  • The Light Between Oceans

  • M L Stedman

    The global bestselling debut, now a word-of-mouth classic - a heart-rending story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife who face a life-changing moral dilemma when a baby in a boat washes up on their island.

    Over 3 million copies sold
    The international bestselling book of the major Hollywood film starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander

    A Richard and Judy bookclub favourite
    Goodreads historical category winner

    'Extraordinary and heartrending' MARKUS ZUSAK, author of The Book Thief

    A boat washes up on the shore of a remote lighthouse keeper's island. It holds a dead man - and a crying baby. The only two islanders, Tom and his wife Izzy, are about to make a devastating decision.
    They break the rules and follow their hearts. What happens next will break yours.

    'Unforgettable' Guardian

    'A moving tale ...prepare to weep' New York Times

M.L. STEDMAN was born and raised in Western Australia and now lives in London. The Light Between Oceans is her first novel. An award-winning international bestseller, the book has already sold over two million copies in around 40 languages. It has recently been made into a Dreamworks film starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander, produced by Heyday Films.