M L Stedman

The Light Between Oceans

The Light Between Oceans


Discover the sweeping Richard and Judy Book Club pick and Sunday Times bestselling historical romance, now a major motion picture starring Alicia Vikander, Michael Fassbender, and Rachel Weisz.

'An extraordinary book…Unforgettable' Guardian
'A moving tale . . . prepare to weep' New York Times
'Irresistible . . . a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page' Oprah Magazine
After experiencing the horrors of The Western Front, Tom moves to Janus Island to work as a lighthouse keeper. He hopes that life on the remote island with his wife Izzy will bring him peace following the war.
The two of them are happy together, although frustrations rise the longer they try for a child that never comes.
But then, one day, a boat washes up on the shore of their little island. In it, lies a dead man - and a crying baby.
Faced with an impossible decision, Tom and Izzy do what they think is right and follow their hearts. What happens next will break yours.

Praise for The Light Between Oceans:
'A love story that is both persuasive and tender' Sunday Times
‘A moving tale. One of this year's must-readsStylist Magazine
‘The characters are beautifully drawn . . . A completely unique read.’ Heat Magazine
‘Mesmerising . . . the sheer passion and poetry of Stedman's prose carries us on a wave of emotion and heartbreak.’ Australian Woman's Weekly
‘Delicate and imaginative . . . beautifully written . . . deserves every single bit of its success.’ Scotsman

***** 'A beautiful, poignant story, very well told'
***** 'By far, one of the best books I've ever read'
***** 'A stunning and enjoyable read, one you won't forget'