The Light Between Oceans

The Light Between Oceans

The heartrending Sunday Times bestseller and Richard and Judy pick



The New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller - a heart-rending story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife who face a life-changing moral dilemma

'Unforgettable' GUARDIAN
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.

'Irresistible . . . a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page' OPRAH MAGAZINE
'A moving tale . . . prepare to weep' NEW YORK TIMES
'A love story that is both persuasive and tender' SUNDAY TIMES

***** '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'

Now a major motion picture starring Alicia Vikander, Michael Fassbender and Rachel Weisz


  • A love story that is both persuasive and tender
    The Sunday Times

About the author

M L Stedman

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 sold over 4 million copies worldwide, and is published in 45 countries. In 2016 it was made into a Dreamworks film starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander, produced by Heyday Films.
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