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The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter

Feature and Contest

The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter

1838: Northumberland, England. Longstone Lighthouse has been Grace Darling’s home for all of her 22 years. When she and her father rescue shipwreck survivors in a furious storm, Grace becomes celebrated throughout England. But far more precious than her unsought fame is the friendship that develops between Grace and visiting artist George Emmerson. 1938: Newport, Rhode Island. A pregnant Matilda Emmerson has been sent away from Ireland in disgrace. She is to stay with Harriet, a reclusive relative and assistant lighthouse keeper, until her baby is born. A discarded, half-finished portrait opens a window into Matilda’s family history. As a deadly hurricane approaches, two women --- living a century apart --- will be linked forever by their instinctive acts of courage and love.

- Click here to see the three winning book groups who will each receive 12 copies of the book.

The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter
by Hazel Gaynor


Beth from Sandusky, OH
Carol from Penfield, NY
Natalie from Haines City, FL