Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter

Publisher: HarperCollins Release date: 2018-10-09

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From The New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Came Home comes ahistorical novelinspired by true events, and the extraordinary female lighthouse keepers of the past two hundred years.They call me a heroine, but I am not deserving of such accolades. I am just an ordinary young woman who did her duty.1838: Northumberland, England. Longstone Lighthouse on the Farne Islands has been Grace Darlings home for all of her twenty-two years. When she and her father rescue shipwreck survivors in a furious storm, Grace becomes celebrated throughout England, the subject of poems, ballads, and plays. But far more precious than her unsought fame is the friendship that develops between Grace and a visiting artist. Just as George Emmerson captures Grace with his brushes, she in turn captures his heart.1938: Newport, Rhode Island. Nineteen-years-old and 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 Matildas 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.

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Additional Information

Genre: Historical fiction

Collection: William Morrow Paperbacks

Type: EPub

Pages: 416

ISBN: 9780062698636

Additional Information

Genre: Historical fiction

Collection: William Morrow Paperbacks

Type: EPub

Pages: 416

ISBN: 9780062698636

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