The Light Between Oceans

Author(s): M.L. Stedman

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This is a story of right and wrong, and how sometimes they look the same.


1926: Tom Sherbourne is a young lighthouse keeper on a remote island off Western Australia. The only inhabitants of Janus Rock, he and his wife Isabel live a quiet life, cocooned from the rest of the world. One April morning a boat washes ashore carrying a dead man and a crying infant - and the path of the couple's lives hits an unthinkable crossroads. Only years later do they discover the devastating consequences of the decision they made that day - as the baby's real story unfolds.


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M. L. Stedman was born and raised in Western Australia. Following a successful career as an intellectual property lawyer in both Australia and London, she left the law to pursue her love of writing. Her stories have been published in various online magazines and print anthologies, including Desperate Remedies, a collection by six authors from the US and UK. This is her first novel. She now lives in London, but returns to Australia regularly.

General Fields

  • : 9781742755700
  • : Random House Australia
  • : Vintage (Australia)
  • : December 2011
  • : 233mm X 155mm X 28mm
  • : Australia
  • : April 2012
  • : January 2014
  • : books

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  • : M.L. Stedman
  • : Paperback
  • : 368