A Richard and Judy bookclub favourite, Goodreads historical category winner, The New York Times bestseller, Soon to be a major film starring Michael Fassbender and Alice Vikander. "Extraordinary and heartrending". (MARKUS ZUSAK, author of The Book Thief). 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. "A moving tale ...prepare to weep". (New York Times). "Unforgettable". (Guardian).
M L Stedman was born in Western Australia and now lives in London. The Light Between Oceans, her debut novel, is published around the world. A major film of the novel starring Michael Fassbender and Alice Vikander is due for release in late 2016. The Light Between Oceans is now considered to be a word-of-mouth classic.