Holiday reading : The Light between Oceans


This brilliant book is a heart breaking read ( I mean boxes of Kleenex).The story is set on Janus Island in Western Australia where Izzy and her husband Tom live. Izzy suffers the loss of three consecutive pregnancies and this tragedy impairs her judgement. She makes some terrible decisions leading to equally terrible and inevitable consequences. The ensuing suffering extends way beyond her isolated life on Janus.

The Light between Oceans will get under your skin, and the dilemmas this book poses will haunt you forever! 

Margaret Steadman has written a master piece as good as Thornbirds and Anna Karenina.

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About Charlotte Ortega

I am a family physician and writer.I am an active member of the Puerto Vallarta Writers Group and I am coordinating this years International Writers Conference to be held in March in association with Los Mangos Library.Winters are spent in Mexico to escape the cold and the summers in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I am British born but have not lived in the U.K. since 1997. My blog is intended to inform would be travellers and those who view Mexico as a preferred retirement destination on every aspect of living in Mexico, the good and the other...My husband Humberto is Mexican and is a font of knowlege on the diverse cultural and social nuances which exist in this vibrant and colourful country.
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