Light Between Oceans

From Adele Gresser
Title:  Light Between Oceans
TOM WAS A FIGHTER DURING A WAR AND CAME BACK BADLY DAMAGED BECAUSE OF THE DEATHS OF HIS COMRADES AND THE LIVES HE TOOK.  HE MEETS ISABELLE {IZZY} AND EVENTUALLY HE AND SHE GET MARRIED.  HE HAS A JOB AS LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER IN A DISTANT ISOLATED AREA IN AUSTRALIA.  THE LIFE IS HARD. IZZY AND HE TRY 3 TIMES TO HAVE A CHILD BUT MISCARRIAGES ALWAYS OCCUR.  AFTER HER LAST MISCARRIAGE IZZIE GOES INTO A DEEP DEPRESSION. A BOAT IS SPIED BY TOM.  WHEN HE INSPECTS THE BOAT HE FINDS A DEAD MAN AND LATER ON THEY HEAR CRYING COMING FROM THE BOAT.  IT IS A FEMALE INFANT.  TOM’S DUTY IS TO MAKE A REPORT OF THE PROBLEM. IZZIE  SAYS THAT SINCE THERE IS NO EVIDENCE OF A MOTHER ON BOARD IT MUST BE GOD’S GIFT TO THEM.  EVENTUALLY TOM REGRETS NOT NOTIFYING THE AUTHORITIES AND FINDS OUT WHO THE BABY LUCY’S BIRTH MOTHER IS.  HE SENDS AN ANNONOMOUS NOTE THAT THE BABY IS FINE AND THE FATHER WAS DEAD.  THUS STARTS TOM TO BE JAILED. HE SAYS KEEPING THE BABY WAS ALL HIS IDEA.  TO FIND OUT THE EXCITING END…READ THE BOOK.

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