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The Lightkeeper's Daughters

The Lightkeeper's Daughters - Jean E. Pendziwol If I had to describe this book in three words it would be Charming, Engaging and Memorable

From the the very beginning of this novel I was captivated by the magic of the voices on audio and the memorable characters that make this book such a pleasure to listen to. I think readers of books like [b:Orphan Train|15818107|Orphan Train|Christina Baker Kline|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1362409483s/15818107.jpg|21545713][bc:Orphan Train|15818107|Orphan Train|Christina Baker Kline|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1362409483s/15818107.jpg|21545713] [bc:The Light Between Oceans|13158800|The Light Between Oceans|M.L. Stedman|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1336683021s/13158800.jpg|18337340][b:The Light Between Oceans|13158800|The Light Between Oceans|M.L. Stedman|https://images.gr-assets.com/books/1336683021s/13158800.jpg|18337340] may well enjoy this novel.

Elizabeth Livingstone, is living in a retirement home and her eyesight has failed her, raised on Porphyry Island in the 1920s and ’30s. Her father’s old Lightkeeper's day logs, returned by a constable investigating a shipwreck may throw some light of the tragedy that forced her and her twin sister to leave the island 60 years before.When Morgan Fletcher, a foster teen sent to do community service at her retirment home, Elizabeth convinces Morgan to read the journals to her and both women benefit
from the experience.

The author does include a short note at the end about the Lighthouse and its inhabitants and includes some entries from the originals journals but most of the book is fiction.
I enjoyed the novel for what it was a historical fiction story with wonderful characters, an engaging and suspenseful plot and I finished the book with a sigh of contentment and I think I hated parting with the narrators as much as the characters.

A terrific cosy by the fire winter time read and a book that will keep you turning the pages and leave you wanting more.