The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter: A Novel

The Lighthouse Keeper s Daughter A Novel They call me a heroine but I am not deserving of such accolades I am just an ordinary young woman who did her duty Northumberland England Longstone Lighthouse on the Farne Islands has been Grac

  • Title: The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter: A Novel
  • Author: Hazel Gaynor
  • ISBN: 9780062698636
  • Page: 152
  • Format: ebook
  • They call me a heroine, but I am not deserving of such accolades I am just an ordinary young woman who did her duty 1838 Northumberland, England Longstone Lighthouse on the Farne Islands has been Grace Darling s home for all of her twenty two years When she and her father rescue shipwreck survivors in a furious storm, Grace becomes celebrated throughout England, the They call me a heroine, but I am not deserving of such accolades I am just an ordinary young woman who did her duty 1838 Northumberland, England Longstone Lighthouse on the Farne Islands has been Grace Darling s home for all of her twenty two years When she and her father rescue shipwreck survivors in a furious storm, Grace becomes celebrated throughout England, the subject of poems, ballads, and plays But far precious than her unsought fame is the friendship that develops between Grace and a visiting artist Just as George Emmerson captures Grace with his brushes, she in turn captures his heart.1938 Newport, Rhode Island Nineteen years old and pregnant, Matilda Emmerson has been sent away from Ireland in disgrace She is to stay with Harriet, a reclusive relative and assistant lighthouse keeper, until her baby is born A discarded, half finished portrait opens a window into Matilda s family history As a deadly hurricane approaches, two women, living a century apart, will be linked forever by their instinctive acts of courage and love.

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