A lonely windswept lighthouse island in Bass Strait hides a dangerous secret hundreds of years in the making ... Secrets and sabotage keep readers guessing in the new novel from Australian author Kaye Dobbie.
Laura Webster and her father are the stalwart keepers of Benevolence Island Lighthouse, a desolate place stranded in the turbulent Bass Strait. When a raging storm wrecks a schooner just offshore, the few survivors take shelter with the Websters, awaiting rescue from the mainland. But some of the passengers have secrets that lead to dreadful consequences, the ripples of which echo far into the future ...
Nina and her team of volunteers arrive on Benevolence to work on repairs, with plans to open up the island to tourists. Also on the expedition, for reasons of his own, is Jude Rawlins, a man Nina once loved. A man who once destroyed her.
But the idyllic location soon turns into a nightmare as random acts of sabotage leave them with no communication to the mainland and the sense of someone on the island who shouldn't be there.
The fingers of those secrets from the passengers lost long ago are reaching into the present, and Nina will never be the same again ...
PRAISE FOR KAYE DOBBIE:
'If you love dual timeline historical novels featuring strong, feisty heroines, then you'll enjoy The Keepers of the Lighthouse. It's a haunting read that has stayed with me days after the final page.' - Better Reading
'Keepers of the Lighthouse is a fabulous tale full of mystery and intrigue ... With rich and vivid descriptions, characters to cheer and characters to curse, this is a tale that truly captivated me.' - Great Reads and Tea Leaves
'Dobbie's trademark style of rich Australian history, intrigue, romance and fully realised settings makes this latest release a fabulous read.' - Mrs B's Book Reviews
'A wonderfully immersive read' - The Daily Telegraph