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The Lighthouse

by Christopher Parker

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The Lighthouse by Christopher Parker
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    Oct 26, 2021
    368 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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The Lighthouse examines how far we'll go for the ones we love, as well as the personal journey we each take to rebuild after tragedy and loss. Parker's dazzling debut is a moving exploration of grief and grieving, of mental health and illness, and ultimately of human resilience. Sure to captivate readers, this unexpected story will both surprise and charm on every page.

Is love just a fleeting emotion? Just a chemical reaction in the brain? Or is it something more tangible, part of the human spirit that endures long after we're gone?

Amy Tucker is struggling to put her life back together following the death of her mother. The loss has left the eighteen-year-old heartbroken, and she doesn't know if her world will ever be whole again.

Meanwhile, in Seabrook, a small town famous for its haunted lighthouse, Ryan Porter lives a simple but busy life, maintaining the ranch which he shares with his father.

Separated by hundreds of miles, yet drawn to each other by forces they can't understand, Amy and Ryan spend a magical day together and quickly forge a deep connection. But all is not what it seems in Seabrook and when strange events begin happening around town, they question if their meeting really was an accident at all.

Trusting in themselves and in each other, they attempt to unravel the mystery of why fate has brought them together, and in doing so they embark on an unforgettable journey of self-discovery, a journey that leads straight to the heart of Seabrook's mysterious lighthouse where they uncover the most shocking secret of all... a secret that will change the course of their lives forever.


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  1. Kevin and Helen's engagement is certainly 'out of the box'. How would you like to be proposed to? Have you proposed/been proposed to in a unique way? Do you prefer grand gestures or do you prefer a traditional and straightforward proposal?
  2. Amy and Ryan strike up a close bond very quickly after Amy's brush with death. Do you believe it's due to the circumstance of their meeting? How much? Do you believe two strangers can form a strong connection so fast?
  3. After Ryan's father's stroke, Ryan decides to keep all business news away from his father despite desperately needing help to keep it afloat. Do you believe Ryan's justification to keep his father in the dark was the right decision? What would you have done?
  4. Kevin and Amy's decision to ...
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Christopher Parker Author Biography

Christopher Parker was born in Takapuna, a seaside suburb in Auckland, New Zealand, where he currently lives with his daughter. Having loved writing stories growing up, it was a walk along Takapuna beach and a chance glimpse at a distant lighthouse that made him want to revisit his childhood passion and try his hand at producing a novel. Nearly 10 years on from that fateful stroll, he is proud to finally share his story.

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