Welcome to this secret, Greenbelt-only page containing an exclusive look at The Light Keeper, my next book. Sometimes love takes you to the edge.
Scroll down to watch the trailer, read the short opening chapter and sign up for more, before anyone else gets to see it.
I’d love to hear your reaction and be able to keep in touch, so I can offer you more super early previews of the story, as well as the songs, short films and events that will go with it – and there will be a chance to win a visit to the (real) lighthouse, a walk through the landscape with me and many other great things. The book will be published in 2019, but I want to start sharing it with my friends now. All you need to do is send me your email. Thanks!
The edge of the cliff is close now, she can feel the drop but dare not look down. Her eyes fix on a shimmering, far out to sea. Fingers of light reaching down through the clouds to stir the waters, like a scene from one of the stories her father used to tell when she was still a girl and still believed in miracles. The dazzling light makes her eyes go funny, but even when she closes them it is still there, burning. She feels sick, dizzy. Her feet will not move, they will not walk. Her legs shake. Her arms ache, wide open like wings to fly, or to plead for mercy. The wind comes from behind, lifting her arms. As if to carry her away …