The Lighthouse Bookshop By Sharon Gosling
‘The Lighthouse Bookshop’ is the latest book by Sharon Gosling.
At the heart of a tiny community in a remote village just inland from the Aberdeenshire coast stands an unexpected lighthouse. Built two centuries ago by an eccentric landowner, it has become home to the only bookshop for miles around. Rachel is an incomer to the village. She arrived five years ago and found a place she could call home. So when the owner of the Lighthouse Bookshop dies suddenly, she steps in to take care of the place, trying to help it survive the next stage of its life. But when she discovers a secret in the lighthouse, long kept hidden, she realises there is more to the history of the place than she could ever imagine. Can she uncover the truth about the lighthouse’s first owner? And can she protect the secret history of the place?
If you’re looking for some company on this wet and miserable day, then ‘The Lighthouse Bookshop’ is the perfect book to curl up with.
Set in small Scottish village where everyone knows everyone’s business, it’s also a place where people come to start over. After escaping her old life, Rachel finds herself settling into new role working in the Bookshop Lighthouse along with Cullen, who’s taken her under his wing. He’s a kind, elderly gentleman who tragically dies leaving Rachel with the responsibility of the lighthouse. Taking the lighthouse under her wing, as well as looking after journalist Toby, who’s hoping the quiet tranquility will help inspire his book, Gilly is running from her past whilst Edie is having to exhausted of fighting with her neighbour over his adventurous goat.
The mix of characters in this story, make it a thoroughly enjoyable story, their boisterous collection of personalities all with their own problems but the small village connects them with its own unique bond. There is a villain in the story called Dora McCreedy, a woman who’s wanting to make changes to the village.
A story of love, friendship and secrets, ‘The Lighthouse Bookshop’ is a beautifully written and warmhearted story that was a delight to read.
You can buy ‘The Lighthouse Bookshop’ from Amazon and is available to buy from good bookshops.