At Lighthouse Point
About the Book
Book: At Lighthouse Point
Author: Suzanne Woods Fisher
Genre: Christian Contemporary Romance
Release date: May 4, 2021
Blaine Grayson returns to Three Sisters Island with a grand plan–to take Camp Kicking Moose to the next level. Her dream starts to unravel when she discovers Moose Manor’s kitchen has been badly remodeled by her sister, Cam, who doesn’t know how to cook. Added to that blow is the cold shoulder given by her best friend, Artie Lotosky, now a doctor to the unbridged Maine islands.
As old wounds are opened, Blaine starts to wonder if she made a mistake by coming home. Little by little, she must let go of one dream to discover a new one, opening her heart to a purpose and a future she had never imagined.
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About the Author
Award winning author Suzanne Woods Fisher writes for readers who have learned to expect the unexpected. With more than one million copies of her books sold worldwide, she is the bestselling author of more than 30 works, ranging from novels to non-fiction books to children’s books. Currently, she lives with her very big family in the East Bay.
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10 Curious Facts about Lighthouses
People love lighthouses. There’s just something special about those sturdy sentinels with their beacons of light, patiently sweeping the water, their mournful and haunting wail of a foghorn. Longfollow’s poem, The Lighthouse, written in 1850, captured the allure so well:
And as the evening darkens, lo! how bright,
Through the deep purple of the twilight air,
“Unearthly splendor.” Wow, doesn’t that hit the nail on the head? A lighthouse, to me, represents a spiritual truth: Someone’s watching out for us, looking out for the dangers ahead, and always glad to welcome us home.
Here are 10 facts about lighthouses that you might not know:
- THE FIRST KNOWN LIGHTHOUSE was Egypt’s Pharos of Alexandria, Egypt, built in the third century B.C. The lighthouse was made from a fire on a platform to warn sailors of the port’s entrance. This lighthouse was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
- THE OLDEST EXISTING LIGHTHOUSE IN THE WORLD is considered to be La Coruna in Spain that dates from ca. 20 B.C. A Roman lighthouse is located on the Cliffs of Dover in the UK that was constructed in 40 A.D.
- THE UNITED STATES IS HOME to more lighthouses than any other country.
- THE FIRST LIGHTHOUSE IN AMERICA was at Boston on Little Brewster Island (1716). The first keeper was George Worthylake who, sadly, was drowned, along with his wife and daughter, when returning to the island in 1718.
- THE TALLEST LIGHTHOUSE is on Cape Hatteras, NC. Built in 1872, it reached 196 feet tall.
- THE FIRST WEST COAST LIGHTHOUSE was built on Alcatraz Island in 1854.
- DAYMARKS are the painted colors and patterns (diamonds, spirals and stripes) on lighthouse towers to distinguish them from each other.
- LIGHTHOUSE KEEPING was one of the first U.S. government jobs available to women, as far back as the 19th century. Most obtained their position when their husband died or became incapacitated.
- THE RANGE OF THE LIGHTHOUSE LIGHT produces a light seen 25 miles at sea.
- ABOUT 700 LIGHTHOUSES are still in active use in the United States.
As I wrote the third book in the ‘Three Sisters island’ series, I just had to give that little charred lighthouse its day in the sun. It had patiently played a role in the first two books, waiting for its turn on center stage. Not only did its setting provide a very unexpected “WHAT? How did that happen?” conclusion to the series, it even stole the headline! The undisputed title: At Lighthouse Point.
Do you have a favorite lighthouse? If so, please add your picture in the comments below. Don’t forget to include its location.
Thanks for reading! Stay well, stay home, and read.
At Lighthouse Point by Suzanne Woods Fisher has Blaine Grayson returning home to Three Sisters Island after being gone for two years. She is ready to remodel the kitchen at Camp Kicking Moose so she can open a fine dining restaurant. All Blaine’s dreams fly out the window when she discovers the family did some updates without her. Blaine needs to find the right path for her with a little help from family, friends, and God. At Lighthouse Point is the 3rd Three Sisters Island Novel. I recommend reading this engaging series in order so you can get to know the characters and how they came to live on Three Sisters Island. We finally get Blaine’s story in this edition. I thought this story was well-written with developed, realistic characters. The story moved along at a good pace. The author provided vivid descriptions that allows the readers to visualize the scenes. I could not wait to read this book. I wanted Blaine’s story plus to see how this series would end. There were surprises for the whole family in this story. This is a Christian story with Scripture quotes, but it is never preachy or overbearing. The most important take away for me was to pray and let go. We need to leave our worries in God’s hands. I liked the flashbacks into Blaine’s life. We get to see important moments in her life that shaped her. We get to catch up with Paul, Cam, Maddie, and Cooper. I liked the addition of Jean-Paul, Blaine’s Parisian friend, and Walter Grayson, Paul’s father. I enjoyed the humor sprinkled throughout the story (some of the antics will have you laughing out loud). Blaine cooked some wonderful dishes. The food descriptions will have your mouth watering. At Lighthouse Points is a story about family, friendship, and faith. I will miss Three Sisters Island and the Grayson family. At Lighthouse Point is a heartwarming tale with squabbling sisters, a crazy kitchen, a battered boyfriend, baby bonanza, a cell tower conundrum, God’s goodness, and campground chaos.
To celebrate her tour, Suzanne is giving away the grand prize of a $25 Amazon gift card. Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click here to enter. Good Luck! At Lighthouse Point can be obtained from Amazon* along with On a Summer Tide (can be borrowed with Kindle Unlimited) and On a Coastal Breeze. You can follow Suzanne Woods Fisher on Amazon to get updates on her latest releases. Suzanne Woods Fisher has A Season on the Wind publishing October 5 (go back to Stoney Ridge). Thank you for joining me today. I will be back tomorrow with The Inn at Tansy Falls by Cate Woods. I hope that you have a lighthearted day. Do not forget to leave a comment for an extra entry. Take care, be kind, and Happy Reading!
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