The Lighthouse Keeper Giveaway

by | May 10, 2017 | Michigan

We’ve partnered with Cynthia Ellingsen the author of “The Lighthouse Keeper” to give one lucky winner a copy of this sweet summer romance set in an idyllic town on the shores of Lake Michigan.  

GIVEAWAY CLOSED: The winner is Janis Stasiak. Her favorite lighthouse is the Grand Haven Lighthouse. We agree it is an awesome lighthouse! 

The Lighthouse Keeper Giveaway

 “The LIghthouse Keeper” giveaway is our first ever book giveaway so we are a bit nervous. Please be patient with us as we work out the kinks in the process. The winner of the giveaway will have their choice between an audio CD or MP3 or a signed copy. 

The Book Giveaway Rules 

To enter, please write a comment on this blog post with the name of your favorite Lighthouse in Michigan. If you’d like to share why, great! But not necessary. We will randomly select the winner on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 6:00 pm EST. (Note: Comments on social media sites will not count. Sorry. Only one comment per person too, no duplicate comments.) 

Synopsis of the Book

Dawn Conners’s parents are famous for finding historic treasures, but she has a knack for losing things—her job, her boyfriend, and now, her reputation. Thanks to a mud-slinging exposé, Dawn’s late great-grandfather is assumed guilty of stealing silver from a century-old shipwreck. Hoping to clear his name, Dawn returns to Starlight Cove, her idyllic hometown on Lake Michigan, where the doomed vessel sleeps beneath the beam of a ramshackle lighthouse.

Her plan: remodel and sell the lighthouse while untangling the perplexing family mystery. Neither task is easy, especially once her well-meaning parents and the quirky locals—including nautical researcher and Starlight Cove’s most eligible bachelor, Kip Whittaker—get involved. Despite their attraction, Dawn is reluctant to trust Kip, or any of the close-knit townsfolk. But as she pieces together the truth, Dawn’s once-shuttered heart opens up. And if she’s willing, the lighthouse might guide her to a place she never expected to find, where the past entwines with a bright new beginning.

More about Cynthia Ellingsen

Cynthia Ellingsen is the author of three novels, “The Lighthouse Keeper”, “The Whole Package”, and “Marriage Matters”. She lives in Lexington, KY, with her husband. Connect with her at

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  1. Win!

  2. Love to read books from Michigan Authors or set in Michigan.

    • Hi Mary! So glad to hear it – I have a cottage up in Interlochen and went to the Academy when I was younger, so I’m still in Michigan in my heart.

  3. White shoals light in northern Lake Michigan…used to look out at it from my old cottage.

  4. Crisp Point on Lake Superior! It is a 45 minute drive down a glorified 2 track road where your gps will not work. The remoteness combined with the view is stunning. My Wife collects lighthouse photos and small Harbor Lights replicas. Her birthday is May 16th and this would be an awesome surprise!

    • Another lighthouse to add to bucklist! Crisp Point here we come.

      • Do it Brenda and Chuck! You can even volunteer to stay and be light keepers for a period of time.

  5. Reading this book would be the next best thing to being there! Pick me, please.

  6. I would love to win!!! Love to read!! Grand Haven lighthouse and pier is our favorite spot to be!!!!

  7. I would live to win. I am volu teering as a lighthouse keeper in TC this fall. My favorite lighthouse is in Ludington State Park.

  8. White house shoal


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