THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER by James Michael Pratt, 2001. 10 year old Peter O’Banyons life changes forever when his family dies in an accident. Now orphaned Peter goes to live with his Uncle Billie, the keeper of the Port Hope Island Lighthouse in Massachusetts. As Peter grows up he learns the astonishing truth about Uncle Billie’s life and the power of love. This knowledge helps guide Peter through World War II’s brutality, and when he returns home to his young bride and unimaginable tragedy. Now in the final days of his own life peter tries to pass on the lighthouse keeper’s secrets to his own daughter.