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The Island Home

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781409188285

Price: £7.99

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‘A perfect, warm escape from these cold, dark times’ Kate Eberlen
‘Bursting with hope and heart’ Cathy Bramley
‘Wonderfully engaging . . . beautifully drawn’ Mike Gayle


Lorna’s world is small but safe.

She loves her daughter and the two of them are all that matter. But after nearly twenty years, she and Ella are suddenly leaving London for the Isle of Kip, the tiny remote Scottish island where Lorna grew up.

Alice’s world is tiny but full.

She loves the community on Kip and how her yoga classes draw women across the tiny island together. Now Lorna’s arrival might help their family finally mend itself – even if forgiveness means returning to the past…

And as the two women find friendship, Lorna also starts to find her place in the world.

Can coming home mean starting again?


Join the community of readers who love Libby’s bright, moving storytelling:

‘A wonderfully evocative and enveloping novela perfect, warm escape from these cold, dark times’ Kate Eberlen, author of Miss you and Only You

‘Tender, heartfelt … The Island Home explores every aspect of love and shows us it’s never too late to fix what’s broken.’ Lindsey Kelk, author of In Case You Missed It

‘Radiates warmth, happiness and hope’ Veronica Henry


A wonderfully evocative and enveloping novel about the joys and comforts of community and friendship and a perfect, warm escape from these cold, dark times
Kate Eberlen, author of Miss you and Only You
For a feel-good read, look no further than the latest offering from the bestselling author of The Lido.
If you're looking for a book to take you away from cold, dark and miserable day, let Libby Page settle you into a deckchair in the sunshine.
A soul-cheering tale of community and belonging... Up-lit at its most pleasing.
Claire Allfree, METRO
Libby Page, author of The Lido, has done it again with one of 2021's most joyful reads.
Charlotte Moore, COSMOPOLITAN
The Island Home is an atmospheric and moving tale of afamily and community torn apart by lies, regrets and distorted memories. It's about loss and isolation, and also acts as a beautiful reminder that, with courage and compassion, there's nearly a1ways a way back home.
A tender, heartfelt story, The Island Home explores every aspect of love and shows us it's never too late to fix what's broken. I left my heart with Lorna and Alice on the Isle of Kip
Lindsey Kelk, author of In Case You Missed It
We couldn't put this book down.
Amy Rowland, BELLA
A tender tale about stepping out of the shadows of the past and navigating the route to a brighter future....this book not only takes the reader on a journey, but reminds us of the importance of finding our way back home
Mike Gayle, author of All The Lonely People
A great warm hug of a story.
The sweeping and unforgettable Hebridean landscapes - jagged hills, black lochs, sunburnt heather, big skies, windswept shores, sandy coves and teal water - leap off the pages. A love letter to community, family ties, friendship and the pull of home.
Warm and uplifting, this is the perfect Sunday afternoon read.
Claire Frost, FABULOUS
Page is a very emotional writer and her specialist area is female friendships and family relationships. If you like empowering stories full of healing and hugs you'll love this.
Wendy Holden, DAILY MAIL
After more than a year without travel, reading The Island Home really does feel like an escape, one that takes you on virtual holiday to a Scottish island where the sense of place, that starting point for Libby's ideas, is ever-present... I'm certain The Island Home will stay with everyone who reads it this summer, long after they've turned the final page.
The Island Home radiates warmth, happiness and hope. Libby is a truly gifted writer who weaves magic with her every word. Every page is a delight - gentle, comforting, reassuring and utterly charming
Veronica Henry, author of The Beach Hut series
Gloriously tender, Page's latest novel is arguably her best... Genuine like the characters she portrays, Page has the ability to magically weave objects into beautiful metaphorical phrases. Billed as "a holiday in a book", it will provide contentment, adventure and a heart-warming glow.
Claire Gill, MY WEEKLY
A tender, life-affirming story bursting with hope and heart
Cathy Bramley, author of My Kind of Happy
Full of heart... A beautiful depiction of life on a Scottish island, relatable characters and a sense of community make this an endearing read.
Wonderfully engaging . . . beautifully drawn
Mike Gayle
A joy-filled love letter to the power of community and connection, and a sensitive commentary on loneliness and forgiveness too, all of which is conveyed with huge warmth and affection
Celia Reynolds, author of Finding Henry Applebee
Former journalist Libby Page excels at writing heartwarming stories that leave you with a smile on your face... This is an uplifting, easy-to-read story about friendship, community and working out where you truly belong.
Emma Lee Potter, INDEPENDENT
A gorgeous, heart-lifting story of families and the secrets that bind us, with a setting that you can lose yourself in
Rachael Lucas, author of The Village Green Bookshop