“This beautiful, unusual tale explores the healing power of love and the magic that exists in our everyday lives, even when we don’t know how to find it.” —Jill Santopolo, New York Times bestselling author of The Light We Lost
“Miquel Reina’s Lights on the Sea is an absolutely lovely, beautiful debut novel with a dreamy, fable-like quality that will appeal to readers. Fans of Life of Pi will love this novel.” —Kristin Hannah, New York Times bestselling author of The Nightingale and The Great Alone
About the Author
Barcelona-born Miquel Reina defines himself as a dreamer and a fighter; from a young age, he was drawn to the creative life, studying design and cinema before building his reputation as a filmmaker and graphic artist. His work in advertising won him several awards, including the prestigious Bronze Sun at Spain’s Festival de San Sebastián in 2011, and in 2014, his music video “Dead in the Water” was screened at the Tribeca Film Festival. Reina has lived in Vancouver, Canada, since 2016, working for a video-production studio and dedicating his free time to his most gratifying passion: writing. Lights on the Sea is his first novel. Visit Miquel at www.miquelreina.com and www.lucesenelmar.com.
About the Translator
Catherine E. Nelson is a literary translator specializing in contemporary Spanish literature. Her short story translations have appeared in a variety of journals, including Indiana Review and InTranslation. AmazonCrossing published her full-length translation, A Love for Rebecca by Mayte Uceda (2015). Nelson is Professor of Spanish at Nebraska Wesleyan University, where she teaches language, literature, writing, and translation.