Lucinda Riley

Lucinda Riley is the New York Times bestselling author of The Orchid House, The Girl on the Cliff, The Lavender Garden, The Midnight Rose, The Seven Sisters, and The Storm Sister. Her books have sold more than five million copies in thirty languages. She lives in London and the English countryside with her husband and four children. Visit her online at

Books by this Author

The Shadow Sister
The Storm Sister
The Seven Sisters
The Midnight Rose
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The Orchid House

Lucinda Riley discusses how her own sprawling estate in the English countryside served as inspiration for THE ORCHID HOUSE.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Never give up.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Being a pushover.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Dancing.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My husband... cheesy but true.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. 'Darling'