Lucinda Riley

Lucinda Riley is the #1 internationally bestselling author of The Orchid House, The Girl on the Cliff, The Lavender Garden, and The Midnight Rose. She lives in London and the English countryside with her husband and four children. Visit her online at

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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 are your 5 favorite songs?

A. 1) Empire State of Mind - Alicia Keyes, 2) Stand by you - The Pretenders, 3) You're the Voice - John Farnham, 4) Rule the World - Take That, 5) State of Independence - Donna Summer

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

A. Dancing.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. The Oriental, Bangkok, or a close second, The Mandarin Oriental on Central Park.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My husband... cheesy but true.

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