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, and The Seven Sisters. 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 Storm Sister
The Seven Sisters
The Midnight Rose
The Lavender Garden
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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. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Cheesepuffs with Rose wine.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Spiders

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Jay Gatsby. 'Can I see your shirts?'

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. I'm doing it.

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