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 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. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. 'Darling'

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Shakespeare's quill.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. My children.

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