There, she meets young donald Astbury—reluctant heir to the magnificent, remote Astbury Estate—and his scheming mother. A multilayered, heartbreaking tale filled with unforgettable characters caught in the sweep of history, The Midnight Rose is Lucinda Riley at her most captivating and unforgettable.
The Midnight Rose: A Novel #ad - As the princess’s official companion, Anahita accompanies her friend to England just before the outbreak of WorldWar I. Ninety years later, a young American film star, Rebecca Bradley, has the world at her feet. From the #1 international bestselling author of The Orchid House—an epic saga of two remarkable women and two love stories spanning the years from 1920s India to modern-day England.
Spanning four generations, following the extraordinary life of a remarkable girl, The Midnight Rose sweeps from the glittering palaces of the great maharajas of India to the majestic stately homes of England, Anahita Chaval, from 1911 to the present day .
The Italian GirlPleiades Publishing #ad - Rosanna menici is just a girl when she meets Roberto Rossini, the man who will change her life. From the new york times bestselling author of ‘The Seven Sisters’ series: Nothing sings as sweetly as love, or burns quite like betrayal. For, as rosanna slowly discovers, their unison is haunted by irreversible events from the past…Rosanna’s journey takes her from humble beginnings in the back streets of Naples to the glittering stages of the world’s most prestigious opera houses.
In the years to come, their destinies are bound together by their extraordinary talents as opera singers and by their enduring but obsessive love for each other – a love that will ultimately affect the lives of all those closest to them. Set against a memorable backdrop of lucinda Riley’s trademark evocative locations, The Italian Girl unfolds into a poignant and unforgettable tale of love, betrayal and self-discovery.
The Italian Girl #ad - First published as Aria under the name Lucinda Edmonds, now extensively rewritten*.
The Angel TreePan #ad - And, most definitely, not the angel she appeared to be. First published as not quite an Angel under the name Lucinda Edmonds, now extensively rewritten*. Then, during a walk through the wintry landscape, she stumbles across a grave in the woods, and the weathered inscription on the headstone tells her that a little boy is buried here .
With david's help, but that of her daughter, Cheska, she begins to piece together the fragments of not only her own story, who was the tragic victim of circumstances beyond her control. The poignant discovery strikes a chord in Greta's mind and soon ignites a quest to rediscover her lost memories. But when she returns to the hall for christmas, at the invitation of her old friend David Marchmont, she has no recollection of her past association with it – the result of a tragic accident that has blanked out more than two decades of her life.
The Angel Tree #ad - . The angel tree by lucinda riley is a compelling mystery of family secrets and forgotten pasts from the author of The Seven Sisters. Thirty years have passed since Greta left Marchmont Hall, a grand and beautiful house nestled in the hills of rural Monmouthshire.
The Lavender Garden: A NovelAtria Books #ad - Paris, young british office clerk, 1944: a bright, constance Carruthers, is sent undercover to Paris to be part of Churchill’s Special Operations Executive during the climax of the Nazi occupation. With the property comes a mountain of debt—and almost as many questions. Here is a dazzling novel of intrigue and passion from one of the world’s most beloved storytellers.
Note to readers: in the uk, this book is published under the title The Light Behind the Window. But in a city rife with collaborators and rebels, Constance’s most difficult decision may be determining whom to trust with her heart. Separated from her contacts in the resistance, she soon stumbles into the heart of a prominent family who regularly entertain elite members of the German military even as they plot to liberate France.
The Lavender Garden: A Novel #ad - As emilie discovers what really happened to her family during the war and finds a connection to Constance much closer than she suspects, present, the château itself may provide the clues that unlock the mysteries of her past, and future. An aristocratic french family, a legendary château, and buried secrets with the power to destroy two generations torn between duty and desire.
La côte d’azur, the last of her gilded line, emilie de la Martinières, 1998: In the sun-dappled south of France, inherits her childhood home, a magnificent château and vineyard.
The Olive Tree: The Bestselling Story of Secrets and Love Under the Cyprus SunPan #ad - And equally, desperate to learn the truth about his real father. At the difficult age of thirteen, Alex is torn between protecting his beloved mother, and growing up. A momentous summer. It has been twenty-four years since a young Helena spent a magical holiday in Cyprus, where she fell in love for the first time.
. When, helena meets her childhood sweetheart, by chance, a chain of events is set in motion that threatens to make her past and present collide. Praise for lucinda riley: 'thoroughly addictive storytelling with a moving, emotional heart' Dinah Jefferies, author of The Tea Planter’s Wife. Both helena and alex know that life will never be the same, once Pandora's secrets have been revealed.
The Olive Tree: The Bestselling Story of Secrets and Love Under the Cyprus Sun #ad - The olive tree is the number one international bestseller from Lucinda Riley, author of the bestselling Seven Sisters series. This title is also published as Helena's Secret. A magical house. When the now crumbling house, is left to her by her godfather, 'Pandora', she returns to spend the summer there with her family.
Yet, her husband, as soon as helena arrives at Pandora, she knows that its idyllic beauty masks a web of secrets that she has kept from William, and Alex, her son.
The Orchid House: A NovelAtria Books #ad - Years later, while struggling with overwhelming grief over the death of her husband and young child, she returns to this tranquil place. As a child, concert pianist julia forrester spent many idyllic hours in the hothouse of Wharton Park, the grand estate reminiscent of Downton Abbey where her grandfather tended exotic orchids.
From beloved new york times bestselling author lucinda Riley, a “sweeping, poignant saga that will enthrall fans of The House at Riverton, Rebecca, and Downton Abbey” Shelf Awareness. Spanning from the 1930s to the present day, from the wharton Park estate in England to Thailand, whose shocking secrets are revealed, this sweeping novel tells the tale of a concert pianist and the aristocratic Crawford family, leading to devastating consequences.
This atmospheric story alternates between the magical world of Wharton Park and Thailand during World War II. When the two lovers are cruelly separated, the impact will be felt for generations to come. Note to readers: in the UK, this book is published under the title Hothouse Flower. There she reunites with Kit Crawford, heir to the estate and her possible salvation.
The Orchid House: A Novel #ad - When they discover an old diary, Julia seeks out her grandmother to learn the truth behind a love affair that almost destroyed the estate. Their search takes them back to the 1940s when Harry, married his young society bride, Olivia, a former heir to Wharton Park, on the eve of World War II. Filled with twists and turns, and ultimately redemption, passions and lies, romantic, The Orchid House is a beautiful, and poignant novel.