Hothouse Flower

Hothouse Flower

3.82 (14,137 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?


FROM THE NUMBER ONE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE OLIVE TREE AND THE SHADOW SISTERA heart-rending page turner which sweeps from war-torn Europe to Thailand and back again . . .As a child, Julia Forrester would linger in the hothouse of Wharton Park estate, where exotic flowers tended by her grandfather blossomed and faded with the seasons.Now, recovering from a family tragedy, she once more seeks comfort at Wharton Park, newly inherited by Kit Crawford, a charismatic man with a sad story of his own. But when a years-old diary is found during renovation work, the pair turn to Julia's grandmother to hear the truth about the love affair that turned Wharton Park's fortunes sour . . . And so Julia is plunged back in time, to the world of Olivia and Harry Crawford, a young couple torn apart by the Second World War - and whose fragile marriage is destined to affect the happiness of generations to come, including Julia's own. Outside the UK, this book is published under the title The Orchid House'Atmospheric, heart-rending and multi-layered' Grazia
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 38mm | 421.84g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141049375
  • 9780141049373
  • 33,258

Review quote

Atmospheric, heart-rending and multi-layered * Grazia * Romantic, revealing and rich in heart-rending emotion and atmospheric detail . . . could well be the pick of Richard and Judy's spring bunch * Lancashire Post * This romance novel conjures up the past in an imaginative way * Star Magazine * A great story, full of atmosphere * Bookbag * Praise for Lucinda Riley * - * Thoroughly addictive storytelling with a moving, emotional heart -- Dinah Jefferies Delicious reading * Daily Mail * Absolutely impossible to put down -- Tracy Rees A brilliant page-turner just soaked in glamour and romance * Daily Mail * An absolutely fantastic storyteller -- Katherine Webb Brilliant escapism * Red * One of the strongest authors in this genre . . . excellent historical detail, heart-wrenching romance, and an engaging mystery -- The Historical Novel Society
show more

About Lucinda Riley

Lucinda Riley is the multi-million copy bestseller of eleven books. Her novels have been translated into over thirty languages and sold over ten million copies worldwide.
show more

Review Text

Atmospheric, heart-rending and multi-layered Grazia
show more

Rating details

14,137 ratings
3.82 out of 5 stars
5 28% (4,014)
4 38% (5,317)
3 24% (3,420)
2 8% (1,064)
1 2% (322)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X