The Butterfly Room (Paperback)Lucinda Riley (author)
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From the author of the wonderfully escapist Seven Sisters saga comes a tale of lost love and explosive secrets. Forced to sell her beloved but crumbling country pile, the septuagenarian Posy Montague is unexpectedly reunited with a long lost lover who cruelly rejected her. But exactly what are Freddie’s motives and what dark secrets does he have to hide?
Full of her trademark mix of unforgettable characters and heart-breaking secrets, The Butterfly Room is a spellbinding, multi-generational story from Sunday Times bestseller Lucinda Riley.
Posy Montague is approaching her seventieth birthday. Still living in her beautiful family home, Admiral House, set in the glorious Suffolk countryside where she spent her own idyllic childhood catching butterflies with her beloved father, and raised her own children, Posy knows she must make an agonizing decision.
Despite the memories the house holds, and the exquisite garden she has spent twenty-five years creating, the house is crumbling around her, and Posy knows the time has come to sell it.
Then a face appears from the past - Freddie, her first love, who abandoned her and left her heartbroken fifty years ago. Already struggling to cope with her son Sam's inept business dealings, and the sudden reappearance of her younger son Nick after ten years in Australia, Posy is reluctant to trust in Freddie's renewed affection. And unbeknown to Posy, Freddie - and Admiral House - have a devastating secret to reveal . . .
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 672
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 42 mm
'Utterly enchanting... Prepared to be intrigued, moved to tears and ultimately uplifted' - Lancashire Evening Post
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Lucinda Riley writes with such ease that you will be captivated.
This is a nostalgic tale of ambition, romance and heartbreak. Exquisitely drawn it combines modern day with a historical twist.
“full of family twists and secrets ”
I love her seven sisters series and have yet to be disappointed by her stand alone books. This is a great captivating easy read about family mysteries spreading over different time spans which come together... More
“Lucinda does it again!”
I loved the Butterfly Room, Lucinda's characters always, always grab from the very first page. I adore her seven Sisters series (roll on October for Sun Sister) but her stand alone novels are just as... More
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