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Lucinda Riley

Ireland (1965 - 2021)
Mother of Harry Whittaker

aka Lucinda Edmonds

Lucinda Riley was born in Ireland, and after an early career as an actress in film, theatre and television, wrote her first book aged twenty-four. Her books have been translated into over thirty languages and sold thirteen million copies worldwide. She is a Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller.


Genres: Historical Romance, Children's Fiction, General Fiction, Historical, Mystery
   Lovers and Players (1992) (as by Lucinda Edmonds)
   Hidden Beauty (1993) (as by Lucinda Edmonds)
   Enchanted (1994) (as by Lucinda Edmonds)
   Not Quite an Angel (1995) (as by Lucinda Edmonds)
   Losing You (1996) (as by Lucinda Edmonds)
   The Italian Girl (1996) (as by Lucinda Edmonds)
     aka Aria
   Playing With Fire (1996) (as by Lucinda Edmonds)
   The Love Letter (2000) (as by Lucinda Edmonds)
     aka The Royal Secret / Seeing Double
   Hothouse Flower (2010)
     aka The Orchid House
   The Girl on the Cliff (2011)
   The Light Behind The Window (2012)
     aka The Lavender Garden
   The Midnight Rose (2013)
   The Angel Tree (2015)
   The Olive Tree (2016)
     aka Helena's Secret
   The Butterfly Room (2019)
   The Murders at Fleat House (2022)
Omnibus editions
Lucinda Riley recommends
The House at Silvermoor (2019)
Tracy Rees
"I loved the evocative atmosphere of the 20's, the lovely characters and gorgeous descriptions of nature/turning of the seasons."
Letters to the Lost (2015)
Iona Grey
"A beautiful, tender story from a naturally gifted storyteller. A wonderful debut!"
The Night Falling (2014)
Katherine Webb
"Haunting and atmospheric, the story and the characters stayed with me long after I'd read the final page."
The Italian Wife (2014)
Kate Furnivall
"Kate Furnivall has a wonderful gift for evoking a location, and her stories are always fast-paced page-turners, peppered with authentic detail."

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