Hothouse Flower

Format: Paperback, eBook
592 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780141049373
Published: 25th November 2010

Note to readers: Outside of the UK, this book is published under the title The Orchid House

A heart-rending page turner which sweeps from war-torn Europe to Thailand and back again …As a child Julia Forrester spent many idyllic hours in the hothouse of Wharton Park estate, where her grandfather tended the exotic flowers. So when a family tragedy strikes, Julia returns to the tranquility of Wharton Park and its hothouse. Recently inherited by charismatic Kit Crawford, the estate is undergoing renovation. This leads to the discovery of an old diary, prompting the pair to seek out Julia’s grandmother to learn the truth behind a love affair that almost destroyed Wharton Park. Julia is taken back to the 1940s where the fortunes of young couple Olivia and Harry Crawford will have terrible consequences on generations to come. For as war breaks out Olivia and Harry are cruelly separated …


Hothouse Flower


‘Atmospheric, heart-rending and multi-layered’ Grazia magazine, UK

‘Romantic, revealing and rich in heart-rending emotion and atmospheric detail, ‘The Orchid House’ 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

‘It’s a great story, full of atmosphere’

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