NEWS: Hothouse Flower chosen for Richard & Judy Book Club

hothouseflower.jpgLucinda Riley's Hothouse Flower is the most recent addition to the Richard and Judy Spring 2010 Book Club. The book was released in November 2010, and joins chosen reads including Emma Donoghue's Room, Postmistress by Sarah Blake and Helen Simonson's Major Pettigrew's Last Stand.

Read on for the synopsis of Hothouse Flower, or visit the official Richard and Judy Book Club website.

This is 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...

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