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 circle of relatives home, Admiral House, set within the glorious Suffolk countryside where she spent her own idyllic childhood catching butterflies together with her beloved father, and raised her own children, Posy knows she should make an agonizing decision. Regardless of the memories the home holds, and the exquisite garden she has spent twenty-five years creating, the home 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 deal 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 accept as true with in Freddie’s renewed affection. And unbeknown to Posy, Freddie – and Admiral House – have a devastating secret to show . . .
‘Utterly enchanting . . . Prepared to be intrigued, moved to tears and in the long run uplifted’ – Lancashire Evening Post