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The Butterfly Room

Narrated by: Nicolette McKenzie
Length: 17 hrs and 26 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (6 ratings)
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Full of her trademark mix of unforgettable characters and heartbreaking secrets, The Butterfly Room is the new spellbinding, multi-generational story from Sunday Times best seller Lucinda Riley.  

Posy Montague is approaching her 70th 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 agonising decision. 

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 50 years ago. 

Already struggling to cope with her son Sam’s inept business dealings and the sudden reappearance of her younger son, Nick, Posy is reluctant to trust in Freddie’s renewed affection. And unbeknownst to Posy, Freddie - and Admiral House - have a devastating secret to reveal....

©2019 Lucinda Riley (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

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Beautiful as a butterfly

Awesome story. As with all Lucinda’s books one just cannot get enough. I wish I could listen to books of this caliber every single day. There really are not enough brilliant authors in this world in my opinion.

I loved this story from beginning to end, with the narrator doing an absolutely brilliant performance!
Thank you

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  • Agnieszka Bania
  • 07-05-2019

so disappointing, unlike Lucinda Riley

this book is like seating at a table with your dull neighbour who gossips about the other neighbours....nothing of interest actually happens and the characters are so uninspiring. I have loved and re-read every single one of Lucinda's books until now. This book is so bad that I'm shocked it was written by her - there is no excitement, no twists and turns, no interesting story, no complex characters. I really hope it's a one off and not her new style...

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  • Kittykins
  • 17-05-2019

Great holiday relaxation

A story to get lost in ... loved it. I went to New Hall so the description of characters revisiting it's early years was interesting too. Well researched...

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 16-05-2019

Not one of her best ....

I struggled to get into this one . It lacks a true focus and story journey for me .its a bit like filler , it did the job as I was gardening but not gripping in any shape or form.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-05-2019

Loved it

Loved it from start to finish. I was sad that it ended. A must read

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