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