The Girl on the Cliff

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ISBN: 9780241954973 Author: Riley, Lucinda Publisher: Penguin, Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 27th October 2011 Imprint: Penguin Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.92 (edition:23) Pages: 546 Language: English Edition: Paperback original Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , ,

A tiny figure stands at the cliff edge, hair flying in the breeze. Grania Ryan is hypnotised by the enchanting vision, unaware this young girl – Aurora Lisle – will change her life in countless ways. As their paths begin to entwine, Grania’s mother becomes deeply troubled as her family’s past seems set to repeat its sorrows.

‘Thoroughly addictive storytelling with a moving, emotional heart’ Dinah Jeffries

A beautiful and captivating drama spanning decades, from the international Number One bestselling author of The Butterfly Room
and The Seven Sisters series.
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Why has a secret from 1914 caused a century of heartache?

Troubled by recent loss, Grania Ryan has returned to Ireland and the arms of her loving family. And it is here, on a cliff edge, that she first meets a young girl, Aurora, who will profoundly change her life.

Mysteriously drawn to Aurora, Grania discovers that the histories of their families are strangely and deeply entwined . . .

From a bittersweet romance in wartime London to a troubled relationship in contemporary New York, from devotion to a foundling child to forgotten memories of a lost brother, the Ryans and the Lisles, past and present, have been entangled for a century. Ultimately, it will be Aurora whose intuition and remarkable spirit help break the spell and unlock the chains of the past.

Haunting, uplifting and deeply moving, Aurora’s story tells of the triumph of hope over loss.

Praise for Lucinda Riley:

‘A brilliant page-turner’ Daily Mail

‘An absolutely fantastic storyteller’ Katherine Webb

‘Brilliant escapism’ Red

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