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Lucinda Riley was a bestselling Irish author of historical fiction, known for her “The Seven Sisters” series and her No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller, “The Butterfly Room.”

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Published in Gant Daily on Jun. 16, 2021.
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August 20, 2021
OMGI can not tell you what a loss her story lovers will feel. Her writing held you spellbound from the first page to the last. Her uniqueness in twisting a story line from one chapter to the next left you wanting more and more.I cannot wait to be able to purchase Pa Salt on its realise here in Australia.
My condolences to her family, I can’t imagine their loss of Mother, wife and an amazing writer. Sending hugs to her family.
Linda Brown
August 17, 2021
I have enjoyed her books so much and am so sorry about her death. She was a fantastic story teller, my sympathies to her family and friends. I have just finished The Missing Sister and put my lap top on to tell her how much had enjoyed it and was so shocked to hear of of her death.
Florence Hollis
August 5, 2021
I have never been so totally gripped by a modern author. A rare literary talent has been taken away from us prematurely. She will become a classic. RIP Lucinda Riley.
Valerie Probert-Broster
July 27, 2021
Lucinda was my favorite author. My heart aches for the family. I lost my mom, at age 54, after a battle with cancer. Your mom was so brave to continue sharing her talent with the world during that time...She will be missed by the World...
JoAnn Stevens, Jena, La. USA
July 11, 2021
So very sad that such a talented writer should pass away and so young. Huge condolences to her family and loved ones. I have read all her books except for The Missing Sister, which I am about to start and no doubt be unable to put down.
RIP Lucinda
July 8, 2021
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Lucinda, such a talented lady who achieved so much. I have read every book, immersing my self in every one of them. There will never be another author like her.

I would like to send my condolences to her family, she loved you all and was very proud of you.
Mary Greves
July 8, 2021
So very sorry to hear that Lucinda has passed after four years battling with cancer. Her wonderful stories are an amazing gift for us all to share. I have not enjoyed any books more than when i am reading one of Lucinda's. Her story telling was second to none, descriptive and clever plot twists. Thank you for sharing your Mother's imagination and talent. My love to her family and friends at this sad time x
Christine Costello
July 6, 2021
Absolutely gutted -Have escaped and enjoyed all books - will miss them so much - Be at peace x
Janet Aplin
July 3, 2021
I would like to send my condolences to Lucinda’s family and friends. You and millions like myself have been privileged to have shared in her fantastic imagination through her writing. I am sure I am not the only one to have spent many wonderful happy hours lost in one of Lucinda’s storylines. Thank you for sharing this part of her with us.
Karen Bookworm
June 28, 2021
So very sorry to learn of the passing of this truly amazing writer. Her books are pure escapism and so cleverly crafted.
I have read all but the two final books in the Seven Sister series and all her other books too.
She was an incredible story teller. Her books are so well researched and detailed and the characters so alive.
For me , there has never been an author I have enjoyed so much. I am saddened that she has lost her battle with cancer.
I send my heartfelt condolences to Lucinda's family and friends
Jackie Harrison
June 27, 2021
My sincere sympathy to Lucindas family. Her books brought me so much joy. So sad to lose such a brilliant lovely lady
Shirley Walden
June 25, 2021
My condolences.
June 24, 2021
Lucinda came into my life several years ago. I have read every single book she ever wrote and enjoyed the experiences she wrote about , so cleverly researched in such intricate detail. I was shocked to learn of her passing; it is a tragedy for her family; to lose such an incredible talent at far too early an age...I hope the publishers can make contact with her up in the sky because I very badly want to know Pa Salt's story to bring everything to a conclusion. I am going to miss her stories.
Michael Craigen
June 23, 2021
Lucinda has left such a legacy behind her in her books and having known her as a very young dancer - I am very proud of what she did .
Bev Hewitt
June 22, 2021
My condolences go out to the family of Lucinda. So sorry for your loss.
June 21, 2021
She was one of my favourite writers. Her books made compelling reading and I was so sad to learn of her death. May she rest in peace.
Eileen McGuinness
June 21, 2021
Willemien Vosloo
June 21, 2021
Condolences to Lucindas family. I have just finished reading The Missing Sister and found it hard to believe she had died. Brilliant story teller who has left a memorable legacy. Kae Australia
Kae Darling
June 21, 2021
Thank you for sharing your stories of the Seven Sisters. You have set me on a journey to find my Maori heritage or kaupapa to seek out my identity and to achieve the wish of having a moko on my chin. I am sorry to hear of your passing.God bless.
Tina Buchanan
June 21, 2021
Lucinda Riley has bought so many people hours of pleasure from her wonderful books. She had a very special gift. Her passing has come too soon and she will be greatly missed by her many readers. My deepest sympathy to her family and friends.
Jan Allen
June 20, 2021
I’m sorry for your loss. Lucindas stories were so wonderful. May your memories comfort you.
June 20, 2021
From two of Lucinda's mates in Australia, Phil and Alli, we offer our sincere condolences to all of Lucinda's family. Our thoughts are with you at this tragic time, but we celebrate the world's greatest storyteller and a beautiful life.
Phil Cook
June 19, 2021
Such a brilliant author her books have made my life so much better. I am so sorry Lucinda has left us all.
Jennifer Jay
June 18, 2021
A truly remarkable talent. She will be greatly missed.
susie Dean
June 18, 2021
I just discovered her .... and the next day, she was gone! The shock... I do not normally become ‘a fan’ , it is not in my make up. This was different. Her writing spoke to me immediately in a mysterious way...somehow personally... rest in peace and sincere sympathy to her loved ones.
Fionnuala Howard
June 18, 2021
I am so shocked and saddened to hear this tragic news, and send my deepest sympathy to Lucinda’s family. I have absolutely loved reading all her books, especially The Sisters. What a gift she had. May she Rest in Peace.
Maureen Postans
June 18, 2021
Condolences to family and friends I was shocked to read about Lucindas death at such an early age and such a lose of a wonderful writer, I was a big big fan of her books, her talent will be so missed.
Emma Pate
June 18, 2021
Sincere sympathies to the Riley family, so very sorry for your loss, may God help all of you get through this very difficult time.
June 18, 2021
My sincere condolences to family of Lucinda. I loved her books and am shocked by her death - a amazing author taken so soon. Anne King
Anne King
June 18, 2021
My sincere condolences to your family. What a wonderful author , I have spent many hours of pleasure reading her books , and only the other week purchased the last of
The Seven Sisters, a signed edition. Thank you Lucinda. Patricia .
Patricia Moore
June 17, 2021
Our sincere condolences to the Riley family. May the God of all comfort provide you all the strength to cope with your loss
June 17, 2021
Lucinda you were such an amazing author, so gifted and by far the best author I’ve read. I’ve read all of your books and I loved them all. You were so talented. Once I picked up your books and started to read I just couldn’t put then down. You will be sorely missed. Xxxx
Carolyn Hill
June 17, 2021
The Riley family has my deepest condolences. Lucinda's books were phenomenal and will always be cherished. As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to receive the love and support that you need during this difficult time and always.
June 17, 2021
So sad for Lucinda’s family and friends! This lady has left a legacy of amazing story telling to delight readers forevermore
Gill Bradford
June 17, 2021
What a tragic loss to the literary world. My condolences go to all of Lucinder's family.
Jan Norman
June 17, 2021
The first of many Lucinda Riley books I have read was The Butterfly Room back in March 2020 during hard lockdown here in South Africa ........last night I finished the final 7 Sisters book - The Missing Sister and balled my eyes out..
I don't know what I am going to do once I have motored through all her books RIP and thanks for helping me through the toughest time of my life
June 17, 2021
What an amazing author Lucinda was. I was given The Pearl Sister by a friend who hugged it as she handed it to me saying ‘this is the BEST book I have ever read. We then did research & discovered her other books and fell in love with the Seven Sisters series, encouraging every reader to read them. We eagerly waited the publication of her books. We share your sadness with her death as she became such a great part of our lives as we discussed how she magically wove the intricacies of historical facts and fiction. Pure Genius.
June 17, 2021
You may be gone from this world but your stories will live on. In my eyes you are the best author and your Seven Sisters books are amazing. Such sadness for your husband and children. God bless you and sleep safely in his care
Sandra Lant
June 17, 2021
RIP what a great loss,I loved her books and what a great writer.condolences to her family
Teresa Schuermann
June 16, 2021
Dear Lucinda,
Thank you for sharing your amazing talent and stories to the world. Your writing has inspired me and I have so enjoyed following you on your amazing journey. You will be sadly missed but will live on through your wonderful words in your books. Thank you for bringing the Seven Sisters into my life, I just hope you managed to finish the story you were so very passionate about.
May you forever rest In peace.
Gemma xx
Gemma Bowen
June 16, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Deborah Friend
June 16, 2021
Such sad news. Lucinda was the most amazing Author. I have read many books in my life. Lucinda was the most captivating of writers. She took me to the most wonderful places in the Seven sisters. My condolences to her family
Jannette Brenchley
June 16, 2021
My deepest condolences. She absolutely was a great story teller. I wish you all loving memories and peace. I was a reader.
Anna Mancino
June 16, 2021
God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the family's..My condolences..
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