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Santa Montefiore


UK flag (b.1970)
Wife of Simon Sebag Montefiore, sister of Tara Palmer-Tomkinson

Santa Montefiore was born in England in 1970 to an Anglo-Argentine mother, and read Spanish and Italian at Exeter University. After a year teaching English on an Argentine estancia, she spent much of the nineties in Buenos Aires. She lives in London with her husband, the historian Simon Sebag Montefiore, and their children, Lily and Sasha. 
 

Genres: Historical Romance, Children's Fiction, General Fiction, Romance
 
New and upcoming books
Series
Deverill Chronicles
   1. Songs of Love and War (2015)
     aka The Girl in the Castle / The Irish Girl
   2. Daughters of Castle Deverill (2016)

     aka The Daughters of Ireland

   3. The Last Secret of the Deverills (2017)

     aka The Secret of the Irish Castle

   4. The Secret Hours (2019)
   5. The Distant Shores (2021)
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Royal Rabbits Of London (with Simon Sebag Montefiore)
   1. The Royal Rabbits Of London (2016)

     aka The Royal Rabbits

   2. Escape From the Tower (2017)

     aka Escape from the Palace

   3. The Great Diamond Chase (2018)
   4. The Hunt for the Golden Carrot (2019)
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Flappy
   1. Flappy Entertains (2021)
   2. Flappy Investigates (2022)
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Novels
   Meet Me Under the Ombu Tree (2001)
   The Butterfly Box (2002)
   The Forget-me-not Sonata (2003)
   The Swallow and the Hummingbird (2004)
   Last Voyage of the Valentina (2005)
   The Gypsy Madonna (2006)
   The Sea of Lost Love (2007)
   The French Gardener (2008)
   The Italian Matchmaker (2009)
   The Affair (2010)
     aka The Perfect Happiness
   The House by the Sea (2011)
     aka The Mermaid Garden
   The Summer House (2012)
     aka The Woman from Paris
   The Secrets of the Lighthouse (2013)
   The Beekeeper's Daughter (2014)
   The Temptation of Gracie (2018)
   Here and Now (2020)
   An Italian Girl in Brooklyn (2022)
   Wait for Me (2023)
   Shadows in the Moonlight (2024)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   A Mother's Love (2013)
   The Kiss (2022)
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Santa Montefiore recommends
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The Ghost Ship (2023)
(Joubert Family Chronicles, book 3)
Kate Mosse
"Another meticulously researched and stunningly written novel by a much-loved and highly accomplished author. I adored it!"
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Disobedient (2023)
Elizabeth Fremantle
"Fremantle is a master."
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The Wild Card (2023)
Judy Murray
"A stunning debut, this is the perfect summer read."

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