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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
New Books
October 2022

Flappy Investigates
(Flappy, book 2)
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)
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)
Santa Montefiore recommends
The Dream House (2006)
Rachel Hore
"Rachel Hore has explored the dream and exposed it in the bright light of reality, with repercussions both tragic and uplifting, adding her own dose of magic. It's engrossing, pleasently surprising and thoroughly readable."
Summer Shift (2010)
Lynn Kiele Bonasia
"Warm, intelligent, and charming. A moving read with characters stay with you long after you have turned the last page."
Letters to the Lost (2015)
Iona Grey
"An epic story of love and loss that will break your heart."
The House of Dreams (2015)
Fanny Blake
"A heart-warming tale of family secrets slowly revealed. A compelling and delightful read."
After the Last Dance (2015)
Sarra Manning
"Deeply satisfying and impossible to put down."
The English Girl (2016)
Katherine Webb
"A compelling and beautifully written tale of adventure, mystery and love, The English Girl enthralled me from the first page. Set against the exotic backdrop of Arabia, Webb brings her world to life with skill and passion."
The Lost Girl (2017)
Carol Drinkwater
"Secrets, tragedy, hidden pasts and family secrets all set in glorious Provence - I loved this."
Say My Name (2017)
Allegra Huston
"Highly charged...original and beautifully written."
In the Midst of Winter (2017)
Isabel Allende
"Isabel Allende is a master storyteller. When it comes to love Isabel writes from the heart to the heart and I feel all the richer for having been touched by her."
Last Letter from Istanbul (2018)
Lucy Foley
"This will sweep you away for the summer. Lucy Foley blends a rich history, haunting secrets and a timeless love story."
The Witches of St. Petersburg (2018)
Imogen Edwards-Jones
"Sumptuous, sexy and haunting. I adored this novel."
Moonlight Over Mayfair (2019)
(Buckingham Hotel, book 2)
Anton Du Beke
"Downtown with dance, perfect!."
The Silent Treatment (2020)
Abbie Greaves
"An original and moving debut from a talented new voice."
The Sea Gate (2020)
Jane Johnson
"A beautifully written and intriguing story that stayed with me long after I had turned the last page."
Letters Across the Sea (2021)
Genevieve Graham
"A compelling story, meticulously researched and beautifully told—to the point that I was moved to tears on several occasions. Graham is a master storyteller with a gift to touch the heart. I’m so happy to have discovered her work."
Daughters of War (2021)
(Daughters of War, book 1)
Dinah Jefferies
"A wonderfully evocative and sensual writer."
Disobedient (2023)
Elizabeth Fremantle
"Fremantle is a master."
The Paris Daughter (2023)
Kristin Harmel
"A master storyteller."

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