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Santa Montefiore

Biography

Santa Montefiore

Santa Montefiore was born in England. She went to Sherborne School for Girls in Dorset and studied Spanish and Italian at Exeter University. She has written 16 bestselling novels, which have been translated into 30 different languages and have sold more than two million copies worldwide.

Books by Santa Montefiore

by Santa Montefiore - Fiction, Historical Fiction

In the green hills of West Cork, Ireland, Castle Deverill has burned to the ground. But young Celia Deverill is determined to see her ruined ancestral home restored to its former glory --- to the years when Celia ran through its vast halls with her cousin Kitty and their childhood friend Bridie Doyle. Kitty herself is raising a young family, but she longs for Jack O’Leary — the long-ago sweetheart she cannot have. And soon Kitty must make a heartbreaking decision, one that could destroy everything she holds dear. Bridie, once a cook's daughter in Castle Deverill, is now a well-heeled New York City socialite. Yet her celebrity can't erase a past act that haunts her still. Nor can it keep her from seeking revenge upon the woman who wronged her all those years ago.

by Santa Montefiore - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Although she’s Anglo-Irish, Kitty Deverill’s heart completely belongs to the wild countryside of the Emerald Isle, and her devotion to her Irish-Catholic friends Bridie Doyle, the daughter of the castle’s cook, and Jack O’Leary, the vet’s son, is unmatched. Jack and Kitty can’t help falling in love, although they both know their union faces the greatest obstacles since they are from different worlds. Bridie can’t help dreaming of someday having all the wealth and glamour Kitty’s station in life affords her. But when she discovers a secret that Kitty has been keeping from her, Bridie finds herself growing resentful toward the girl in the castle who seems to have it all.

by Santa Montefiore - Fiction, Romance

Internationally bestselling author Santa Montefiore has written her first book set in America. THE BEEKEEPER’S DAUGHTER is the story of a mother and daughter searching for love and happiness, unaware of the secrets that bind them. To find what they are longing for, they must confront the past and unravel the lies told long ago.

by Santa Montefiore - Fiction

Ellen Trawton leaves London, fleeing to her aunt’s cottage in Connemara and looking for a fresh start in life. Her imagination is soon captured by the compelling ruins of a lighthouse where a young mother died in a fire. The ghost of the young wife, Caitlin, haunts the nearby castle. Unable to move on, she watches her husband and children, hoping they might see her and feel her love once more. But she doesn’t anticipate her husband falling in love again. Can she prevent it? Or can she let go and find a way to freedom and happiness?