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Santa Montefiore

Biography

Santa Montefiore

Born in England in 1970, Santa Montefiore grew up on a farm in Hampshire and was educated at Sherborne School for Girls. She read Spanish and Italian at Exeter University and spent much of the '90s in Buenos Aires, where her mother grew up. She converted to Judaism in 1998 and married historian Simon Sebag Montefiore in the Liberal Jewish Synagogue in London. They live with their two children, Lily and Sasha, in London.

Santa Montefiore

Books by Santa Montefiore

by Santa Montefiore - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Built on the stunning green hills of West Cork, Ireland, Castle Deverill is Kitty Deverill’s beloved home, where many generations have also resided. Although she’s Anglo-Irish, Kitty’s heart completely belongs to Ireland, 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, and when Bridie discovers a secret that Kitty has been keeping from her, she finds herself growing resentful toward the girl in the castle who seems to have it all. When the Irish revolt to throw over British rule in Southern Ireland, Kitty soon discovers, her allegiance to her family and her friends will be tested. and when Castle Deverill comes under attack, the only home she's ever known is threatened.

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?