Santa Montefiore

Born in England in 1970, Santa Montefiore grew up in Hampshire. She is married to historian Simon Sebag Montefiore. They live with their two children, Lily and Sasha, in London. Visit her at www.santamontefiore.co.uk.

Books by this Author

The Beekeeper's Daughter
Secrets of the Lighthouse
The Summer House
A Mother's Love
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THE WOMAN FROM PARIS by Santa Montefiore

The author of The French Gardener presents a novel about a grieving family shocked by the revelations of a stranger attending their father's funeral.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Santa Montefiore
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. The happiness of one's life depends on the quality of one's thoughts

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Litter ! It offends me to the core to see litter all over our beautiful countryside

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. something awful happening to one of my children

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. The Winner Takes it all, Abba; Don't Cry For Me Argentina, Andrew Lloyd Webber; All By Myself, Celine Dion; Halleluyah, Leonard Cohen; I dreamed a dream, Les Miserables;

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Beatrix Potter - I love animals and nature and always wrote stories as child - though sadly, I lack her talent!

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