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 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

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. fabulous! "Let's have lunch" - which I never follow up!

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. What’s your best quality?

A. probably my positive mental attitude - most of the time!

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. My mother's dog! SO spoilt.

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