Santa Montefiore

1 The French Gardener

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Contemporary  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2009-06-02
Description :  A neglected garden. A cottage that holds a secret. A mysterious and handsome Frenchman. Prepare to be “spellbound by the sheer charm” (<i>Daily Express</i>, UK) of Santa Montefiore’s tender and powerful novel about passion, loss, and the healing power of love.<br /><br />It begins as Miranda and David Claybourne move into a country house with a once-beautiful garden. But reality turns out to be very different from their dream. Soon the latent unhappiness in the family begins to come to the surface, isolating each family member in a bubble of resentment and loneliness.<br /><br />Then an enigmatic Frenchman arrives on their doorstep. With the wisdom of nature, he slowly begins to heal the past and the present. But who is he? When Miranda reads about his past in a diary she finds in the cottage by the garden, the whole family learns that a garden, like love itself, can restore the human spirit, not just season after season but generation after generation.<br /><br />Wise and winsome, poignant and powerfully moving, <i>The French Gardener</i> is a contemporary story told with an old-fashioned sensibility steeped in the importance of family and the magical power of love.

2 The Beekeeper's Daughter

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Romance  Contemporary 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2015-04-14
Description :  “Escapism of the highest order” (<i>Booklist</i>) from the #1 internationally bestselling author, her first book set in America, the story of a mother and daughter searching for love and happiness, unaware of the secrets that bind them.<br /><br />England, 1932: Grace Hamblin is growing up on the beautiful estate of the Marquiss and Marchioness of Penselwood. The beekeeper’s daughter, she knows her place and her future—that is until her father dies and leaves her alone. Her childhood friend Freddie has recently become her lover, and she is thankful when they are able to marry and take over her father’s duties. But there is another man whom she just can’t shake from her thoughts…<br /><br />Massachusetts, 1973: Grace’s daughter, Trixie Valentine, is in love with an unsuitable boy. Jasper Duncliffe is wild and romantic, and in a band that might be going somewhere. But when his brother dies and he is called home to England, Jasper promises to come back for Trixie one day, if only she will wait for him. Thinking Trixie is surely abandoned, Grace tries to reach out to her daughter, but Trixie brushes off her mother’s advice and comfort, sure Jasper’s love for her was real…<br /><br />Both mother and daughter are searching for love and happiness, unaware of the secrets that bind them. To find what they most truly desire they must confront the secrets of the past, and unravel the lies told long ago. Set on a fictional island off the coast of Massachusetts with charming architecture, beautiful landscape, and quirky islanders, <i>The Beekeeper’s Daughter</i> is “a multigenerational banquet of love…one of the most engrossing reads of my year” (<i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand).

3 The Irish Girl

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2016-09-27
Description :  Ireland. The early twentieth century. <br /><br />Two girls on the cusp of womanhood. A nation on the brink of war. <br /><br />Read their story&#xa0;— and see why JOJO Moyes says that "Nobody does epic romance like Santa Montefiore."&#xa0;<br /><br />Born on the ninth day of the ninth month in the year 1900, Kitty Deverill grows up in Castle Deverill, on the sunning green ghills of West Cork, Ireland — the same place her ancestors have always dwelled. She isn't fully Irish, as the son of the local veterinarian likes to tease her; but this doesn't stop Kitty and Jack O'Leary from falling in love... <br /><br />Bridie Doyle, daughter to Castle Deverill's cook, cherishes her friendship with Kitty. Yet she can’t help dreaming of someday having wealth, having glamour, having... more. And when she discovers Kitty's darkest secret, Bridie finds herself growing to resent the girl in the castle who seems to have it all.<br /><br />As Irish and British forces collide in Southern Ireland, Jack enlists to fight — and Kitty throws herself into the cause for Irish liberty, running messages and ammunition between the rebels. But , her allegiance to her family and her friends will soon be tested... and when Castle Deverill comes under attack, the only home and life she’s ever known are threatened. <br /><br />A powerful story of love, loyalty, and friendship, The Girl in the Castle is an exquisitely written novel set against the magical, captivating landscape of Ireland — perfect for fans of DOWNTON ABBEY and KATE MORTON.<br /><br />Previously published as The Girl in the Castle

4 Secrets of the Lighthouse

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Romance  Contemporary 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2014-08-05
Description :  Set in Ireland on the wild coast of Connemara, this hauntingly romantic novel tells the story of a young woman who goes in search of her family’s past and ends up discovering her future.<br /><br />Ellen Trawton is running away from it all. She hates her job, she doesn’t love the aristocratic man to whom she is engaged, and her relationship with her controlling mother is becoming increasingly strained. So Ellen leaves London, fleeing to the one place she knows her mother won’t find her, her aunt’s cottage in Connemara. Cutting all her ties with chic London society, Ellen gives in to Ireland’s charm and warmth, thinking her future may lie where so much of her past has been hidden. Her imagination is soon captured by the compelling ruins of a lighthouse where, five years earlier, a young mother died in a fire.<br /><br />The ghost of the young wife, Caitlin, haunts the nearby castle, mourning the future she can never have there. 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?<br /><br />The ruggedly beautiful Connemara coastline with its tightknit community of unforgettable characters provides the backdrop for this poignant story of two women seeking the peace and love they desperately need. For each, the key will be found in the secrets of the past, illuminated by the lighthouse.

5 The Daughters of Ireland

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Historical 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2017-08-15
Description :  Previously published in the United Kingdom as DAUGHTERS OF CASTLE DEVERILL<br /><br />Ireland. 1925. <br /><br />The war is over. But life will never be the same...<br /><br />"Everything Santa Montefiore writes, she writes from the heart,” says JOJO MOYES. See why in this unforgettable story of love, loss, and life, perfect for fans of DOWNTON ABBEY and KATE MORTON.<br /><br />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&#xa0;restored&#xa0;to its former glory — to the years when Celia ran through its vast halls with her cousin Kitty and their childhood friend Bridie Doyle.<br /><br />Kitty&#xa0;herself is raising a young family, but she longs for&#xa0;Jack O’Leary —&#xa0;the long-ago sweetheart&#xa0;she cannot have. And soon Kitty must make a heartbreaking decision, one that could destroy everything she holds dear.<br /><br />Bridie, once a cook's daugher 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.&#xa0;Nor can it keep her from seeking revenge upon the woman who wronged her all those years ago.<br /><br />As these three daughters of Ireland seek to make their way in a world once again beset by dark forces, Santa Montefiore shows us once more why she is one of the best-loved storytellers at work today.

6 The House by the Sea

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Romance  Books  Fiction & Literature  Contemporary 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2011-05-03
Description :  Previously published as <i>The Mermaid Garden</i><br /><br />The internationally bestselling author of <i>The French Gardener</i> presents a complex and irresistibly compelling novel that confirms the remarkable power of love to heal and transform.<br /><br />Ten-year-old Floriana is captivated by the beauty of the magnificent Tuscan villa that overlooks the sea just outside her small village. She likes to spy from the crumbling wall into the gardens and imagine that one day she’ll escape her meager existence and live there surrounded by its otherworldly splendor. Then one day Dante, the son of the villa’s powerful industrialist owner, invites her inside and shows her the enchanting Mermaid Garden. From that moment, Floriana knows that the only destiny for her is there, in that garden, with Dante. But as they grow up and fall in love, their romance causes a crisis, jeopardizing the very thing they hold most dear.<br /><br />Decades later and hundreds of miles away, a beautiful old country house hotel on England’s Devon coast has fallen on hard times after the financial crash of 2008. Its owner, Marina, advertises for an artist to stay the summer and teach the guests how to paint. The man she hires is charismatic and wise and soon begins to pacify the discord in her family and transform the fortunes of the hotel. However, he has his own agenda. Is it to destroy, to seduce, or to heal? Whatever his intentions, he is certain to change Marina’s life forever.<br /><br />Spanning four decades and sweeping from the Italian countryside to the English coast, this new story by Santa Montefiore is a moving and mysterious tale of love, forgiveness, and the past revealed.

7 The Affair

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Romance  Contemporary 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2010-06-08
Description :  Previously published as <i>The Perfect Happiness</i><br /><br />Wonderfully wise Santa Montefiore will capture your heart with this "bittersweet and thought-provoking"* novel about a modern wife who must ask herself, Would I risk everything for love?<br /><br />A wife who has forgotten her own beauty and allure. A distant, distracted husband. A smart, candlelit dinner party, witty conversation, and a charmingly rugged vineyard owner from South Africa. So begins Santa Montefiore’s powerful and poignant new novel in which a woman who finds herself in a common predicament must confront the most unlikely aspects of herself. <br /><br />"I hope you don’t mind my writing to you," begins the first e-mail bestselling children’s book author Angelica receives from Jack. Surely it can’t do any harm to indulge in a mild flirtation. After all, she wouldn’t risk her stable marriage and the happiness of her treasured children. But things don’t stop at an e-mail, and when Angelica goes to Cape Town for a book tour, her affair with Jack begins in earnest. On their last day together, he makes a stunning confession, and now everything Angelica thought she knew about love and passion, safety and experience, right and wrong are entirely upended once again. <br /><br />A tender book about the true meaning of love and happily ever after, <i>The Affair </i>is for any woman who has ever looked up from her steady, secure life and secretly wondered "what if . . ."

8 Sea of Lost Love

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance  Fiction & Literature  Family 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2008-04-29
Description :  From the author of <i>The Gypsy Madonna</i> and<i> The Last Voyage of the Valentina</i>, a breathless novel that sweeps its heroine from the Cornish coast to the rugged beauty of Puglia Italy, where she discovers a shocking truth about her family and the way to save her ancestral home.<br /><br />Celestria Montague always spends her summers at Pendrift Hall, the rambling, shabby mansion adorned with wisteria and clematis that has been home to the Montague family for generations. It is 1958, and the family is celebrating her father's fiftieth birthday at a lavish ball. The celebratory night ends in death and tragedy, however, and young Celestria learns that the family may lose Pendrift Hall. Her grandfather urges Celestria to play detective, to solve the mysteries surrounding the night's events, and to save the ancient mansion if at all possible. Her quest takes her to Italy's rugged and beautiful Puglia, and into the dark, cool cloisters of the Convento di Santa Maria del Mare. Here Celestria meets an enigmatic stranger and confronts unwelcome truths about her family—and herself.<br /><br /> <i>Sea of Lost Love</i> is Santa Montefiore at her very best—sensitive, sensual, and complex.

9 A Mother's Love

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $1.99
Release Date :  2013-03-19
Description :  <b>An original short story from internationally bestselling author Santa Montefiore, plus an extended excerpt from her most recent novel, The Woman from Paris.</b><br /><br />Beloved by her many fans, Santa Montefiore has also been praised by her fellow authors as "a wonder" (Adriana Trigiani) and "a superb storyteller" (Plum Sykes). Her luminous, engaging novels reaffirm the power of love and compassion to change lives, even as they sweep us away to exotic locales and introduce us to characters who feel like old friends.<br /><br />In "A Mother's Love," Celeste is mourning the tragic death of her young son, Jack, from leukemia. So when she learns that her nephew is coming to stay, she doesn't think she can bear to have another child in the house. But when Bruno arrives, she has no choice but to make him feel welcome and loved, even though her heart is breaking. And, when he starts to show some insight into what Jack was like, Celeste dares to dream there might be something more than meets the eye . . . This is a magical and beautiful short story, sure to delight Santa's fans new and old.

10 The Secret of the Irish Castle

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Historical  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Release Date :  2018-08-14
Description :  International bestselling author Santa Montefiore continues the story of the Deverill family in the third book in her beautiful and moving Deverill Chronicles trilogy—perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Beatriz Williams.<br /><br />“Nobody does epic romance like Santa Montefiore. Everything she writes, she writes from the heart.”&#xa0;—Jojo Moyes, &#xa0;#1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You<br /><br />1939: Peace has flourished since the Great War ended, but much has changed for the Deverill family as now a new generation is waiting in the wings to make their mark.<br /><br />When Martha Wallace leaves her home in America to search for her birth mother in Dublin, she never imagines that she will completely lose her heart to the impossibly charming JP Deverill. But more surprises are in store for her after she discovers that her mother comes from the same place as JP, sealing her fate.<br /><br />Bridie Doyle, now Countess di Marcantonio and mistress of Castle Deverill, is determined to make the castle she used to work in her home. But just as she begins to feel things are finally going her way, her flamboyant husband Cesare has other ideas. As his eye strays away from his wife, those close to the couple wonder if he really is who he says he is.<br /><br />Kitty Deverill has come to accept her life with her husband Robert, and their two children. But then Jack O'Leary, the love of her life, returns to Ballinakelly. And this time his heart belongs elsewhere.<br /><br />As long-held secrets come to light, the Deverills will have to heal old wounds and come to terms with the past if they hope to ensure their legacy for the future.

11 The Gypsy Madonna

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2007-03-27
Description :  A beguiling new novel from the internationally bestselling author of <i>Last Voyage of the Valentina</i> <br /><br /> When an elegant French antiques dealer dies in her adopted hometown of New York City, her son, Misha, is astonished to learn that she owned a priceless, uncataloged Titian known as <i>The Gypsy Madonna.</i> Misha wonders how she could have kept such a secret from him, bonded inseparably as they were since his childhood in German-occupied France. Now with the discovery of the Titian masterpiece and the loss of his mother, he must at last journey back to Bordeaux to uncover the truth about <i>The Gypsy Madonna</i> -- and himself.

12 Last Voyage of the Valentina

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Romance  Contemporary  Historical 
Price :  $7.99
Release Date :  2006-06-06
Description :  Set in London during the swinging sixties and Italy’s Amalfi coast after Word War II, <i>The Last Voyage</i> of the Valentina is an epic romance with a dark uncercurrent of suspense from an author the <i>Daily Mail</i> (UK) has declared “is the new Rosamunde Pilcher.”<br /><br />Exotically beautiful but desperately unhappy, Alba lives on a houseboat on the Thames, where she enjoys a life of leisure and entertains an endless and unfulfilling succession of lovers. But then she discovers a portrait of her dead mother, Valentina—a woman she'd hardly known, whose story has been kept from her by her still grieving father. Determined to learn the truth about Valentina, Alba returns to the olive groves of the Amalfi coast of Italy. There she uncovers a mysterious tale of decadence, deception, murder, and betrayal involving partisans and Nazis, peasants, and counts. Alba's journey leads her not only to the truth of her mother’s hidden past but to the possibility of happiness in her own future.

13 The Summer House

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books  Romance  Contemporary 
Price :  $10.99
Release Date :  2013-02-05
Description :  Previously published as<i> The Woman from Paris</i><br /><br />“Superb storyteller” (Plum Sykes) Santa Montefiore’s sweeping and sophisticated international bestseller <i>Summer House</i> is “a feel good story, full of exuberance and passion and threaded with hope…an exceptional find” (<i>Seattle Post-Intelligencer)</i>.<br /><br />When Lord Frampton dies in a skiing accident, a beautiful young woman named Phaedra appears at his funeral—claiming to be the Lord’s illegitimate daughter. In his will, Lord Frampton has left the priceless Frampton suite of sapphires to this interloper, confirming her claim and outraging his three adult sons and widow. Eventually, however, Phaedra’s sweet nature thaws the frosty relationships. She becomes the daughter that Antoinette Frampton never had and a wise and compassionate granddaughter to the formidable Dowager Lady Frampton. But an attraction grows between Phaedra and the eldest son, David. It seems an impossible love—blocked by their blood connection and by the fury of one family member who is determined to expose Phaedra as a fraud.<br /><br />Filled with the luscious scenery and enchanting characters her fans adore, Santa Montefiore’s <i>Summer House</i> is an unforgettable story about family, forgiveness, and the power of love.

14 Un misterio en Italia

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2012-06-03
Description :  Después de su divorcio, Gianluca abandona Londres y se traslada al palazzo Montelimone en Amalfi, nueva residencia de sus padres.&#xa0; Pero la antigua mansión encierra un profundo misterio entre sus muros. Varias décadas atrás, un marqués que vivía allí mató su amante al descubrir que le era infiel, lo que inició una guerra entre familias. Al parecer los fantasmas de los muertos siguen merodeando por los aposentos. En el pueblo Gianluca conoce a una inquietante mujer de mirada triste que siempre viste de negro a la que continuamente acompaña un niño. Fascinado por aquella dama, siente que sus problemas se esfuman al tiempo que descubre que él también posee un poderoso y misterioso don.&#xa0; Mientras su sumerge cada vez más hondo en los antiguos misterios del palazzo, corre el riesgo de enfrentarse a su temor más profundo: volver a caer en las redes del amor.

15 La felicidad perfecta

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2013-02-27
Description :  Para todos los que la conocen, Angelica Lariviere vive en un mundo perfecto. Tiene un matrimonio ideal, dos hijos pequeños, y un encantador círculo de amistades. Pero Angelica es, también, una mujer que ha olvidado su propia belleza y su capacidad de seducción. Y su marido, un banquero francés, se muestra cada vez más distante y distraído. Hasta que un encuentro casual con, Jack, un seductor sudafricano hace tambalear todas sus convicciones. Por primera vez en muchos años, Angelica se siente deseada, y lo que empieza como una relación puramente epistolar se convierte en algo cada vez más profundo. Reemplazando las glamurosas calles londinenses por la exuberante espesura de Sudáfrica, Angelica parte en busca de un sueño que puede poner en riesgo las cosas más importantes de su pasado. Pero cuando un momento de violencia salvaje la une más que nunca a Jack, sólo para separarlos nuevamente, Angelica debe enfrentarse a aspectos desconocidos de sí misma, y descubrir el verdadero sentido de la felicidad.

16 A la sombra del ombú

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $14.99
Release Date :  2014-03-12
Description :  En la inmensidad absoluta de la pampa argentina, la silueta del ombú se yergue como un peregrino errante, sabio y orgulloso. Sus raíces se funden y expanden sobre la tierra como si buscaran aferrarse eternamente y declararle a todos que no existe ningún otro lugar en el mundo para ellas. Su madera fofa y gruesa acoge con delicadeza el juego de los niños. La serena sombra de su follaje invita al canto de los gauchos y, por supuesto, a la reflexión sobre la naturaleza, el paso de los días y el siempre incierto destino. Para muchos, es un árbol mágico. Pero cómo todas las cosas maravillosas de este universo, su verdadera magia no radica tanto en lo evidente, como en lo que los ojos y el corazón de algunos privilegiados son capaces de percibir oculto tras la apariencia. Aquel era el caso de Sofía Solanas de O'Dwyer, quien desde pequeña tuvo perfecta conciencia de este hecho. A la protectora figura del ombú había confiado sus sueños infantiles, sus primeros deseos, el comienzo de su gran amor y, lamentablemente, también el inicio de su particular tragedia. Hija de un hacendado argentino y una católica irlandesa, Sofía jamás pensó en que habría un momento que tendría que abandonar los campos de Santa Catalina. O quizás, simplemente, ante tanta ilusión y belleza, nunca pudo imaginar que su fuerte carácter la llevaría a cometer los errores más grandes de su vida. Como el ombú, Sofía nunca quiso dejar su tierra. Junto al ombú, y después de largos años, Sofía regresaría para poder recuperar la paz y cerrar los círculos más tormentosos de su existencia. Todo lo que pudo ser y no fue. Todo aquello que aún la persigue. Las mil y una razones que dicta el corazón, para descubrir los viejos y nuevos caminos.

17 The Royal Rabbits of London: Escape From the Tower

Author : Santa Montefiore & Simon Sebag Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction  Books  Young Adult 
Price :  $10.99
Release Date :  2017-09-21
Description :  ‘Packed with fun, fantasy and the sort of adventure guaranteed to have sticky little fingers hungrily turning the pages’&#xa0;<b><i>The Mail on Sunday<br /><br /> Life is an adventure. Anything in the world is possible – by will and by luck, with a moist carrot, a wet nose and a slice of mad courage!</i></b><br /><br /> Little <b>Shylo Tawny-Tail</b> is proud to call himself one of the <b>Royal Rabbits of London</b>, a secret order who live under Buckingham Palace and fight evil across the world. But high up in London’s famous skyscraper, the Shard, the horrible Ratzis are plotting to cause chaos during a visit from the President of the United States. And when the Grand Burrow is attacked and Shylo is kidnapped, it looks as though they might just manage it! Can Shylo escape in time to save the day?<br /><br /><b><i>The Hobbit </i></b>meets&#xa0;<b><i>Fantastic Mr Fox&#xa0;</i></b>meets&#xa0;<b><i>Watership Down</i></b> in this<b> bestselling series</b> from&#xa0;<b>Santa Montefiore</b>&#xa0;and <b>Simon Sebag Montefiore</b>, which proves&#xa0;even the smallest rabbit can be the biggest hero. Featuring illustrations throughout by<b> award-winning illustrator Kate Hindley</b>.<br /><br /><b>PRAISE FOR&#xa0;<i>THE ROYAL RABBITS OF LONDON</i>:</b><br /><br /> ‘<i>The Royal Rabbits</i> of London is&#xa0;sweet, funny and beautifully illustrated'&#xa0;<b><i>The Times</i></b><br /><br /> ‘Enchanting….Kate Hindley’s illustrations are a treat’&#xa0;<b><i>The Lady</i></b>

18 Una casa junto al mar

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2015-01-14
Description :  Una vez más, Santa Montefiore, nos sorprende con una historia de amor y misterio. • Una novela que nos transporta a la maravillosa Toscana y a las increíbles costas de Inglaterra. • “Santa Montefiore es maravillosa”, Sunday Express 1966. Con solo 10 años, Floriana se queda cautivada por la belleza de una magnífica villa toscana, a las afueras de su pequeño pueblo, y sueña con vivir allí algún día. Una tarde calurosa, Dante, el hijo del propietario, la invita a su interior y desde ese momento, Floriana, sabe que su destino está allí, con él. 2009. Décadas más tarde y a cientos de kilómetros de distancia, un hotel rural en la costa de Devon, Inglaterra, está en decadencia. Su dueña, Mariana, decide contratar a un artista para que viva en el hotel durante el verano y enseñe a los huéspedes a pintar. El hombre enigmático ayudará en las discordias familiares y a reconstruir el hotel, sin embargo se albergarán muchas dudas sobre su identidad ¿es realmente quién parece ser? De la campiña italiana a la costa inglesa, Una casa junto al mar narra una historia de amor conmovedora y misteriosa, sobre el poder del perdón y los secretos del pasado.

19 Una casa de verano

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2015-05-04
Description :  • “Una de nuestras autoras preferidas”, The Times.• “No podía soltar este libro”, Julian Fellows.• “Arrebatadora”, Glamour.<br /> El mundo de Antoinette Frampton se desmorona tras la trágica muerte de su marido George, el hombre al que ha amado toda su vida. Él era su roca, su sostén, la persona a la que acudía en busca de amor y apoyo, además de ser el padre de sus tres hijos y la persona a la que mejor conocía… O al menos eso creía hasta el día de su funeral, cuando una misteriosa desconocida se presenta, muy afectada, para revelarles algo que cambiará sus vidas para siempre. A veces se necesita una tragedia para enfrentarse a la verdad. Pero ¿y si la verdad es más difícil de soportar que la tragedia...?

20 Los secretos del faro

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2014-05-19
Description :  «Muy bien escrito y una historia cautivadora.» Country Wives «Un romance bellísimo y fascinante.» Amazon Misterio y romance en un paisaje idílico Ellen Trawton está a punto de casarse con un hombre al que no ama, su trabajo la deprime y su madre se entromete en todos los aspectos de su vida. Cuando un día descubre un puñado de cartas dirigidas a su madre por una tía Peg, cuya existencia hasta entonces desconocía, decide huir. ¿Qué mejor lugar para romper todo contacto con el pasado que el imponente paisaje de Connemara? Pero tras la salvaje belleza de ese perdido rincón de Irlanda se oculta un misterio que parece imposible de desentrañar. Como la oscura y solitaria presencia de Conor Macausland, un hombre desolado por la trágica muerte de su esposa Caitlin en el viejo faro. El encuentro casual entre Ellen y Conor genera una conexión muy especial e imposible de soslayar, pero Ellen no tarda en darse cuenta de que el pasado de Conor no es lo que parece, y que su propia familia también alberga secretos en su pasado. Santa Montefiore nos trae la fascinante historia de una familia dividida y de un amor que se niega a morir…

21 The Royal Rabbits of London

Author : Santa Montefiore & Simon Sebag Montefiore
Genre :  Action & Adventure  Books  Young Adult  Fiction  Animals 
Price :  $10.99
Release Date :  2018-01-23
Description :  <i>Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH </i>meets <i>Warriors</i> in this charming novel that proves that even the smallest rabbit can be the biggest hero from publishing power couple Santa and Simon Sebag Montefiore.<br /><br /><i>Life is an adventure. Anything in the world is possible—by will and by luck, with a moist carrot, a wet nose, and a slice of mad courage!</i><br /><br />Shylo has always been the runt of the litter, the weakest and quietest of all of his family. His siblings spend their days making fun of him for not being like the rest of them. But when Shylo stumbles across a band of ratzis and overhears their evil plan to take a photo of the Queen in her nightie, it’s up to this unlikely hero to travel to London and inform the Royal Rabbits of London about the diabolical plot! The Royal Rabbits of London have a proud history of protecting the royal family and now the secret society need to leap into action to stop the ratzis…<br /><br />But can a rabbit as feeble and shy as Shylo convince them that Queen is in danger?

22 Sturmküste

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Literary  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $11.99
Release Date :  2014-04-01
Description :  Ellen Trawton hat ihr Leben satt: die Hektik Londons, den Smalltalk, ihre Mutter, die Ellens Leben schon bis ins Detail geplant zu haben scheint. Zuflucht findet sie in Irland bei ihrer Tante Peg, zu der die Mutter den Kontakt schon vor langer Zeit abgebrochen hat.<br/> Die wilde Schönheit Connemaras, vor allem die Insel mit der Ruine des alten Leuchtturms, zieht Ellen magisch an. Allen Warnungen zum Trotz verliebt sie sich in Conor, der in dem Ruf steht, Caitlin, seine junge schöne Frau, in den Tod getrieben zu haben. Und Caitlin hält Conor fest in ihrem Bann, ihr Einfluss scheint über den Tod hinaus zu wirken.<br/> Um ihre Liebe zu retten, muss Ellen herausfinden, was damals geschah. In der Nacht, als der Leuchtturm abbrannte und Caitlin ums Leben kam.<br/> <br/> &#34;Was sie schreibt, geht zu Herzen.&#34; (Jojo Moyes)<br/> <br/> &#34;Santa Montefiore ist die neue Rosamunde Pilcher.&#34; (Daily Mail)<br/> <br/> &#34;Eine phantastische Lektüre, die einen davon überzeugt, dass Liebe tatsächlich alle Schwierigkeiten überwinden kann.&#34; (News of the World)<br/> <br/> &#34;Santa Montefiore ist eine unserer Lieblingsautorinnen. Eine, die genau weiß, wie man Geschichten über die Liebe schreibt.&#34; (The Times)

23 Villa Magdalena

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $28.99
Release Date :  2016-04-05
Description :  Fra forfatteren av bestselgerne Birøkterens datter og Hagen i Hartington kommer vakre Villa Magdalena<br /> Ti år gamle Floriana drømmer om et liv i storslåtte Villa Magdalena, en herskapelig eiendom i den lille toskanske landsbyen hun bor i. En varm sommerdag blir hun bedt inn av husets sønn og arving._ Fra og med det øyeblikket vet Floriana at det er her hun hører hjemme.<br /> Villa Magdalena er en rørende historie om sterk kjærlighet og et gripende oppgjør med fortiden.

24 Sommerpaviljongen

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $26.99
Release Date :  2014-05-27
Description :  Jeg kunne ikke legge fra meg denne boken.» – Julian Fellowes, skaperen av Downton Abbey suksessen <br /> Lord Framptons plutselige død sjokkerer alle, men for de gjenlevende oppleves opplesningen av testamentet som nesten like rystende: Lorden har etterlatt bade penger og de uvurderlige Frampton-safirene til en ung, vakker og ukjent canadisk kvinne. En kvinne som dessuten hevder å være hans uekte datter. <br /> Santa Montefiore har bakgrunn fra den engelske sosieteten og er nær venninne av prinsene William og Harry. Hun figurerer stadig i britisk presse og har forutsetninger som knapt noen annen for å skrive om dette livet. Med et salg på to millioner bøker er hun en av Englands bestselgende forfattere.

25 Hagen i Hartington

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $20.99
Release Date :  2015-03-09
Description :  En glemt hage og et hus fullt av hemmeligheter …<br /> Miranda og ektemannen David flytter fra et hektisk liv i London til den lille, idylliske landsbyen Hartington. Huset de flytter inn i er en vakker prakteiendom med en stor, men forsømt hage som sårt trenger pleie.<br /> En mystisk og sjarmerende franskmann dukker opp og tilbyr sine tjenester som gartner. Han skaper ikke bare nytt liv i den gjengrodde hagen, men forandrer også Mirandas liv totalt. Men hvem er han? Det går etterhvert opp for Miranda at gartnerens fortid ligger skjult i hennes egen hage …<br /> Santa Montefiores vakre roman er en historie om lidenskap, tap og kjærlighetens lindrende kraft.

26 Birøkterens datter

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $26.99
Release Date :  2015-10-05
Description :  En uoppnåelig kjærlighet …<br /> Grace har flyttet fra barndommen på en britisk herregård, til et enkelt liv i Massachusetts, USA. Med seg har hun sin fars lidenskap for bier, men hun bærer også på en dyp kjærlighetssorg som ikke slipper tak.<br /> Når hennes datter opplever samme ulykkelige forelskelse, må de begge konfrontere sin families fortid i England. De to kvinnene søker etter tapt kjærlighet, uvitende om de hemmelighetene og mystiske forholdene som binder dem sammen.<br /> Birøkterens datter er en vakker og ektefølt roman, om fortidens bånd og en kjærlighet som overlever alt.

27 A ház a tengernél

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Holiday  Books  Romance 
Price :  $8.99
Release Date :  2016-08-18
Description :  A tízéves Florianát rabul ejti a kis faluja mellett álló pompás toszkánai villa szépsége, és arról álmodozik, hogy egy napon majd ott lakik. Amikor Dante, a villa tulajdonosának fia behívja a lánykát, már tudja, hogy a sorsa ide köti, ehhez a fiúhoz. Ám miközben felnőnek, átlépnek egy láthatatlan vonalat, és veszélybe sodorják azt, amit a legfontosabbnak tartanak az életben... Több évtizeddel később, és több száz kilométernyire onnan, az angliai Devonban, egy festői, régi kis kastélyszállóra nehéz idők járnak. A tulajdonos, Marina, felfogad a nyári szezonra egy bentlakó művészt, aki festegetni tanítja a vendégeket. A festő, akit Marina talál erre a célra, vonzó, okos férfi, és nemcsak a családi békétlenségeket kezdi elsimítani, hanem sikerül megfordítania a szálló szerencséjét is. Hamarosan kiderül azonban, hogy a művész nem az, akinek látszik... A tengerparti ház megindító és varázslatos mese szerelemről, megbocsátásról, és újra felfedezett múltról.

28 Valentinas siste reise

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $28.99
Release Date :  2016-10-10
Description :  En eksentrisk aristokrat blir funnet brutalt myrdet i sitt italienske palazzo på slutten av andre verdenskrig. Tyve år senere berører denne uløste forbrytelsen livet til Alba, en ung, vakker kvinne bosatt på en husbåt i London.<br /> Når Alba kommer over et maleri av sin avdøde og ukjente mor, fører nysgjerrigheten henne på en reise fra London til den vakre italienske Amalfikysten. I Italia vikles ikke bare Alba inn i en gammel mordsak, men blir også kjent med sine italienske røtter. Det hun finner er hjerteskjærende, men samtidig nøkkelen til hennes egen fremtid.

29 Toner av kjærlighet og krig

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $31.99
Release Date :  2017-03-28
Description :  Tre kvinner, tre skjebner:<br /> Følg familien Deverill gjennom generasjoner, kjærlighet, begjær og krig.<br /> Året er 1910. Tre svært ulike jenter deler en idyllisk oppvekst på slottet Deverill. Men livene deres og godset de elsker står i fare når de irske uavhengighetskampene bryter ut. <br /> Krigen og kjærligheten tvinger kvinnene fra hverandre og fører dem til forskjellige kanter av verden. Men likevel er det én ting som alltid vil forene dem: den dype lengselen etter Deverillslottet og alle dets hemmeligheter ...<br /> Dette er den første boken i Santa Montefiores bestselgende og gripende nye trilogi: SLOTTSKRØNIKENE.

30 Szerelem és háború dalai

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Historical  Books  Romance 
Price :  $8.99
Release Date :  2017-03-20
Description :  Sodró lendületű történet szerelemről és családról.<br /> Előre megtervezték az életüket. De a szerelem és a háború megváltoztat mindent.<br /> A hullámzó ír dombok közt megbújó Deverill kastély három nőnek ad otthont: a tűzvörös hajú Kitty Deverillnek, legjobb barátnőjének, Bridie Doyle-nak, aki a kastély szakácsának lánya, valamint harsány rokonának, Celia Deverillnek.<br /> Amikor kitör a háború, mindhármuk élete örökre megváltozik.<br /> Árulás szakítja szét őket, világuk hamuvá válik, s a barátságuknak alighanem vége, hiszen a földgolyó különböző tájaira sodródnak. Egyvalami azonban közös bennük: a heves és megingathatatlan vágyakozás a Deverill kastély, és a hozzá fűződő felejthetetlen emlékek iránt.<br /><br /> " Senki nem ír úgy romantikus családregényt, ahogy Santa Montefiore . Minden amit ír, a szívéből jön."<br /> Jojo Moyes

31 Deverillslottets døtre

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $31.99
Release Date :  2017-08-24
Description :  «Ingen skriver kjærlighetshistorier som Montefiore. Alt hun skriver kommer fra hjertet.» – Jojo Moyes<br /> Det er 1925 og krigen er over for lenge siden. Mye har gått tapt, og det kjære hjemmet til familien gjennom århundrer, Deverill-slottet, har brent ned til grunnen.<br /> Men unge Celia er fast bestemt på å gjenreise godset og holde det i familien.<br /> Men mørke skygger samles igjen når den store Depresjonen truer. Og slottet som binder familien sammen, skjuler en forbannelse som kun kjærligheten kan oppheve …<br /> Dette er den andre boken i Santa Montefiores bestselgende og gripende nye trilogi: SLOTTSKRØNIKENE

32 Slottets siste hemmelighet

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $31.99
Release Date :  2017-10-19
Description :  Tre kvinner, tre skjebner:<br /> Følg familien Deverill gjennom generasjoner; kjærlighet, begjær og krig<br /> Det er 1939 og Kitty Deverill har slått seg til ro i den vesle hjembyen. Men når hennes livs store kjærlighet plutselig vender tilbake til Irland, snur det opp ned på hele hennes tilsynelatende lykkelige tilværelse.<br /> Samtidig avdekkes gamle hemmeligheter når familien som har vært spredt for alle vinder, endelig gjenforenes.Med andre verdenskrig i anmarsj og en ny generasjon som venter på å ta over slottet, står plutselig alt på spill for Deverill-familien …<br /> Dette er den tredje og avsluttende boken i Santa Montefiores bestselgende trilogi: SLOTTSKRØNIKENE

33 Ordinul iepurilor regali din Londra

Author : Santa Montefiore & Simon Sebag Montefiore
Genre :  Romance  Books  Young Adult  Fiction 
Price :  $6.99
Release Date :  2017-11-05
Description :  Savuroasă, amuzantă și minunat ilustrată!&#xa0;The Times<br />Viața e o aventură. Orice e posibil – cu voință și noroc, cu un morcov proaspăt, un nas umed și un dram de curaj nebun!<br />Shylo a fost mereu cel mai firav și mai tăcut dintre toți frățiorii lui, care n-au scăpat nicio ocazie de a râde de el. Dar atunci când dă peste o bandă de șobolani și aude din întâmplare despre un complot diabolic împotriva Reginei, va fi datoria lui să-i găsească pe Iepurii Regali din Londra, ca să-l ajute să salveze situația.<br />Va putea oare cel mai mic dintre iepurași să se dovedească a fi cel mai mare dintre eroi?​

34 Royal Rabbits of London: The Great Diamond Chase

Author : Santa Montefiore & Simon Sebag Montefiore
Genre :  Animals  Books  Young Adult  Fiction  Action & Adventure 
Release Date :  2018-09-21
Description :  ‘Packed with fun, fantasy and the sort of adventure guaranteed to have sticky little fingers hungrily turning the pages’&#xa0;<b><i>The Mail on Sunday<br /><br /> Life is an adventure. Anything in the world is possible – by will and by luck, with a moist carrot, a wet nose and a slice of mad courage!</i></b><br /><br /> Little <b>Shylo Tawny-Tail</b>&#xa0;and the <b>Royal Rabbits of London are back! </b>A precious diamond has been stolen from&#xa0;Buckingham Palace and it's up to the Royal Rabbits to uncover the culprit and rescue the diamond!&#xa0;&#xa0;<br /><br /><b><i>The Hobbit </i></b>meets&#xa0;<b><i>Fantastic Mr Fox&#xa0;</i></b>meets&#xa0;<b><i>Watership Down</i></b> in this<b> bestselling series</b> from&#xa0;<b>Santa Montefiore</b>&#xa0;and <b>Simon Sebag Montefiore</b>, which proves&#xa0;even the smallest rabbit can be the biggest hero. Featuring illustrations throughout by<b> award-winning illustrator Kate Hindley</b>.<br /><br /><b>PRAISE FOR&#xa0;<i>THE ROYAL RABBITS OF LONDON</i>:</b><br /><br /> ‘<i>The Royal Rabbits</i> of London is&#xa0;sweet, funny and beautifully illustrated'&#xa0;<b><i>The Times</i></b><br /><br /> ‘Enchanting….Kate Hindley’s illustrations are a treat’&#xa0;<b><i>The Lady</i></b>

35 A kastély a tengernél

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Erotic Romance  Books  Romance 
Price :  $13.99
Release Date :  2018-01-03
Description :  925-öt írunk. A háborúnak régóta vége, de sok minden elveszett, s az élet nem lesz többé ugyanaz. A Deverill kastély, amely évszázadok óta a Deverill család szeretett otthona Nyugat-Írországban, leégett.<br /><br /> Az ifjú és bohó Celia azonban elhatározza, hogy régi fényében helyreállítja a kastélyt. A lány jól megy férjhez, voltaképp elég gazdag ahhoz, hogy megtartsa a családnak, és nem bírja elviselni üresen, elhanyagolt állapotában. Ám ismét sötét árnyak gyülekeznek, kezdenek megrendülni a pénzpiacok, és minden, ami oly biztonságosnak tűnt, megint bizonytalanná válik.<br /><br /> Lenyűgöző, sodrólendületű romantikus családregény és történelmi tabló A ház a tengernél világsikerű szerzőjétől.<br /><br /> "Santa Montefiore az új Rosamunde Pilcher." Daily Mail<br /><br /> " Senki nem ír úgy romantikus családregényt, ahogy Santa Montefiore . Minden amit ír, a szívéből jön." Jojo Moyes

36 Gracies hemmelighet

Author : Santa Montefiore
Genre :  Fiction & Literature  Books 
Price :  $31.99
Release Date :  2018-05-22
Description :  Ny, romantisk bestselger fra Santa Montefiore, forfatteren bak Birøkterens datter og SLOTTSKRØNIKENE. Over 225.000 bøker solgt i Norge! Gi aldri opp drømmene dine, uansett hvor lenge du holder fast ved dem … <br /> Gracie lever et rolig liv i stille Devon. Hun har sjelden forlatt landsbyen de siste tiårene og datteren, Carina, lever et hektisk liv i London. Carina har på sin side svært lite tid for sin 17 år gamle datter, og enda mindre tid til sin aldrende mor. <br /> Så snubler Gracie over en annonse for et matlagingskurs i hjertet av Toscana. <br /> Hun kan ikke motstå tilbudet og inviterer med seg datter og barnebarn. Men etter hvert som ferien forløper, blir det klart at den tilsynelatende forsiktige Gracie har holdt skjult en helt ekstraordinær fortid i Italia … <br /> Santa Montefiore har skrevet en nydelig historie om sterke bånd og kjærlighet, satt til fantastiske og solvarme Toscana.



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