Author of: The Temptation of Gracie
Born in England in 1970 Santa Montefiore grew up on a farm in Hampshire and ever since she was a child she had always wanted to be a writer.
She read Spanish and Italian at Exeter University and spent much of the 90s in Buenos Aires, where her mother grew up.
In 1998 she married historian Simon Sebag Montefiore and following on from their respective individual bestselling writing careers they have joined forced to create the children’s books series The Royal Rabbits. They live with their two children, Lily and Sasha, in London.
Listen: Santa describes the impact of family on her writing