The truly romantic new novel from Santa Montefiore - Hodder's answer to Danielle Steel
Santa Montefiore was born in England in 1970 to an Anglo-Argentine mother, and read Spanish and Italian at Exeter University. After a year teaching English on an Argentine estancia, she spent much of the nineties in Buenos Aires. She lives in London with her husband, the historian Simon Sebag Montefiore, and their children, Lily and Sasha.
Bittersweet and thought-provoking, THE AFFAIR is . . . brilliantly written and surprisingly sophisticated - News of the WorldWhen Angelica visits South Africa . . . the writing begins to sing. Landscapes are this author's forte and her descriptions of the jasmine-scented air at Jack's vineyard outside Cape Town are accomplished and poetic. - Daily TelegraphSanta Montefiore is a marvel at descriptive writing and the two milieus she establishes, the grand drawing rooms of rich London filled with designer-clad women and the lush South African veldt, will have you drooling. - Sunday ExpressA beautifully written tale of temptation that perfectly captures the intoxicating danger and emotional angst of forbidden love - Daily RecordA funny, riveting read and a refreshingly honest look at love. - ImageBe whisked away from humdrum life to a world of risk and romance - Candis