The Summer House (Paperback)
Simon & Schuster, 9781451676693, 392pp.
Publication Date: June 3, 2014
Praise For The Summer House…
“Santa Montefiore really knows these people inside and out. I couldn’t put this book down.”
-Julian Fellowes, creator of Downton Abbey
“The joy Montefiore infuses into her work shines throughout . . . a feel good story, full of exuberance and passion and threaded with hope. Score another winner for Santa Montefiore--this is an exceptional find.”
"This novel captivates from start to finish, the plot driven by dark secret, unspoken emotions and a forbidden attraction. The characters are striking and complex, leading to intense and sometimes humorous family dynamics. In rich prose, Montefiore tells an engrossing story about overcoming grief and betrayal to find hope, love and happiness in the most unexpected places."
"Montefiore is an able chronicler of family dynamics, making for a skillfully crafted...tale of high society drama."
"Themes of remorse, recrimination, and reconciliation imbue Montefiore’s...bright and buoyant romance with a satisfying depth."
“Readers will be reluctant to leave the golden world Montefiore creates. Fans of Rosamunde Pilcher and Adriana Trigiani will enjoy.”
“The book is filled with glamorous characters discreetly hiding their emotions and motivations.”
“The characters in The Woman from Paris are alive and real . . . beautifully written.”