An original short story from internationally bestselling author Santa Montefiore, plus an extended excerpt from her most recent novel, The Woman from Paris.
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.
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.