Sara Aharoni was born in
Israel in 1953. She worked as a teacher, educator and school principal for 20
years. She also spent four years in Lima, Peru, as an educational envoy of
the Jewish Agency. Together with her
husband, Meir Aharoni, Sara wrote, edited and published a series of books about Israel,
including four in English. She has also published six children’s books.
In 2008, Aharoni
published her debut novel, Saltanat's Love, based on her mother's life
story, and it became a bestseller. Her third novel, Mrs.
Rothschild's Love, went instantly to the top of the Israeli bestseller list.
Aharoni received the Book Publishers Association's Platinum Prize for
her first novel (2010) and the Steimatzky Prize for best-selling book of the year for Mrs. Rothschild's Love (2016).