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Courage, My Love is the story of the women in 1943 who faced and fought the German occupation in war-torn Italy. With the men in their lives captured, executed, or missing, Francesca and Lucia are two such women who stepped to the front lines of the resistance in Rome.
Kristin Beck first learned about World War II from her grandmother, who served as a Canadian army nurse, fell in love with an American soldier in Belgium, and married him shortly after VE Day. Kristin thus grew up hearing stories about the war, and has been captivated by the often unsung roles of women in history ever since. A former teacher, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Washington and a Master's in Teaching from Western Washington University. Kristin lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and children. This is her first novel.
Jennifer Robson is the bestselling author of five novels set during and after the two world wars including Somewhere in France and Goodnight from London. Her sixth novel Our Darkest Night: A Novel of Italy and the Second World War, was just released in January. A graduate of King’s University College at Western University, Jennifer got her doctorate in British economic and social history from Saint Antony’s College at the University of Oxford. A former editor, she currently lives in Toronto, Canada, with her husband and children.