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Kristin Beck

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.

Genres: Historical
Kristin Beck recommends
Our Darkest Night (2021)
Jennifer Robson
"Haunting and inspiring, heartbreaking and hopeful, this novel is unforgettable."
The Social Graces (2021)
Renée Rosen
"Renée Rosen's The Social Graces is a fascinating look into the lives of women who created their own power in a world that granted them none. Rosen weaves a captivating story full of mounting rivalries, glittering balls, and social intrigue, but it's also a tale of women striving to manage their own lives and legacies. Enthralling, thought provoking, and memorable, this is a must read!"
Sisters of the Resistance (2021)
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"Beautiful and compelling, Christine Wells’ Sisters of the Resistance skillfully weaves a story of ordinary women rising against the Nazis in the harrowing, final days of World War II Paris... Full of nuanced characters, remarkable bravery, and surprises, the pages of this novel all but turn themselves. A must read!"
The Paris Bookseller (2022)
Kerri Maher
"Kerri Maher's The Paris Bookseller tells the captivating story of Sylvia Beach, her famed bookstore Shakespeare and Company, and the tremendous role both played in the artistic landscape of interwar Paris. Here literary giants are brought to vivid life in the aisles of a charming Parisian bookshop, and we see not only their humanity, but also their courage in forging new paths in a changing world. Inspiring, fascinating, and delightful, this story will resonate with readers long after the final page."

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