Tucson Festival of Books

Resilience in War

This morning we will meet four authors who have detailed the horrors of living in war zones, while at the same time featuring warm, human, everyday people who somehow overcome even the most trying circumstances.

Jennifer Coburn

Jennifer Coburn is the author of "Cradles of the Reich," a historical novel about three very different women living at a Nazi Lebensborn breeding home at the start of World War ll. She has also published a mother-daughter travel memoir, "We'll Always Have Paris," as well as six contemporary women's novels....

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Kristina McMorris

Kristina McMorris is a New York Times bestselling author of two novellas and seven historical novels, including the million-copy bestseller "Sold on a Monday," most recently, "The Ways We Hide," and the collaborative "When We Had Wings....

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Susan Meissner

Susan Meissner is a USA Today bestselling author of historical fiction with a million books in the hands of readers and in eighteen languages. She is an author, speaker and writing workshop leader with a background in community journalism....

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Lauren Willig

Lauren Willig is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than 20 works of historical fiction, including "Band of Sisters," "The Summer Country," the RITA Award-winning Pink Carnation series, and four novels co-written with Beatriz Williams and Karen White....

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Cradles of the Reich
A Novel
Jennifer Coburn
Fiction / Literature
Sourcebooks, Incorporated
January 2022
ISBN 9781728250748
320 pages
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When We Had Wings
Kristina McMorris, Susan Meissner
Fiction / Literature
Harper Muse
October 2022
ISBN 9780785253341
432 pages

Band of Sisters
A Novel
Lauren Willig
Fiction / Literature
HarperCollins Publishers
March 2022
ISBN 9780062986160
544 pages