Advance Praise for Our Darkest Night

I was so honored to receive these words of praise for Our Darkest Night from some of my favorite writers – read on for a sampling (no spoilers, I promise):

“With stunningly intense and intimate prose, Jennifer Robson shines a light on the lesser-known fate of Italian Jews during World War II. By weaving the stories of those who were persecuted with those who tried to save them, Robson has penned an extraordinary tale of family sacrifice, resilience, and love.” – Lynda Cohen Loigman, bestelling author of The Two-Family House and The Wartime Sisters

“Heartbreaking and heartfelt, Jennifer Robson’s new novel is her best yet. With powerful prose and vivid characters, this unflinching novel shows not only the horrors of war, but the unshakeable power of love against hate. A must read.” – Bryn Turnbull, bestselling author of The Woman Before Wallis

“A stunning work into which Jennifer Robson lovingly poured her heart. Our Darkest Night is filled with a message of hope that the world needs right now. A story that is both haunting and beautiful.” — Kaia Alderson, acclaimed author of Sisters in Arms.

“Jennifer Robson’s latest novel, Our Darkest  Night, is a hauntingly beautiful story of love and survival. The characters, and their journey through war and back to love and peace, will stay with the reader long after the final page has been turned. The story is rich with detail, the writing is moving and atmospheric.  I couldn’t put it down.” – Jeanne Mackin, acclaimed author of The Last Collection

“This novel is set during a brutal time in history, but Jennifer Robson’s superb storytelling balances heartrending events with hope and humanity for a moving story of courage, integrity, and love amidst danger. Impossible to put down, this is her best book yet.” – Janie Chang, bestselling author of The Library of Legends

“Jennifer Robson pens a tale of devastating simplicity and poignant sweetness, superbly grounded in the horrors of fascist Italy. A Jewish medical student escapes deportation by trading her native Venice for rural farm life, posing as the Catholic wife of a priest-in-training turned resistance fighter–but at what cost to her faith, her unwitting new family, and the man she is coming to love? Our Darkest Night is tense and touching, sure to delight Robson’s many fans and new readers alike.” – Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Huntress

“An engrossing and memorable story, Our Darkest Night is a reminder that even in the darkest of times, we must open the door to courage and hope. Jennifer Robson is a master storyteller who will sweep you away with this wartime tale of the importance of family and above all, the enduring power of love.” – Stephanie Marie Thornton, USA Today bestselling author of And They Called It Camelot

“A powerful, emotional, and unflinching story of love, sacrifice, and resilience during one of history’s darkest moments, Jennifer Robson’s Our Darkest Night is historical fiction at its finest. Robson’s beautiful prose evokes a visceral reaction as she creates memorable, extraordinary characters in a richly detailed setting that comes alive for the reader.” – Chanel Cleeton, New York Times bestselling author of Next Year in Havana

“Our Darkest Night by Jennifer Robson is a profoundly moving story of ordinary people who show extraordinary courage in their fight against the evil and devastation of World War II Italy. With nuanced characters and beautiful, evocative prose, Robson weaves a compelling tale of bravery, perseverance, and the immeasurable power of love in the face of adversity. Haunting and inspiring, heartbreaking and hopeful, this novel is unforgettable” – Kristin Beck, acclaimed author of Courage, My Love

“Our Darkest Night is a rich, atmospheric Italian journey of survival from an ancient city to the rustic countryside to the concentration camps. With poignant precision, Robson tugs at the heartstrings, demonstrating that the strength of family bonds goes well beyond blood in this beautiful tale of love, survival, and triumph.”  – Stephanie Dray, New York Times bestselling author of America’s First Daughter

“Equal parts romantic and devastating, violent and tender, Robson’s latest held me in thrall from the first pages. Nico and Nina’s story movingly portrays our deepest humanity and darkest nightmares, and the world-changing power of the families we chose.” – Kerri Maher, author of The Kennedy Debutante and The Girl in White Gloves