CATE M. RUANE spent years working as a copywriter and art director at advertising agencies in New York City and San Francisco. Born and raised on Long Island, she now lives in Asheville, N.C.

She is the author of Telegram For Mrs. Mooney, and she has added three more books to the WWII series: Message For Hitler, Letter Via Paris and Ticket to Manhattan. Some days she wakes up thinking it’s 1943.