Welcome to The 1940s Experience where living historian and author Cat T. Gardiner

travels with you to wartime America and beyond in her evocative, WWII-era epic novels.

Cat's debut novel, A Moment Forever, was a 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Award Romance Finalist.

She is currently working on a two-volume Flying with the Swallows adventure:

The Lisbon Affair, Volume I and Rendezvous in Berlin, Volume II.


Between writing and WWII home front re-enacting, Cat takes her readers on a forties journey here at

The 1940s Experience blog and gallery.