By My Side is a gripping romance set in The Netherlands during the Second World War. Set in The Netherlands during the Second World War, Katrien meets Jan when she sees him standing up to a group of German soldiers. As she gets to know him she discovers that he is a Jew and that he must keep his identity secret if he is to survive the Occupation. But how much longer can he evade the Germans and how much longer can they continue to meet in secret? The world can be ending around you, but if you're in love nothing else matters...