The Winter Garden by Jane Thynne
Post date: Jan 11, 2016 11:11:41 AM
Audrey enjoyed this book, which can be found on the shelves, or reserved at, Low Fell Library.
Berlin, 1937. The city radiates glamour and ambition. But danger lurks in every shadow...
Anna Hansen, a bride-to-be, is a pupil at one of Hitler's notorious Nazi Bride Schools, where young women are schooled in the art of being an SS officer's wife. Then, one night, she is brutally murdered and left in the gardens of the school. Her death will be hushed up and her life forgotten.
Clara Vine is an actress at Berlin's famous Ufa studios by day and an undercover British Intelligence agent by night. She knew Anna and is disturbed by news of her death. Clara cannot understand why someone would want to cover it up, but she soon discovers that Anna's murder is linked to a far more ominous secret.
With the newly abdicated Edward VIII and his wife Wallis set to arrive in Berlin, and the Mitford sisters dazzling on the social scene, Clara must work in the darkness to find the truth and send it back to London. It is a dangerous path she treads, and it will take everything she has to survive...