I read and loved this book, the latest in the series set in pre-war Berlin and Paris and featuring Clara Vine, and reviewed it for Shiny New Books, the latest edition of which is out now. Here is part of my review:
"The all pervading sense of tension and fear in Berlin at this time seeps through the pages: watching everything you say or do, choosing your friends and acquaintances carefully in case you fall foul of the ever-watchful party officials. Life is bleak and expressed in shades of grey and shadows and rain and dark corners. It makes for gripping and nerve-wracking reading.
The febrile atmosphere coming from the Chancellery transmitted itself to passing pedestrians, who glanced across apprehensively as they passed by. Even the breeze seemed nervous, chivvying the leaves along the gutters ….."
Please do check out my full review of this terrific title by clicking on the link below. There is also a link to an interview with the author:
And if you wish to read my thoughts on the two titles prior to this one, then here they are:
Your enjoyment of these books, which I fully expect to be great, will be enhanced if you read them in order.
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