Berlin, 1937. Clara knew Anna Hansen as a dancer and artist''s model in the heady days of the cabaret scene. But Anna left that all behind when she became engaged to an SS officer. Attending one of Hitler''s notorious Bride Schools, she was being groomed as the perfect Nazi wife. When she is found murdered on the school grounds, her death is hushed up, one casualty among many in the lead-up to war. But Clara cannot fathom why Anna''s death would be concealed. Was it simply an embarrassment..
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