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The Secretary

Catherine Hokin

Category: Drama

Down a secluded path, hidden by overgrown vines, a crumbling villa echoes with memories. Of the family who laughed there, until the Nazis tore them from their home. And of the next woman to walk its empty rooms, whose courage in the face of evil could alter the course of history…

Down a secluded path a crumbling villa echoes with memories. Of the family who laughed there, until the Nazis stole their home. And of the next woman to walk its empty rooms, whose courage in the face of evil could alter the course of history…

Germany 1940. As secretary to the leader of the SS, Magda spends her days sending party invitations to high-ranking Nazis, and her evenings distributing pamphlets for the resistance. Magda is leading a dangerous double life, smuggling secrets out of the office. It’s a deadly game, and exposure is a certainty…

Germany 1989. Nina leaves a Stasi prison for an uncertain future carrying a scribbled address for The Tower House, a relic of her grandmother’s past that she is determined to find. When she does, she opens the door to secrets that will change her family’s lives forever.

A poignant novel about bravery, loss and redemption during the Second World War.

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