"A disturbing, powerful and beautifully written novel based on shockingly real events." Christy Lefteri, author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo
International bestseller, inspired by the powerful true story of Margot Wölk, this is a heartbreaking and gripping historical novel.
East Prussia, 1943. Hitler hides away in the Wolfsshanze – his hidden headquarters. The tide is turning in the war and his enemies circle ever closer. Ten women are chosen. Ten women to taste his food and protect him from poison. Twenty-six-year-old Rosa has lost everything to this war. Her parents are dead. Her husband is fighting on the front line. Alone and scared, she faces the SS with nothing but the knowledge every bite might be her last. Caught on the wrong side of history, how far is Rosa willing to go to survive?