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The Taster

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Amid the turbulence of World War II, a young German woman finds a precarious haven closer to the source of danger than she ever imagined - one that will propel her through the extremes of privilege and terror under Hitler's dictatorship.

In early 1943, Magda Ritter's parents send her to relatives in Bavaria, hoping to keep her safe from the Allied bombs strafing Berlin. Young German women are expected to do their duty - working for the Reich or marrying to produce strong, healthy children. After an interview with the civil service, Magda is assigned to the Berghof, Hitler's mountain retreat. Only after weeks of training does she learn her assignment: she will be one of several young women tasting the F├╝hrer's food, offering herself in sacrifice to keep him from being poisoned.

Perched high in the Bavarian Alps, the Berghof seems worlds away from the realities of battle. Though terrified at first, Magda gradually becomes used to her dangerous occupation - though she knows better than to voice her misgivings about the war. But her love for a conspirator within the SS and her growing awareness of the Reich's atrocities draw Magda into a plot that will test her wits and loyalty in a quest for safety, freedom, and, ultimately, vengeance.

Vividly written and ambitious in scope, The Taster examines the harrowing moral dilemmas of war in an emotional story filled with acts of extraordinary courage.

Product Specifications

Author
V. S. Alexander
Binding
Audible Audiobook
Creator
  • Carol Monda
  • Blackstone Audio
Format
Unabridged
IsAdultProduct
0
Label
Blackstone Audio
Languages
  • English Original Language
Manufacturer
Blackstone Audio
ProductGroup
Audible
ProductTypeName
DOWNLOADABLE_AUDIO
PublicationDate
2018-01-30
Publisher
Blackstone Audio
ReleaseDate
2018-01-30
RunningTime
718
Studio
Blackstone Audio
Title
The Taster
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