The Seventh Secret Author:Irving Wallace Every week a tall, attractive, older woman named Evelyn Hoffmann makes her regular visit to the bustling downtown district of West Berlin. If one looked closely one might detect that she bears an uncanny resemblance to Eva Braun. — But how can that be? Eva Braun was supposed to have committed suicide with her husband Adolf Hitler in the undergro... more »und depths of the Fuherbunker forty years ago. Could Eva Braun possibly still be alive and was Hitler really dead when the Soviet army surrounded his hidden bunker?
Thus, in Irving Wallace's new and most suspensful novel, begins the search into one of the great mysteries of modern times-and the attempt to solve the mystery by young Emily Ashcroft, a beautiful Oxford historian, and the diverse group of people who become dangerously involved with her.
Weeks earlier, Emily's father, Sir Harison Ashcroft, writing the definitive biography of Der Fuher, had come to Berlin to learn if Hitler and Braun had really died there or lived on, as he suspected, to survive into the present day. When Sir Harrison is killed in a freakish hit-and-run accident that appears to have been murder, Emily goes to Berlin to unravel the mystery her father had been pursuing.
In Berlin, Emily's path crosses those of a compelling cast of characters: Rex Foster, the Los Angeles architect who discovers a provcative missing blue-print; Nicholas Kirvov, the Leningrad museum curator who acquires one of Hitlers undated paintings that raises a startling question; Tovah Levine, the Israeli agent whose hunt for Nazi fugitives becomes more than a routine mission; and Wolfgang Schmidt, the menacing and enigmatic chief of police for West Berlin. In the no-man's-land of the Berlin Wall, each of them will find his or her life changed b the dramatic discovery of the seventh secret.« less