The New York Times No.1 bestseller delivers 'a scorching read' (John Grisham). One of the great unsolved mysteries of World War II is - to some people - a secret worth killing for... The greatest remaining mystery of World War II will be solved... West Berlin, 1987: Spandau Prison is being torn down. Amongst the rubble, the diary of enigmatic Nazi Rudolph Hess is found, and the secrets it reveals plunge the world into chaos. The Spandau Diary- what was in it? Why did the secret intelligence agencies of every major power want it? Why was a brave and beautiful woman kidnapped and assaulted to get to it? And why did a chain of deception and violent death lash out across the globe, from survivors of the Nazi past to warriors in the new conflict now about to explode?