During World War II, when a young French-speaking German soldier is sent to Paris to interpret for the Gestapo during interrogations of Resistance members, a job that makes him turn his head away, he falls into the habit of dressing in civilian clothes, calling himself Antoine and mingling with the Parisiens during his off-hours. He falls in love with a young French woman, then realizes that she is part of the Resistance and that she may (or may not) know that he is a German soldier. Now he can trust no one, and when he is pulled into an ill-fated Resistance effort he ends up being interrogated by the same ss officer that he used to work for. This deftly written, suspenseful tale by Michael Wallner is called April in Paris (translated by John Cullen; Doubleday). World War II may be long over, but the shifting alliances and desperate situations in this story are still relevant today.