Catherine Dessin is fifteen and still at convent school when the Germans enter Paris in 1940. Her parents are patriots and she is taught to hate the enemy, but two years later she falls in love with Klaus, a married German officer.
Rejected by her family, quietly ignored by friends, Catherine bas to cope with the unforgiving aftermath of liberation, while Klaus, too, struggles with his own conflict of loyalties. An Act of Treachery is the story of a tragic love affair set against the dramatic backdrop of
the Second World War.