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Daniel Silva - Author

About the Author

Daniel Silva is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Moscow Rules and ten other novels. Best known for his spy thrillers starring art restorer and sometime assassin Gabriel Allon, Silva's books are international bestsellers that are published in more than 25 different languages.


Silva began his career in journalism working for United Press International where he worked as Chief Middle East Correspondent based in Cairo. He traveled extensively in the region and covered the Iran-Iraq war, terrorism and political conflicts. On assignment in the Persian Gulf, he met his wife, Jamie Gangel, National Correspondent for NBC's Today Show. The two were married in 1988, and Silva returned to Washington and went to work for CNN as executive producer of its Washington-based public affairs programming, including such popular broadcasts as Crossfire, The Capital Gang, Late Edition, Evans & Novak and Inside Politics Weekend.

In 1994, Silva began work on The Unlikely Spy, his first novel, which went on to be a surprise bestseller and gain critical acclaim. Since then, he has written The Mark of the Assassin (1998), The Marching Season (1999), The Kill Artist (2000), The English Assassin (2002), The Confessor (2003), Death in Vienna (2004) and Prince of Fire (2005), The Messenger (2006), The Secret Servant (2007), Moscow Rules (2008), and The Defector (2009).

Silva and his wife live in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington DC with their twins Lily and Nicholas.

Featured books by Daniel Silva

The English Spy

The English Spy

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/06/2016

No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another stunning thriller in his latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue featuring the inimitable Gabriel Allon. She is an iconic member of the British Royal Family, beloved for her beauty and charitable works, resented by her former husband and his mother, the Queen of England. When a bomb explodes aboard her holiday yacht, British intelligence turns to one man to track down herkiller: legendary spy and assassin Gabriel Allon. Gabriel's target is Eamon Quinn, a master bomb maker and mercenary of death who sells his services to the highest bidder. Fortunately Gabriel does not pursue him alone; at his side is Christopher Keller, a British commando turned professional assassin who knows Quinn's murderous handiwork all too well. And though Gabriel does not realize it, he is stalking an old enemy-a cabal of evil that wants nothing more than to see him dead. Gabriel will find it necessary to oblige them, for when a man is out for vengeance, death has its distinct advantages...

The English Girl

The English Girl

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Gabriel Allon, master art restorer and assassin, returns in a spellbinding new thriller from No.1 bestselling author Daniel Silva. For all fans of Robert Ludlum. When a beautiful young British woman vanishes on the island of Corsica, a prime minister's career is threatened with destruction. And Gabriel Allon, master art restorer, spy, and assassin, is thrust into a game of shadows where nothing is what it seems ...and where the only thing more dangerous than his enemies might be the truth ...

The Fallen Angel

The Fallen Angel

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/06/2013

Bruised and war-weary following his secret war to bring down a terrorist mastermind, Gabriel Allon returns to his beloved Rome to restore a Caravaggio masterpiece. But early one morning Gabriel is summoned by his friend and occasional ally Monsignor Luigi Donati, the all-powerful private secretary to the Pope. The broken body of a beautiful woman lies beneath Michelangelo's magnificent dome. Donati fears a public inquiry will inflict more wounds on an already-damaged Church so he calls upon Gabriel to use his matchless talents and experience to quietly pursue the truth - was it suicide, or something more sinister? Gabriel discovers that the woman revealed a dangerous secret that threatens powers beyond the Vatican. And an old enemy plots revenge in the shadows, an unthinkable act of sabotage that will plunge the world into a conflict of apocalyptic proportions. Once again Gabriel must return to the ranks of his old intelligence service-and place himself, and those he holds dear, on the razor's edge of danger.

Other books by Daniel Silva

House of Spies

House of Spies

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2018

Gabriel Allon is back and out for revenge From the No.1 New York Times bestselling author of The Black Widow comes the thrilling new blockbuster featuring legendary spy, assassin and art restorer Gabriel Allon. Four months after the deadliest attack on the American homeland since 9/11, terrorists leave a trail of carnage through London's West End. The attack is a brilliant feat of planning and secrecy, except for a single thread. The thread leads legendary spy, art restorer, and assassin Gabriel Allon and his team to the south of France and the doorstep of Jean-Luc Martel and Olivia Watson. A beautiful former fashion model, Olivia pretends not to know that the true source of Martel's enormous wealth is drugs. And Martel, likewise, turns a blind eye to the fact he is doing business with a man whose objective is the very destruction of the West. Together, under Gabriel's skilled hand, they will become an unlikely pair of heroes in the global war on terrorism.

The Other Woman

The Other Woman

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/07/2018

From Daniel Silva, the No.1 New York Times bestselling author, comes a modern masterpiece of espionage, love, and betrayal. She was his best-kept secret ... In an isolated village in the mountains of Andalusia, a mysterious Frenchwoman begins work on a dangerous memoir. It is the story of a man she once loved in the Beirut of old, and a child taken from her in treason's name. The woman is the keeper of the Kremlin's most closely guarded secret. Long ago, the KGB inserted a mole into the heart of the West - a mole who stands on the doorstep of ultimate power. Only one man can unravel the conspiracy: Gabriel Allon, the legendary art restorer and assassin who serves as the chief of Israel's vaunted secret intelligence service. Gabriel has battled the dark forces of the new Russia before, at great personal cost. Now he and the Russians will engage in a final epic showdown, with the fate of the postwar global order hanging in the balance.

Other Woman

Other Woman

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 26/07/2018

From Daniel Silva, the No.1 New York Times bestselling author, comes a modern masterpiece of espionage, love, and betrayal.She was his best-kept secret ...In an isolated village in the mountains of Andalusia, a mysterious Frenchwoman begins work on a dangerous memoir. It is the story of a man she once loved in the Beirut of old, and a child taken from her in treason's name. The woman is the keeper of the Kremlin's most closely guarded secret. Long ago, the KGB inserted a mole into the heart of the West - a mole who stands on the doorstep of ultimate power.Only one man can unravel the conspiracy: Gabriel Allon, the legendary art restorer and assassin who serves as the chief of Israel's vaunted secret intelligence service. Gabriel has battled the dark forces of the new Russia before, at great personal cost. Now he and the Russians will engage in a final epic showdown, with the fate of the postwar global order hanging in the balance.

The Other Woman

The Other Woman

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/07/2018

From Daniel Silva, the No.1 New York Times bestselling author, comes a modern masterpiece of espionage, love, and betrayal. She was his best-kept secret ... In an isolated village in the mountains of Andalusia, a mysterious Frenchwoman begins work on a dangerous memoir. It is the story of a man she once loved in the Beirut of old, and a child taken from her in treason's name. The woman is the keeper of the Kremlin's most closely guarded secret. Long ago, the KGB inserted a mole into the heart of the West - a mole who stands on the doorstep of ultimate power. Only one man can unravel the conspiracy: Gabriel Allon, the legendary art restorer and assassin who serves as the chief of Israel's vaunted secret intelligence service. Gabriel has battled the dark forces of the new Russia before, at great personal cost. Now he and the Russians will engage in a final epic showdown, with the fate of the postwar global order hanging in the balance.

Casa de espias

Casa de espias

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 14/03/2018

Del autor de La viuda negra, numero uno en la lista de los mas vendidos del New York Times, llega un nuevo exito literario protagonizado por Gabriel Allon, espia legendario, asesino profesional y restaurador de arte. La viuda negra, una historia de suspense trepidante y uno de los mayores exitos de Silva, fue una de las novelas mas destacadas de 2016. Ahora, en Casa de espias, Gabriel Allon ha vuelto y esta dispuesto a vengarse, decidido a atrapar al terrorista mas peligroso del mundo, el escurridizo cerebro del ISIS conocido como Saladino.Cuatro meses despues del mayor atentado acaecido en suelo norteamericano desde el 11 de septiembre, los terroristas dejan una estela de muerte en el exclusivo West End londinense. El atentado es una brillante hazana de planificacion llevada a cabo en perfecto secreto, con un unico fallo: un cabo suelto.Ese cabo suelto conducira a Gabriel Allon y a su equipo al sur de Francia, hasta la lujosa mansion de Jean-Luc Martel y Olivia Watson. Olivia, una bella exmodelo britanica, finge no saber que la enorme riqueza de Martel procede del narcotrafico. Y Martel, a su vez, finge ignorar que esta haciendo negocios con un hombre cuyo objetivo es la destruccion de Occidente. Juntos, bajo la habil mano de Gabriel, se convertiran en una improbable pareja de heroes en la lucha global contra el terror.Magnifica. Washington PostUna prosa hipntica. PeopleUn thriller irresistible ( Suele abusarse de la frase "e;autor nmero uno en la lista de best-sellers del New York Times"e;, pero en el caso de Silva esa descripcin se ajusta a la realidad. Booklist

Casa de espioes

Casa de espioes

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2018

Do autor de A viuva negra, numero um da lista dos mais vendidos do The New York Times, eis um novo sucesso literario protagonizado por Gabriel Allon, espiao lendario, assassino profissional e restaurador de arte. Agora, em Casa de espioes, Gabriel Allon esta de volta e disposto a vingar-se, decidido a capturar o terrorista mais perigoso do mundo, o esquivo cerebro do ISIS, mais conhecido como Saladino.Quatro meses depois do maior atentado ocorrido em territorio americano desde o 11 de Setembro, os terroristas deixam um rasto de morte no exclusivo West End londrino. O atentado e fruto de uma brilhante proeza de planificacao levada a cabo no mais rigoroso sigilo, com um unico erro: uma ponta solta.Essa ponta solta conduzira Gabriel Allon e a sua equipa ao sul de Franca, ate a luxuosa mansao de Jean-Luc Martel e Olivia Watson. Olivia, uma bela ex-modelo britanica, finge nao saber que a enorme riqueza de Martel procede do trafico de droga. E Martel, por sua vez, finge ignorar que esta a fazer negocios com um homem cujo objetivo e a destruicao do Ocidente. Juntos, sob a mao habil de Gabriel, converter-se-ao numa improvavel dupla de herois na luta global contra o terror.

House of Spies

House of Spies

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2017

Gabriel Allon is back and out for revenge From the No.1 New York Times bestselling author of The Black Widow comes the thrilling new blockbuster featuring legendary spy, assassin and art restorer Gabriel Allon. Four months after the deadliest attack on the American homeland since 9/11, terrorists leave a trail of carnage through London's West End. The attack is a brilliant feat of planning and secrecy, except for a single thread. The thread leads legendary spy, art restorer, and assassin Gabriel Allon and his team to the south of France and the doorstep of Jean-Luc Martel and Olivia Watson. A beautiful former fashion model, Olivia pretends not to know that the true source of Martel's enormous wealth is drugs. And Martel, likewise, turns a blind eye to the fact he is doing business with a man whose objective is the very destruction of the West. Together, under Gabriel's skilled hand, they will become an unlikely pair of heroes in the global war on terrorism.

The Black Widow

The Black Widow

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/07/2017

No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another stunning thriller in his latest tale of high-stakes international intrigue featuring the inimitable Gabriel Allon. Legendary spy Gabriel Allon is poised to become the chief of Israel's secret intelligence service. But on the eve of his promotion, ISIS detonate a massive bomb in the Marais district of Paris, and a desperate French government wants Gabriel to eliminate the man responsible. They call him Saladin... He is a terrorist mastermind, whose network communicates in total secrecy, leaving Gabriel no choice but to insert an agent into the most dangerous terrorist group the world has ever known. An extraordinary young doctor, she must pose as an ISIS recruit in waiting, a ticking time bomb, a black widow out for blood.

House of Spies

House of Spies

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/07/2017

From the No.1 New York Times bestselling author of The Black Widow comes the thrilling new summer blockbuster featuring legendary spy, assassin and art restorer Gabriel Allon. Legendary spy, assassin, and art restorer Gabriel Allon is back and out for revenge - determined to hunt down the world's most dangerous terrorist, a shadowy ISIS mastermind known only as Saladin. Four months after the deadliest attack on the American homeland since 9/11, terrorists leave a trail of carnage through London's West End. The attack is a brilliant feat of planning and secrecy, but with one loose thread: the French-Moroccan street criminal and ISIS operative who supplied the combat assault rifles. The thread leads Gabriel Allon and his team to the south of France and to the doorstep of Jean-Luc Martel and Olivia Watson. A beautiful former fashion model, Olivia pretends not to know that the true source of Martel's enormous wealth is drugs. And Martel, likewise, turns a blind eye to the fact he is doing business with a man whose objective is the very destruction of the West. Together, under Gabriel's skilled hand, they will become an unlikely pair of heroes in the global war on terror.

House of Spies

House of Spies

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/07/2017

From the No.1 New York Times bestselling author of The Black Widow comes the thrilling new summer blockbuster featuring legendary spy, assassin and art restorer Gabriel Allon. Legendary spy, assassin, and art restorer Gabriel Allon is back and out for revenge - determined to hunt down the world's most dangerous terrorist, a shadowy ISIS mastermind known only as Saladin. Four months after the deadliest attack on the American homeland since 9/11, terrorists leave a trail of carnage through London's West End. The attack is a brilliant feat of planning and secrecy, but with one loose thread: the French-Moroccan street criminal and ISIS operative who supplied the combat assault rifles. The thread leads Gabriel Allon and his team to the south of France and to the doorstep of Jean-Luc Martel and Olivia Watson. A beautiful former fashion model, Olivia pretends not to know that the true source of Martel's enormous wealth is drugs. And Martel, likewise, turns a blind eye to the fact he is doing business with a man whose objective is the very destruction of the West. Together, under Gabriel's skilled hand, they will become an unlikely pair of heroes in the global war on terror.

House Of Spies

House Of Spies

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 13/07/2017

Legendary spy, assassin, and art restorer Gabriel Allon is back and out for revenge determined to hunt down the world's most dangerous terrorist, a shadowy ISIS mastermind known only as Saladin. Four months after the deadliest attack on the American homeland since 9/11, terrorists leave a trail of carnage through London's West End. The attack is a brilliant feat of planning and secrecy, but with one loose thread: the French-Moroccan street criminal and ISIS operative who supplied the combat assault rifles. The thread leads Gabriel Allon and his team to the south of France and to the doorstep of Jean-Luc Martel and Olivia Watson. A beautiful former fashion model, Olivia pretends not to know that the true source of Martel's enormous wealth is drugs. And Martel, likewise, turns a blind eye to the fact he is doing business with a man whose objective is the very destruction of the West. Together, under Gabriel's skilled hand, they will become an unlikely pair of heroes in the global war on terror.

House of Spies

House of Spies

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 11/07/2017

From the #1 NYT bestselling author ofThe Black Widowcomes the thrilling newsummerblockbuster featuring legendary spy, assassin and art restorer Gabriel Allon.A heart-stopping tale of suspense, Daniel Silvas runaway bestseller,The Black Widow, was one of 2016s biggest novels. Now, inHouse of Spies,Gabriel Allon is back and out for revenge determined to hunt down the worlds most dangerous terrorist, a shadowy ISIS mastermind known only as Saladin.Four months after the deadliest attack on the American homeland since 9/11, terrorists leave a trail of carnage through Londons glittering West End.The attack is a brilliant feat of planning and secrecy, but with one loose thread.The thread leads Gabriel Allon and his team of operatives to the south of France and to the gilded doorstep of Jean-Luc Martel and Olivia Watson. A beautiful former British fashion model, Olivia pretends not to know that the true source of Martels enormous wealth is drugs. And Martel, likewise, turns a blind eye to the fact he is doing business with a man whose objective is the very destruction of the West. Together, under Gabriels skilled hand, they will become an unlikely pair of heroes in the global war on terrorism.Written in seductive and elegant prose, the story moves swiftly from the glamour of Saint-Tropez to the grit of Casablanca and, finally, to an electrifying climax that will leave readers breathless long after they turn the final page.ButHouse of Spiesis more than just riveting entertainment; it is a dazzling tale of avarice and redemption, set against the backdrop of the great conflict of our times. And it will prove once again why Daniel Silva is quite simply the best (Kansas City Star).

viuva negra

viuva negra

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 08/03/2017

O lendario espiao e restaurador de arte Gabriel Allon esta prestes a tornar-se chefe dos servicos secretos israelitas. Porem, em vesperas da promocao, os acontecimentos parecem confabular para o atrair para uma ultima operacao no terreno. O ISIS fez explodir uma enorme bomba no distrito do Marais, em Paris, e um governo frances desesperado quer que Gabriel elimine o homem responsavel antes que este ataque novamente.Chamam-lhe Saladino...E um cerebro terrorista cuja ambicao e tao grandiosa quanto o seu nome de guerra, um homem tao esquivo que nem a sua nacionalidade e conhecida. Escudada por um sofisticado software de encriptacao, a sua rede comunica em total segredo, mantendo o Ocidente as escuras quanto aos seus planos e nao deixando outra opcao a Gabriel senao infiltrar uma agente no mais perigoso grupo terrorista que o mundo algum dia conheceu. Trata-se de uma extraordinaria jovem medica, tao corajosa quanto bonita. As ordens de Gabriel, far-se-a passar por uma recruta do ISIS a espera do momento de agir, uma bomba-relogio, uma viuva negra sedenta de sangue.Uma arriscada missao leva-la-a dos agitados suburbios de Paris a ilha de Santorini e ao brutal mundo do novo califado do Estado Islamico e, eventualmente, ate Washington, onde o implacavel Saladino planeia uma noite apocaliptica de terror que alterara o curso da historia.

La viuda negra

La viuda negra

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 08/03/2017

Una red terrorista.Una telarana de enganos y mentiras.Un juego letal cuyo objetivo es la venganza.Gabriel Allon esta a punto de convertirse en jefe del servicio secreto israeli, pero en visperas de su ascenso los acontecimientos se confabulan para que el legendario espia y restaurador de arte acepte una ultima mision. El ISIS ha hecho estallar una devastadora bomba en el distrito parisino de Le Marais y el gobierno frances, desesperado, quiere que Gabriel elimine al responsable antes de que ataque de nuevo.Le apodan Saladino, y es una mente criminal de ambiciones tan grandiosas como su sobrenombre: un individuo tan esquivo que incluso su nacionalidad se desconoce. Gabriel no tiene otra alternativa que introducir a un agente en el grupo terrorista mas peligroso que haya conocido el mundo. Natalie Mizrahi es una joven doctora tan valiente como hermosa. A peticion de Gabriel, se hara pasar por miembro del ISIS a la espera de que llegue el momento de actuar, convirtiendose asi en una bomba de relojeria con el cronometro en marcha, en una viuda negra sedienta de sangre.Su peligrosa mision la llevara desde los apacibles barrios residenciales de Paris a la isla de Santorini, y del mundo brutal del califato del Estado Islamico a Washington, donde el implacable Saladino prepara una apocaliptica noche de terror que alterara el curso de la historia. La viuda negra es un thriller apasionante y de absoluta actualidad, pero tambien es un viaje de descubrimiento hacia el nuevo corazon de las tinieblas, que permanecera en la memoria de los lectores mucho despues de que hayan pasado la ultima pagina.

The Black Widow

The Black Widow

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2017

No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another stunning thriller in his latest tale of high-stakes international intrigue featuring the inimitable Gabriel Allon. Legendary spy Gabriel Allon is poised to become the chief of Israel's secret intelligence service. But on the eve of his promotion, ISIS detonate a massive bomb in the Marais district of Paris, and a desperate French government wants Gabriel to eliminate the man responsible. They call him Saladin... He is a terrorist mastermind, whose network communicates in total secrecy, leaving Gabriel no choice but to insert an agent into the most dangerous terrorist group the world has ever known. An extraordinary young doctor, she must pose as an ISIS recruit in waiting, a ticking time bomb, a black widow out for blood.

Black Widow

Black Widow

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 14/07/2016

No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another stunning thriller in his latest tale of high-stakes international intrigue featuring the inimitable Gabriel Allon. One of AudioFile Magazine's Best Audiobooks of 2016. Legendary spy Gabriel Allon is poised to become the chief of Israel's secret intelligence service. But on the eve of his promotion, ISIS detonate a massive bomb in the Marais district of Paris, and a desperate French government wants Gabriel to eliminate the man responsible. They call him Saladin... He is a terrorist mastermind, whose network communicates in total secrecy, leaving Gabriel no choice but to insert an agent into the most dangerous terrorist group the world has ever known. An extraordinary young doctor, she must pose as an ISIS recruit in waiting, a ticking time bomb, a black widow out for blood.

The Black Widow

The Black Widow

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/07/2016

No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another stunning thriller in his latest tale of high-stakes international intrigue featuring the inimitable Gabriel Allon. Legendary spy and art restorer Gabriel Allon is poised to become the chief of Israel's secret intelligence service. But on the eve of his promotion, events conspire to lure him into the field for one final operation. ISIS has detonated a massive bomb in the Marais district of Paris, and a desperate French government wants Gabriel to eliminate the man responsible before he can strike again. They call him Saladin ... He is a terrorist mastermind whose ambition is as grandiose as his nom de guerre, a man so elusive that even his nationality is not known. Shielded by sophisticated encryption software, his network communicates in total secrecy, leaving the West blind to his planning - and leaving Gabriel no choice but to insert an agent into the most dangerous terrorist group the world has ever known. She is an extraordinary young doctor as brave as she is beautiful. At Gabriel's behest, she will pose as an ISIS recruit in waiting, a ticking time bomb, a black widow out for blood.

The English Spy

The English Spy

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/06/2016

No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another stunning thriller in his latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue featuring the inimitable Gabriel Allon. She is an iconic member of the British Royal Family, beloved for her beauty and charitable works, resented by her former husband and his mother, the Queen of England. When a bomb explodes aboard her holiday yacht, British intelligence turns to one man to track down herkiller: legendary spy and assassin Gabriel Allon. Gabriel's target is Eamon Quinn, a master bomb maker and mercenary of death who sells his services to the highest bidder. Fortunately Gabriel does not pursue him alone; at his side is Christopher Keller, a British commando turned professional assassin who knows Quinn's murderous handiwork all too well. And though Gabriel does not realize it, he is stalking an old enemy-a cabal of evil that wants nothing more than to see him dead. Gabriel will find it necessary to oblige them, for when a man is out for vengeance, death has its distinct advantages...

El espia ingles

El espia ingles

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2016

Tumbada sin la parte de arriba del bikini en la cubierta de proa, con una copa en la mano, su piel impecable tostandose al sol, estaba la mujer mas famosa del mundo. Y una cubierta mas abajo, preparando un aperitivo de tartar de atun, pina y pepino, estaba el hombre que iba a matarla.Ella es un icono de la familia real britanica, amada por su belleza y su labor humanitaria y detestada por su exmarido y su exsuegra, la reina de Inglaterra. Cuando estalla una bomba a bordo del yate donde pasa sus vacaciones, los servicios de inteligencia britanicos recurren a un extranjero, el legendario espia y asesino profesional Gabriel Allon, para seguir la pista del autor material del atentado.El objetivo de Gabriel es Eamon Quinn, experto en fabricacion de explosivos y sicario al servicio del mejor postor. Quinn es un hombre esquivo, un habitante de las sombras, pero por suerte Gabriel no parte solo en su persecucion. Cuenta con la ayuda del britanico Christopher Keller, un exmilitar de elite convertido en asesino profesional que conoce de primera mano la mortifera eficacia de Quinn.El espia ingles transita a la velocidad de la luz entre la suntuosa isla de Saint Barthelemy y los barrios bajos de Belfast Oeste. Y aunque en principio no se de cuenta, Allon va detras de un antiguo enemigo: una siniestra camarilla de hombres poderosos a los que nada les gustaria mas que eliminarlo de una vez por todas. Gabriel decidira complacerles: porque, cuando un hombre busca venganza, estar muerto tiene sus ventajas.Llena de giros trepidantes, El espia ingles mantiene al lector hechizado desde sus primeros pasajes hasta su espectacular conclusion. Es un recordatorio oportuno de que hay en el mundo hombres que no se detienen ante nada para conseguir su objetivo, y demuestra una vez mas por que Daniel Silva es considerado el mejor escritor de novelas de espionaje de su generacion._____________Daniel Silva, nmero uno de la lista de bestsellers del New York Times, es el galardonado autor de Juego de espejos, El confesor, El hombre de Viena, Las reglas del juego y La chica inglesa.Su tono reflexivo y su capacidad para mantener la intriga desde la primera a la ltima pgina convierten sus novelas de espionaje en clsicos de un gnero que deambula como un zombie desde que John Le Carr, Robert Ludlum y Frederick Forsyth se jubilaron. Silva es lo mejor que le ha pasado al gnero de intriga internacional desde entonces.Lluis Fernndez, La RaznLa trama, muy ingeniosa, combina elementos del IRA con etarras y especialistas en perpetrar atentados en Oriente Medio.Juan Bolea, El Peridico de AragnLlena de giros, la novela mantiene al lector enganchado desde sus primeros pasajes hasta su conclusin. Es un recordatorio oportuno de que hay en el mundo hombres que no se detienen ante nada para conseguir su objetivo, y demuestra una vez ms por qu Daniel Silva es considerado uno de los mejores escritores de novelas de espionaje.CulturamasLa novela de espas de este ao.Juan Carlos Galindo, Elemental, El PasSilva domina como pocos la construccin de tramas enrevesadas, construye personajes cargados de matices (sus malos suelen ser buensimos), dialoga con la habilidad de un Ian Fleming, reflexiona sobre las tinieblas del mundo y, sin llegar a las florituras de un Le Carr, trabaja el estilo mucho ms que Frederick Forsyth o Tom Clancy, sobre todo en las descripciones de ambiente.La Nueva Espaa

O espiao ingles

O espiao ingles

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2016

Estendida no conves da proa, em topless e com uma bebida na mao, a pele impecavel a torrar sob o sol escaldante, estava a mulher mais famosa do mundo. E um conves mais abaixo, a preparar um aperitivo de tartaro de atum, pepino e ananas, estava o homem que a ia matar.Ela e um icone da familia real britanica, amada tanto pela beleza como pela sua atividade humanitaria e detestada pelo ex-marido e pela rainha de Inglaterra, sua ex-sogra. Quando uma bomba rebenta a bordo do iate onde passa as ferias, os servicos de inteligencia britanicos recorrem a um estrangeiro, o lendario espiao e assassino profissional Gabriel Allon, para seguir a pista do autor material do atentado.O objetivo de Gabriel recai em Eamon Quinn, perito no fabrico de explosivos e sicario ao servico do melhor licitador. Quinn e um homem esquivo, um habitante das sombras ("e;um sussurro numa capela na penumbra, um fio solto na bainha de uma vestimenta descartada"e;), mas por sorte Gabriel nao esta sozinho no seu encalco. Conta com a ajuda do britanico Christopher Keller, um antigo militar de elite convertido em assassino profissional, conhecedor em primeira mao da eficacia mortifera de Quinn.Repleto de reviravoltas trepidantes, O Espiao Ingles mantem o leitor enfeiticado desde as primeiras passagens ate ao espetacular desfecho.

English Spy

English Spy

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 14/07/2015

No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another stunning thriller in his latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue featuring the inimitable Gabriel Allon. She is an iconic member of the British Royal Family, beloved for her beauty and charitable works, resented by her former husband and his mother, the Queen of England. When a bomb explodes aboard her holiday yacht, British intelligence turns to one man to track down herkiller: legendary spy and assassin Gabriel Allon. Gabriel's target is Eamon Quinn, a master bomb maker and mercenary of death who sells his services to the highest bidder. Fortunately Gabriel does not pursue him alone; at his side is Christopher Keller, a British commando turned professional assassin who knows Quinn's murderous handiwork all too well. And though Gabriel does not realize it, he is stalking an old enemy-a cabal of evil that wants nothing more than to see him dead. Gabriel will find it necessary to oblige them, for when a man is out for vengeance, death has its distinct advantages....

Daniel Silva 2-Book Thriller Collection: Portrait of a Spy, The Fallen Angel

Daniel Silva 2-Book Thriller Collection: Portrait of a Spy, The Fallen Angel

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 07/05/2015

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva comes a two-book collection featuring art restorer and spy, Gabriel Allon - includes PORTRAIT OF A SPY and THE FALLEN ANGEL.PORTRAIT OF A SPY:Europe is exploding. And one man must find out why.For Gabriel Allon and his wife Chiara, it was supposed to be the start of a romantic weekend in London. But nothing is ever that simple when you're an off-duty spy and assassin.Bombings in Paris and Copenhagen have put him on edge and when Gabriel notices a man exhibiting several traits common to suicide bombers, he follows him into the Covent Garden throng. He's determined to prevent the carnage he fears is about to take place, but before Gabriel can draw his sidearm, he is knocked to the pavement by two plain-clothes police officers.A moment later he looks up to find a scene from his nightmares.From the streets of New York and London, to the unforgiving landscape of the Saudi desert, Gabriel Allon is in a race to the death against a calculating mass-murderer that he dare not lose...THE FALLEN ANGEL:Bruised and war-weary following his secret war to bring down a terrorist mastermind, Gabriel Allon returns to his beloved Rome to restore a Caravaggio masterpiece.But early one morning Gabriel is summoned by his friend and occasional ally Monsignor Luigi Donati, the all-powerful private secretary to the Pope. The broken body of a beautiful woman lies beneath Michelangelo's magnificent dome. Donati fears a public inquiry will inflict more wounds on an already-damaged Church so he calls upon Gabriel to use his matchless talents and experience to quietly pursue the truth - was it suicide, or something more sinister?Gabriel discovers that the woman revealed a dangerous secret that threatens powers beyond the Vatican. And an old enemy plots revenge in the shadows, an unthinkable act of sabotage that will plunge the world into a conflict of apocalyptic proportions. Once again Gabriel must return to the ranks of his old intelligence service-and place himself, and those he holds dear, on the razor's edge of danger.

The Heist

The Heist

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/01/2015

Gabriel Allon, master art restorer and assassin, returns in a spellbinding new thriller from No.1 bestselling author Daniel Silva. For all fans of Robert Ludlum. Gabriel Allon - art restorer and legendary spy - is in Venice when he receives an urgent call from the Italian police. The art dealer Justin Isherwood has stumbled upon a chilling murder scene, and is being held as a suspect. The dead man is a fallen spy with a secret - a trafficker in stolen artwork, sold to a mysterious collector. To save his friend, Gabriel must track down the world's most iconic missing painting: Caravaggio's Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence. Gabriel's mission takes him on exhilarating hunt from Marseilles and Corsica, to Paris and Geneva, and, finally, to a private bank in Austria, where a dangerous man stands guard over the ill-gotten wealth of one of the world's most brutal dictators...

The Heist

The Heist

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/01/2015

Gabriel Allon, master art restorer and assassin, returns in a spellbinding new thriller from No.1 bestselling author Daniel Silva. For all fans of Robert Ludlum. Sometimes the best way to find a stolen masterpiece is to steal another one... Legendary spy and art restorer Gabriel Allon is in Venice repairing an altarpiece by Veronese when he receives an urgent summons from the Italian police. The art dealer Julian Isherwood has stumbled upon a chilling murder scene in Lake Como, and is being held as a suspect. To save his friend, Gabriel must perform one simple task: find the most famous missing painting in the world. The dead man is a fallen British spy with a secret: he's been trafficking in stolen artworks and selling them to a mysterious collector. Among those paintings is the world's most iconic missing masterpiece: Caravaggio's glorious Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence. Gabriel embarks on a daring gambit to recover the Caravaggio that will take him on an exhilarating hunt-from Paris and London to Marseilles and Corsica, and finally, to a small private bank in Austria. Straddling the worlds of art and espionage, THE HEIST is a page-turning tale of intrigue, populated by a remarkable cast of spies, killers and thieves.

Heist

Heist

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 17/07/2014

Gabriel Allon, master art restorer and assassin, returns in a spellbinding new thriller from No.1 bestselling author Daniel Silva. For all fans of Robert Ludlum. Sometimes the best way to find a stolen masterpiece is to steal another one... Legendary spy and art restorer Gabriel Allon is in Venice repairing an altarpiece by Veronese when he receives an urgent summons from the Italian police. The art dealer Julian Isherwood has stumbled upon a chilling murder scene in Lake Como, and is being held as a suspect. To save his friend, Gabriel must perform one simple task: find the most famous missing painting in the world. The dead man is a fallen British spy with a secret: he's been trafficking in stolen artworks and selling them to a mysterious collector. Among those paintings is the world's most iconic missing masterpiece: Caravaggio's glorious Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence. Gabriel embarks on a daring gambit to recover the Caravaggio that will take him on an exhilarating hunt-from Paris and London to Marseilles and Corsica, and finally, to a small private bank in Austria. Straddling the worlds of art and espionage, THE HEIST is a page-turning tale of intrigue, populated by a remarkable cast of spies, killers and thieves.

The Heist

The Heist

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/07/2014

Gabriel Allon, master art restorer and assassin, returns in a spellbinding new thriller from No.1 bestselling author Daniel Silva. For all fans of Robert Ludlum. Gabriel Allon - art restorer and legendary spy - is in Venice when he receives an urgent call from the Italian police. The art dealer Justin Isherwood has stumbled upon a chilling murder scene, and is being held as a suspect. The dead man is a fallen spy with a secret - a trafficker in stolen artwork, sold to a mysterious collector. To save his friend, Gabriel must track down the world's most iconic missing painting: Caravaggio's Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence. Gabriel's mission takes him on exhilarating hunt from Marseilles and Corsica, to Paris and Geneva, and, finally, to a private bank in Austria, where a dangerous man stands guard over the ill-gotten wealth of one of the world's most brutal dictators...

Daniel Silva's Gabriel Allon Collection, Books 11 - 13

Daniel Silva's Gabriel Allon Collection, Books 11 - 13

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 08/07/2014

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva come books 11-13 in his beloved Gabriel Allon series: Portrait of a Spy, The Fallen Angel, and The English Girl.

The English Girl

The English Girl

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/07/2014

Gabriel Allon, master art restorer and assassin, returns in a spellbinding new thriller from No.1 bestselling author Daniel Silva. For all fans of Robert Ludlum. When a beautiful young British woman vanishes on the island of Corsica, a prime minister's career is threatened with destruction. And Gabriel Allon, master art restorer, spy, and assassin, is thrust into a game of shadows where nothing is what it seems ...and where the only thing more dangerous than his enemies might be the truth ...

English Girl

English Girl

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 16/07/2013

Gabriel Allon, master art restorer and assassin, returns in a spellbinding new thriller from No.1 bestselling author Daniel Silva. For all fans of Robert Ludlum.When a beautiful young British woman vanishes on the island of Corsica, a prime minister's career is threatened with destruction. And Gabriel Allon, master art restorer, spy, and assassin, is thrust into a game of shadows where nothing is what it seems ... and where the only thing more dangerous than his enemies might be the truth ...

English Girl

English Girl

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 16/07/2013

Madeline Hart is a rising star in British government: beautiful, intelligent, driven to succeed by an impoverished childhood. But she also has a dark secret. She is the lover of the Prime Minister, Jonathan Lancaster. When she disappears on the island of Corsica, it's clear her kidnappers know about the affair and intend to make the PM pay dearly for his sins. Fearful of scandal that will destroy his career, Lancaster decides to handle the matter privately, and not involve the police.Enter Gabriel Allonassassin, art restorer and spywho must find Madeline within seven days before she is executed. With the clock ticking, Allon is thrust into a deadly game of shadows in which nothing is what it seemsand where the only thing more dangerous than his enemies is the truth. Gabriel's mission takes him from the criminal underworld of Marseilles, to the stately corridors of power in Londonand, finally, to a pulse-pounding climax in Moscow, a city of secrets and violence where there is a long list of men who want Gabriel dead

The Fallen Angel

The Fallen Angel

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/06/2013

Bruised and war-weary following his secret war to bring down a terrorist mastermind, Gabriel Allon returns to his beloved Rome to restore a Caravaggio masterpiece. But early one morning Gabriel is summoned by his friend and occasional ally Monsignor Luigi Donati, the all-powerful private secretary to the Pope. The broken body of a beautiful woman lies beneath Michelangelo's magnificent dome. Donati fears a public inquiry will inflict more wounds on an already-damaged Church so he calls upon Gabriel to use his matchless talents and experience to quietly pursue the truth - was it suicide, or something more sinister? Gabriel discovers that the woman revealed a dangerous secret that threatens powers beyond the Vatican. And an old enemy plots revenge in the shadows, an unthinkable act of sabotage that will plunge the world into a conflict of apocalyptic proportions. Once again Gabriel must return to the ranks of his old intelligence service-and place himself, and those he holds dear, on the razor's edge of danger.

Der Hintermann

Der Hintermann

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 27/02/2013

Europa wird von islamistischen Selbstmordattentatern heimgesucht. Mossad-Agent Gabriel Allon soll dem amerikanischen Geheimdienst helfen, die Hintermanner der Terroristen zu finden. Denn der von der CIA muhsam aufgebaute Informant Rashid al-Husseini hat bei einem Besuch in Saudi-Arabien uberraschend die Seiten gewechselt. Mit wem genau arbeitet Rashid jetzt zusammen? Wer organisiert die Attentate? Um dies zu ergrunden, soll Gabriel zusammen mit ausgewahlten Experten ein vermeintliches islamistisches Netzwerk aufbauen. Bald kommt er so den Terroristen dicht auf der Spur, allen voran dem Meisterspion Malik al-Zubair. Doch der erweist sich als ebenburtiger Gegner ...

Fallen Angel

Fallen Angel

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 19/07/2012

Gabriel Allon, master art restorer and assassin, returns in a spellbinding #1 New York Times bestselling novelBruised and war-weary following his secret war to bring down a terrorist mastermind, Gabriel Allon returns to his beloved Rome to restore a Caravaggio masterpiece.But early one morning Gabriel is summoned by his friend and occasional ally Monsignor Luigi Donati, the all-powerful private secretary to the Pope. The broken body of a beautiful woman lies beneath Michelangelo's magnificent dome. Donati fears a public inquiry will inflict more wounds on an already-damaged Church so he calls upon Gabriel to use his matchless talents and experience to quietly pursue the truth - was it suicide, or something more sinister?Gabriel discovers that the woman revealed a dangerous secret that threatens powers beyond the Vatican. And an old enemy plots revenge in the shadows, an unthinkable act of sabotage that will plunge the world into a conflict of apocalyptic proportions. Once again Gabriel must return to the ranks of his old intelligence service-and place himself, and those he holds dear, on the razor's edge of danger.

Fallen Angel

Fallen Angel

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 17/07/2012

After narrowly surviving his last operation, Gabriel Allon, the wayward son of Israeli intelligence, has taken refuge behind the walls of the Vatican, where he is restoring one of Caravaggio's greatest masterpieces. But early one morning he is summoned to St. Peter's Basilica by Monsignor Luigi Donati, the all-powerful private secretary to his Holiness Pope Paul VII; the body of a beautiful woman lies broken beneath Michelangelo's magnificent dome. The Vatican police suspect suicide, though Gabriel believes otherwise. So, it seems, does Donati. But the monsignor is fearful that a public inquiry might inflict another scandal on the Church, and so he calls upon Gabriel to quietly pursue the truthwith one caveat."e;Rule number one at the Vatican,"e; Donati said. "e;Don't ask too many questions."e;Gabriel learns that the dead woman had uncovered a dangerous secreta secret that threatens a global criminal enterprise that is looting timeless treasures of antiquity and selling them to the highest bidder. But there is more to this network than just greed. A mysterious operative is plotting an act of sabotage that will plunge the world into a conflict of apocalyptic proportions . . .

Portrait of a Spy

Portrait of a Spy

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 21/06/2012

Gabriel Allon, secret agent, assassin and master art restorer, returns in a spellbinding new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling authorEurope is exploding. And one man must find out why.For Gabriel Allon and his wife Chiara, it was supposed to be the start of a romantic weekend in London. But nothing is ever that simple when you're an off-duty spy and assassin.Bombings in Paris and Copenhagen have put him on edge and when Gabriel notices a man exhibiting several traits common to suicide bombers, he follows him into the Covent Garden throng. He's determined to prevent the carnage he fears is about to take place, but before Gabriel can draw his sidearm, he is knocked to the pavement by two plain-clothes police officers.A moment later he looks up to find a scene from his nightmares.From the streets of New York and London,to the unforgiving landscape of the Saudi desert,Gabriel Allon is in a race to the death against a calculating mass-murderer that he dare not lose...

The Rembrandt Affair

The Rembrandt Affair

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/07/2011

Two families, one terrible secret, and a painting to die for . . . Glastonbury, an art restorer, has been brutally murdered, and the newly discovered Rembrandt he was working on has disappeared. For spy turned art restorer Gabriel Allon, it has been six months since his final showdown with the murderous Russian oligarch and arms dealer Ivan Kharkov. He has severed his ties with the Office with only one thing in mind: recovery. But this unspeakable act of violence once again draws Allon into a world of danger he thought he had left behind for ever. Allon is persuaded to use his unique skills to trace the painting and those responsible for the crimes. As he investigates, he discovers there are terrible secrets connected to the painting, and terrible men behind them. Before he is done, he will have undertaken a journey through some of the twentieth century's darkest history - and come face to face with some of the same darkness within himself.

Portrait of a Spy

Portrait of a Spy

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 19/07/2011

A bona fide thrill ride.Miami HeraldSilva builds tension with breathtaking double and triple turns of plot.PeoplePortrait of a Spy is Silvas eleventh thriller to feature art restorer and master spy Gabriel Allon as he races from Great Britain to Washington to New York to the Middle East on the trail of a deadly and elusive terrorist network responsible for massacres in Paris, Copenhagen, and at Londons Covent Garden.

Daniel Silva GABRIEL ALLON Novels 1-4

Daniel Silva GABRIEL ALLON Novels 1-4

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 05/07/2011

The first four Gabriel Allon novels from #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva. The Kill ArtistFormer Israeli intelligence operative Gabriel Allon is called back into action and teamed with an agent as beautiful as she is deadly. Their target: a cunning Palestinian terrorist who played a dark part in Gabriel's past The English AssassinGabriel Allon arrives in Zurich to restore the work of an Old Master for a millionaire bankerand finds himself standing in blood and framed for the man's murder. While trying to clear his name, Allon is swept into a spiraling chain of events involving Nazi art theft, a decades-old suicide, and a dark and bloody trail of killingssome of them his own The ConfessorIn Munich, a Jewish scholar is assassinatedand Gabriel Allon must get to the bottom of a plot that reveals the truth about the Catholic church's response to the Holocaust. Now, as Allon follows a trail of secrets and unthinkable deeds, the lives of millions will be changed foreverand one man will become expendable A Death in ViennaGabriel Allon is sent to Vienna to discover the truth behind a bombing that killed an old friend, but while there he encounters something that turns his world upside down. It is a facea face that feels hauntingly familiar, a face that chills him to the bone.Praise for the #1New York Timesbestselling author Daniel Silva and the Gabriel Allon series';Those in the know are calling him the new John Le Carre. Those who are reading him can't put him down."e;Chicago Sun-Times"e;The enigmatic Gabriel Allon remains one of the most intriguing heroes of any thriller series."e;The Philadelphia Inquirer"e;A writer who brings new life to the international thriller."e;Newsday"e;Allon is Israel's Jack BauerThrill factor:*****."e;USA Today"e;Nobody handles this kind of intrigue as well Silva. He gives Gabriel and the rest of his team the kind of depth seen only in spy novels by Robert Ludlum and Tom Clancy."e;Richmond Times Dispatch"e;A terrific thrillerone of the best-drawn fictional assassins since The Day of the Jackal."e;The San Francisco Examiner';Silva builds tension with breathtaking double and triple turns of plot.'People

Daniel Silva Gabriel Allon Novels 5-8

Daniel Silva Gabriel Allon Novels 5-8

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 05/07/2011

Novels five through eight of the Gabriel Allon series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva.Prince of FireGabriel Allon is back in Venice, when a terrible explosion in Rome leads to a disturbing personal revelation: the existence of a dossier in terrorist hands that strips away his secrets and lays bare his history The MessengerGabriel Allon is about to face the greatest challenge of his life. An al-Qaeda suspect is killed in London, and photographs are found on his computerphotographs that lead Israeli intelligence to suspect that al-Qaeda is planning an attack aimed straight at the heart of the Vatican. The Secret Servant A terrorist plot in London leads Israeli spy Gabriel Allon on a desperate search for a kidnapped woman, in a race against time that will compromise Allon's own conscienceand life... Moscow Rules The death of a journalist leads Israeli spy Gabriel Allon to Russia, where he finds that, in terms of spycraft, evenhehas something to learn if he wants to prevent a former KGB colonel from delivering Russia's most sophisticated weapons to al-Qaeda.Praise for the #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva and the Gabriel Allon series';Those in the know are calling him the new John Le Carre. Those who are reading him can't put him down."e;Chicago Sun-Times"e;The enigmatic Gabriel Allon remains one of the most intriguing heroes of any thriller series."e;The Philadelphia Inquirer"e;A writer who brings new life to the international thriller."e;Newsday"e;Allon is Israel's Jack BauerThrill factor:*****."e;USA Today"e;Nobody handles this kind of intrigue as well Silva. He gives Gabriel and the rest of his team the kind of depth seen only in spy novels by Robert Ludlum and Tom Clancy."e;Richmond Times Dispatch"e;A terrific thrillerone of the best-drawn fictional assassins since The Day of the Jackal."e;The San Francisco Examiner';Silva builds tension with breathtaking double and triple turns of plot.'People

Rembrandt Affair

Rembrandt Affair

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 23/07/2010

Determined to sever his ties with the Office, Gabriel Allon has retreated to the windswept cliffs of Cornwall with his beautiful Venetian-born wife, Chiara. But once again his seclusion is interrupted by a visitor from his tangled past: the endearingly eccentric London art dealer Julian Isherwood. As usual, Isherwood has a problem. And it is one only Gabriel can solve.In the ancient English city of Glastonbury, an art restorer has been brutally murdered and a long-lost portrait by Rembrandt mysteriously stolen. Despite his reluctance, Gabriel is persuaded to use his unique skills to search for the painting and those responsible for the crime. But as he painstakingly follows a trail of clues leading from Amsterdam to Buenos Aires and, finally, to a villa on the graceful shores of Lake Geneva, Gabriel discovers there are deadly secrets connected to the painting. And evil men behind them.Before he is done, Gabriel will once again be drawn into a world he thought he had left behind forever, and will come face-to-face with a remarkable cast of characters: a glamorous London journalist who is determined to undo the worst mistake of her career, an elusive master art thief who is burdened by a conscience, and a powerful Swiss billionaire who is known for his good deeds but may just be behind one of the greatest threats facing the world.Filled with remarkable twists and turns of plot, and told with seductive prose, The Rembrandt Affair is more than just summer entertainment of the highest order. It is a timely reminder that there are men in the world who will do anything for money.

Rembrandt Affair

Rembrandt Affair

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 20/07/2010

Determined to sever his ties with the Office, Gabriel Allon has retreated to the windswept cliffs of Cornwall with his beautiful Venetian-born wife, Chiara. But once again his seclusion is interrupted by a visitor from his tangled past: the endearingly eccentric London art dealer Julian Isherwood. As usual, Isherwood has a problem. And it is one only Gabriel can solve.In the ancient English city of Glastonbury, an art restorer has been brutally murdered and a long-lost portrait by Rembrandt mysteriously stolen. Despite his reluctance, Gabriel is persuaded to use his unique skills to search for the painting and those responsible for the crime. But as he painstakingly follows a trail of clues leading from Amsterdam to Buenos Aires and, finally, to a villa on the graceful shores of Lake Geneva, Gabriel discovers there are deadly secrets connected to the painting. And evil men behind them.Before he is done, Gabriel will once again be drawn into a world he thought he had left behind forever, and will come face-to-face with a remarkable cast of characters: a glamorous London journalist who is determined to undo the worst mistake of her career, an elusive master art thief who is burdened by a conscience, and a powerful Swiss billionaire who is known for his good deeds but may just be behind one of the greatest threats facing the world.Filled with remarkable twists and turns of plot, and told with seductive prose, The Rembrandt Affair is more than just summer entertainment of the highest order. It is a timely reminder that there are men in the world who will do anything for money.

The Defector

The Defector

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2010

Gabriel Allon took down the world's most dangerous man. He made just one mistake. Leaving him alive . . . Spy turned art restorer Gabriel Allon is in Umbria, when shocking news arrives from London. A Russian defector who saved his life has vanished without a trace. British Intelligence suspect he was a double agent, but Allon knows better. Soon he finds himself in a deadly duel of wits with a murderous Russian arms dealer as he bargains for his friend's life. Criss-crossing Europe at breakneck pace and culminating in a heart-stopping climax in the freezing birch forests of Russia, The Defector is a searing and bloody tale of courage and vengeance . . .

Mark of the Assassin

Mark of the Assassin

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 20/11/2009

When a commercial airliner is blown out of the sky off the East Coast, the CIA scrambles to find the perpetrators. A body is discovered near the crash site with three bullets to the face: the calling card of a shadowy international assassin. Only agent Michael Osbourne has seen the markings beforeon a woman he once loved.Now, it's personal for Osbourne. Consumed by his dark obsession with the assassin, he's willing to risk his family, his career, and his lifeto settle a score....

Defector

Defector

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 21/07/2009

Six months after the dramatic conclusion of Moscow Rules, Gabriel has returned to the tan hills of Umbria to resume his honeymoon with his new wife, Chiara, and restore a seventeenth-century altarpiece for the Vatican. But his idyllic world is once again thrown into turmoil with shocking news from London. The defector and former Russian intelligence officer Grigori Bulganov, who saved Gabriels life in Moscow, has vanished without a trace. British intelligence is sure he was a double agent all along, but Gabriel knows better. He also knows he made a promise.Do you know what we do with traitors, Gabriel? Many things have changed in Russia since the fall of Communism. But the punishment for betrayal remains the same.Promise me one thing, Gabriel. Promise me I wont end up in an unmarked grave.In the days to come, Gabriel and his team of operatives will find themselves in a deadly duel of nerve and wits with one of the worlds most ruthless men: the murderous Russian oligarch and arms dealer Ivan Kharkov. It will take Gabriel from a quiet mews in London, to the shores of Lake Como, to the glittering streets of Geneva and Zurich, and, finally, to a heart-stopping climax in the snowbound birch forests of Russia. Faced with the prospect of losing the one thing he holds most dear, Gabriel will be tested in ways he never imagined possible. And his life will never be the same.

Unlikely Spy

Unlikely Spy

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 20/03/2009

Bestselling author Daniel Silvas celebrated debut novel, The Unlikely Spy, is a roller-coaster World War II adventure that conjures up memories of the best of Ken Follett and Frederick Forsyth (The Orlando Sentinel)."e;In wartime,"e; Winston Churchill wrote, "e;truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies."e; For Britain's counterintelligence operations, this meant finding the unlikeliest agents imaginableincluding a history professor named Alfred Vicary. Handpicked by Churchill himself, Vicary must stop an unknown spy from uncovering the Allied battle plans for D-Day. The Nazis, however, have also chosen their operative carefully. Posing as a war widow and hospital volunteer, Catherine Blake is under direct orders from Hitler to seal the German victoryno matter what the cost.Layers of depth and intrigueSilva succeeds with panache. USA Today

The English Assassin

The English Assassin

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/01/2009

Art restorer and sometime spy Gabriel Allon is asked to visit Zurich, to clean the work of an Old Master for a millionaire banker. But when he gets there he finds the corpse of his client in a pool of blood beneath the masterpiece, and discovers that a secret collection of priceless paintings - stolen by Nazis in the war - is missing. With the Swiss authorities trying to pin the murder on Allon and a powerful cabal determined to make sure this wartime secret remains buried, the art restorer must use all his former spy skills to find out the truth. And with an assassin that he helped to train also on the loose, Allon will need all his wits just to stay alive ...

The Secret Servant

The Secret Servant

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/07/2008

In Amsterdam, an Israeli terrorist analyst is murdered. The police believe the killer is a deranged Muslim extremist, but Israeli intelligence knows better. Art-restorer, assassin and spy Gabriel Allon is dispatched to investigate, uncovering a major terrorist operation in London. Gabriel arrives too late to prevent the kidnapping of the daughter of the US ambassador. With time running out, Allon has no choice but to plunge into a desperate search, both for the woman and for those responsible, but the truth, when he finds it, is more terrible than he could expect. It will endanger his life and shake him to the core.

Moscow Rules

Moscow Rules

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 22/07/2008

Over the course of ten previous novels, Daniel Silva has established himself as one of the worlds finest writers of international intrigue and espionagea worthy successor to such legends as Frederick Forsyth and John le Carr (Chicago Sun-Times)and Gabriel Allon as one of the most intriguing heroes of any thriller series (The Philadelphia Inquirer).Now the death of a journalist leads Allon to Russia, where he finds that, in terms of spycraft, even he has something to learn. Hes playing by Moscow rules now.It is not the grim, gray Moscow of Soviet times but a new Moscow, awash in oil wealth and choked with bulletproof Bentleys. A Moscow where power resides once more behind the walls of the Kremlin and where critics of the ruling class are ruthlessly silenced. A Moscow where a new generation of Stalinists is plotting to reclaim an empire lost and to challenge the global dominance of its old enemy, the United States.One such man is Ivan Kharkov, a former KGB colonel who built a global investment empire on the rubble of the Soviet Union. Hidden within that empire, however, is a more lucrative and deadly business. Kharkov is an arms dealerand he is about to deliver Russias most sophisticated weapons to al-Qaeda. Unless Allon can learn the time and place of the delivery, the world will see the deadliest terror attacks since 9/11and the clock is ticking fast.Filled with rich prose and breathtaking turns of plot, Moscow Rules is at once superior entertainment and a searing cautionary tale about the new threats rising to the Eastand Silvas finest novel yet.

The Messenger

The Messenger

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2007

Gabriel Allon, art restorer and spy, is about to face the greatest challenge of his life. An al-Qaeda suspect is killed in London, and photographs are found on his computer - photographs that lead Israeli intelligence to suspect that al-Qaeda is planning one of its most audacious attacks ever, straight at the heart of the Vatican. Allon warns the Pope's private secretary, his old friend Monsignor Luigi Donati, and rushes to Rome to assist in the security. But what neither he nor Donati knows is that the Vatican has been thoroughly penetrated. An extraordinary enemy walks among them ... and he's just getting started. In the days and weeks to come, Allon and his colleagues will find themselves in a deadly duel of wits against one of the most dangerous men in the world - a hunt that will take them across Europe to the Caribbean and back again. But for them, there may simply not be enough of anything: enough time, enough facts, enough luck. All Allon can do is set his trap - and hope that he himself is not the one caught in it. Filled with remarkable characters and breathtaking double and triple turns of plot, The Messenger confirms Silva's reputation as his generation's finest writer of international thrillers.

Secret Servant

Secret Servant

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 24/07/2007

When last we encountered Gabriel Allon, the master art restorer and sometime officer of Israeli intelligence, he had just prevailed in his blood-soaked duel with Saudi terrorist financier Zizi al-Bakari. Now Gabriel is summoned once more by his masters to undertake what appears to be a routine assignment: travel to Amsterdam to purge the archives of a murdered Dutch terrorism analyst who also happened to be an asset of Israeli intelligence. But once in Amsterdam, Gabriel soon discovers a conspiracy of terror festering in the citys Islamic underground, a plot that is about to explode on the other side of the English Channel, in the middle of London.The target of this plot is Elizabeth Halton, the daughter of the American ambassador to the Court of St. Jamess, who is to be brutally kidnapped. Gabriel arrives seconds too late to save her. And by revealing his face to the plots masterminds, his fate is sealed as well. Drawn once more into the service of American intelligence, Gabriel hurls himself into a desperate search for the missing woman as the clock ticks steadily toward the hour of her execution. It will take him from Amsterdam to Germany to the very end of Denmark. It will thrust him into an unlikely alliance with a man who has lost everything because of his devotion to Islam. It will cause him to question the morality of the tactics of his trade. And it might very well cost him his life.

Death in Vienna

Death in Vienna

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 08/05/2007

Art restorer and sometime spy Gabriel Allon is sent to Vienna to authenticate a painting, but the real object of his search becomes something else entirely: to find out the truth about the photograph that has turned his world upside down. It is the face of the unnamed man who brutalized his mother in the last days of World War II, during the Death March from Auschwitz. But is it really the same one? If so, who is he? How did he escape punishment? Where is he now?Fueled by an intensity he has not felt in years, Allon cautiously begins to investigate, but the more layers he strips away, the greater the evil that is revealed, a web stretching across sixty years and thousands of lives. Soon, the quest for one monster becomes the quest for many. And the monsters are stirring . . . Filled with sharply etched characters and prose, and a plot of astonishing intricacy, this is an uncommonly intelligent thriller by one of our very best writers.

Confessor

Confessor

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 10/10/2006

From the author who ranks among the best of the younger American spy novelists (The Washington Post) comes a stunning thriller of ancient and modern betrayal.Munich: The writer Benjamin Stern entered his flat to see a man standing there, leafing through his research, and said, Who the hell are you? In answer, the man shot him. As Stern lay dying, the gunman murmured a few words in Latin, then gathered the writers papers and left.Venice: The art restorer Gabriel Allon applied a dab of paint carefully to the Bellini, then saw the boy approaching, a piece of paper in his hand. It would be about Stern, he knew. They would want him to leave right away. With a sigh, the Mossad agent finished his work, then began to pack his brushes.Vatican City: The pope known as Paul VIIPope Accidental, to his detractorspaced in his garden, thinking about the things he knew and the enemies he would make. He believed he understood why God had chosen him for this job, but the road in front of him was hard and exceedingly perilous. If he succeeded, he would revolutionize the Church. If not, he might very well destroy itand himself.In the weeks to come, the journeys of all these men will come together, following a trail of long-buried secrets and unthinkable deeds, leaving each one forever changed. Intrigue will dominate their lives and death stalk their paths, all of them in the shadow of the Confessor.Filled with rich characters, remarkable prose, and an intricately woven plot suffused with surprise and intensity, this is an uncommonly powerful work by a new master of the art.

English Assassin

English Assassin

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 10/10/2006

From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Unlikely Spy, Daniel Silva, comes a taut, lightning-paced thriller rooted assuredly in fact: Switzerland's shameful WWII record of profiteering and collaboration with Nazi Germany.The Unlikely Spy, Daniel Silva's extraordinary debut novel, was applauded by critics as it rocketed onto national bestseller lists. Briskly suspenseful, tightly constructed...reminiscent of John le Carre's The Spy Who Came in From the Cold, said the New York Times. Silva has clearly done his homework mixing fact and fiction to delicious effect and building tension - with the breathtaking double and triple turns of plot - like a seasoned pro, praised People. Now, Silva brings his considerable talent to his latest tale of danger and deception, The English Assassin.When art restorer and occasional Israeli agent Gabriel Allon is sent to Zurich, Switzerland, to restore the painting of a reclusive millionaire banker, he arrives to find his would-be employer murdered at the foot of his Raphael. A secret collection of priceless, illicitly gained Impressionist masterpieces is missing. Gabriel's handlers step out of the shadows to admit the truth - the collector had been silenced - and Gabriel is put back in the high-stakes spy game, battling wits with the rogue assassin he helped to train.Tense, taut, expertly crafted, and brimming with unexpected reversals, The English Assassin is Daniel Silva at his storytelling best.

Messenger

Messenger

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 25/07/2006

Gabriel Allon, art restorer and spy, is about to face the greatest challenge of his life.Allon is recovering from his grueling showdown with a Palestinian master terrorist, when terrorism comes to find him once again. An al-Qaeda suspect is killed in London, and photographs are found on his computerphotographs that lead Israeli intelligence to suspect that al-Qaeda is planning one of its most audacious attacks ever, straight at the heart of the Vatican.Allon warns his old friend Monsignor Luigi Donati, the popes private secretary, and rushes to Rome to assist in security, but what neither he nor Donati knows is that the Vatican has been thoroughly penetrated. An extraordinary enemy walks among themand hes just getting started.In the days and weeks to come, Allon and his colleagues will find themselves in a deadly duel of wits against one of the most dangerous men in the worlda hunt that will take them across Europe to the Caribbean and back. But for them, there may simply not be enough of anything: enough time, enough facts, enough luck.All Allon can do is set his trapand hope that he is not the one caught in it.

Prince of Fire

Prince of Fire

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2006

On a bright morning in Rome, a terrible explosion rips a hole in the Israeli embassy. Moments later, four gunmen cut down survivors as they stagger from the burning building. Gabriel Allon is hastily recalled to Israel and drawn once more into the heart of the secret service he'd hoped to leave behind. For the blast has led to a disturbing revelation: a dossier that strips away Allon's secrets and lays bare his history. A dossier that had fallen into terrorist hands . . .

A Death in Vienna

A Death in Vienna

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/08/2005

Art restorer and spy Gabriel Allon is sent to Vienna to discover the truth behind a bombing which killed an old friend - a Nazi hunter. While there he encounters something that turns his whole life upside down. Each fact he uncovers only leads to more questions until finally a picture emerges which is more terrible than he could have ever imagined - a portrait of evil stretching across 60 years and thousands of lives into his own personal nightmares.

Prince of Fire

Prince of Fire

Author: Daniel Silva Format: eBook Release Date: 22/02/2005

Few recent thriller writers have elicited the kind of critical praise that Daniel Silva has received, with his provocative and deeply satisfying (The Miami Herald) novels featuring art restorer and sometime spy Gabriel Allon, a man whose depth and passion make him one of the most fascinating characters in the genre (Chicago Sun-Times).Now Allon is back in Venice, when a terrible explosion in Rome leads to a disturbing personal revelation: the existence of a dossier in terrorist hands that strips away his secrets, lays bare his history. Hastily recalled home to Israel, drawn once more into the heart of a service he had once forsaken, Allon finds himself stalking an elusive master terrorist across a landscape drenched with generations of blood, the trail turning on itself until, finally, he can no longer be certain who is stalking whom. And when at last the showdown comes, it will not be Gabriel alone who is threatened with destructionfor it is not his history alone that has been laid bare.A knife-edged thriller of astonishing intricacy and feeling, filled with exhilarating prose, this is Daniel Silvas finest novel yet.

The Confessor

The Confessor

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2004

A complex thriller of ancient and modern betrayal from the author of The English Assassin.

The Kill Artist (Gabriel Allon 1)

The Kill Artist (Gabriel Allon 1)

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/06/2002

When a terrorist returns to take revenge - watch out! The chief of Israeli Intelligence recalls two former agents in order to eliminate a top Palestinian terrorist. One agent is now an art restorer, the other a fashion model. Ten years before, on a mission to destroy the Arab Black September group, they were briefly lovers. Now their pasts and their enemies come back to haunt them, as the terrorist murders ambassadors in Paris and Holland. Will the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks be his next target? And what motivates the terrorist? Is it politics, or is it possibly personal? Set mainly in London, but with forays into Paris, Amsterdam, the Middle East and north America, this thriller has all Daniel Silva's hallmarks of strong characters, unusual backgrounds and a page-turning narrative.

The Marching Season

The Marching Season

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2001

A brilliantly tense what-if thriller about the sabotage of the Ulster peace process. During the first uncertain years of the Northern Ireland peace process three simultaneous terrorist attacks in Belfast, Dublin and London shatter the hope that the bloodshed is finally over. The perpetrators are a new terror group called the Ulster Freedom Brigade. And they have one goal: to destroy the peace process. Michael Osbourne, hero of THE MARK OF THE ASSASSIN, has quit the CIA, bitter and disillusioned. But when the President chooses his father-in-law to be the next American ambassador to Britain, Osbourne is drawn into battle with some of the most ruthless and violent men on earth ...

The Mark Of The Assassin

The Mark Of The Assassin

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/07/1999

A gripping thriller by the author of the Unlikely Spy. A secret world organisation of wealthy Capitalists hires a shadowy former KGB assassin with a trademark method of killing - 3 gunshots in the face of his victim. For the assassin, a hit is simply another million dollars in the bank. But to the President of the US, it symbolises revenge. To the hero of THE UNLIKELY SPY, this trademark simply makes it easier to track the killer across three continents, as the death count rises steadily. This is a battle between an assassin, and the only man who knows his identity.

The Unlikely Spy

The Unlikely Spy

Author: Daniel Silva Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/07/1999

A tale of spies and betrayal in the Second World War. Germany, 1944. The Allied invasion is not far away, and the high command desperately need to know where it will take place. It is time to activate one of Hitler's last spies in Britain - Catherine Blake, a sleeper planted before the war and awaiting orders . . . British intelligence also has its orders, and academic Alfred Vicary has been recruited by Churchill himself to carry them out. It is his job to find Catherine and stop her before it is too late. But whose side are his own people on?