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The Fallen Angel by Daniel Silva

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.


'Allon is the 21st century Bond - elegantly paced, subtle and well-informed.'
Daily Mail

'Sexily brooding Allon... must be the most famous superspy not played by Daniel Craig'
Daily Telegraph

'In true Bauer fashion, shoot-outs, kidnappings and international terror plots follow Gabriel Allon wherever he goes'
USA Today

'Silva builds tension with breathtaking double and triple turns of the plot'

About the Author

Daniel Silva

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.

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6th June 2013


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HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers


416 pages


Action Adventure / Spy
Thriller / Suspense
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