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The English Assassin by Daniel Silva

‘The English Assassin’ is the 2nd book in Daniel Silva’s series featuring Gabriel Allon, the art restorer and part-time Israeli spy. Although written as a series, with some progressive character building, I’ve found in the Gabriel Allon books that I’ve … Continue reading

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The Fallen Angel by Daniel Silva

Once again the retired Israeli spy Gabriel Allon is pulled out of retirement for the 12th book in Daniel Silva’s series. Gabriel Allon is working at the Vatican restoring a Caravaggio painting – The Deposition of Christ, when he is … Continue reading

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The Kill Artist by Daniel Silva

After Gabriel Allon’s wife and child are attacked in Vienna by a car bomb, Gabriel leaves the Israeli Secret Service to work full-time as an art restorer. The attack on Gabriel’s family was a reprisal attack from a terrorist whose … Continue reading

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Daniel Silva Profile and Books

Daniel Silva, born in Michigan in 1960, knew from an early age that he wanted to be a writer. He first worked as a journalist in Washington and the Middle East, then as a producer for CNN. It was after … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Spy by Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon has retired from his life as a spy and assassin and now lives with his wife Chiara on the Cornish coast restoring old masters for art dealer (and spy helper) Julian Isherwood. But the life of retirement eludes … Continue reading

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Prince of Fire by Daniel Silva

Gabriel Allon has been retired from the Israeli Secret Service for a number of years, since a car bomb killed his son and injured his wife, leaving her severely scarred and in a psychiatric hospital. Gabriel’s new life is as … Continue reading

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