Portrait of a Spy (Paperback)
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Gabriel Allon, master art restorer and spy, returns in a spellbinding new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva.
For Gabriel and his wife, Chiara, it was supposed to be the start of a pleasant weekend in Londona visit to a gallery in St. Jamess to authenticate a newly discovered painting by Titian, followed by a quiet lunch. But a pair of deadly bombings in Paris and Copenhagen has already marred this autumn day. And while walking toward Covent Garden, Gabriel notices a man he believes is about to carry out a third attack. Before Gabriel can draw his weapon, he is knocked to the pavement and can only watch as the nightmare unfolds.
Haunted by his failure to stop the massacre, Gabriel returns to his cottage in Cornwall, until a summons brings him to Washington, into a confrontation with the new face of global terror. At the center of the threat is an American-born cleric in Yemen to whom Allah has granted a beautiful and seductive tongue. A gifted deceiver, once a paid CIA asset, the mastermind is plotting a new wave of attacks . . .
About the Author
Daniel Silva is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Unlikely Spy, The Mark of the Assassin, The Marching Season, The Kill Artist, The English Assassin, The Confessor, A Death in Vienna, Prince of Fire, The Messenger, The Secret Servant, Moscow Rules, The Defector, The Rembrandt Affair, Portrait of a Spy, The Fallen Angel and The English Girl. His books are published in more than thirty countries and are bestsellers around the world. He serves on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council and is married to NBC News Today National Correspondent Jamie Gangel. They live in Washington, D.C., with their two children.