Summary

Art restorer and spy Gabriel Allon is glad to be back in Rome, cleaning up a Caravaggio. Then he gets a call from Monsignor Luigi Donati, the popes personal secretary, whos found the body of a woman lying beneath the dome of St. Peters Basilica. No, Allon does not see this as a suicide and digs deeper to uncover a ring of antiquities smugglers with revenge on their minds. The one-day laydown on July 7 and 500,000-copy first printing make this pretty much essential.


Art restorer, assassin, spy--Gabriel Allon returns in The Fallen Angel, another blockbuster espionage thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva. The acclaimed author of Portrait of a Spy, Silva ("a world class practitioner of spy fiction" --Washington Post) is an undisputed master of the genre who has brought "new life to the international thriller" (Newsday).

A breathtaking adventure that races around the globe, The Fallen Angel begins in Rome, where Allon is called upon to investigate a murder at the Vatican, one with disastrous repercussions that could plunge the world into a conflict of apocalyptic proportions. If you haven't yet been drawn into Daniel Silva's thrilling universe of intrigue, danger, and exceptional spycraft, start here--and see why the Philadelphia Inqurer declares that, "The enigmatic Gabriel Allon remains one of the most intriguing heroes of any thriller series."