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#1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva delivers another spellbinding international thriller – one that finds the legendary Gabriel Allon grappling with an ISIS mastermind.

Gabriel Allon, the art restorer, spy, and assassin described as the most compelling fictional creation “since Ian Fleming put down his martini and invented James Bond” (Rocky Mountain News), is about 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.

Acclaimed novelist Daniel Silva has thrilled, entertained and educated readers with eighteen thoughtful and gripping spy novels featuring a diverse cast of compelling characters and ingenious plots that have taken them around the globe and back—from the United States to Europe, Russia to the Middle East. From its shocking opening to its explosive denouement in Washington, D.C., The Black Widow reveals itself as Silva’s most timely and powerful novel yet. Following the success of his smash hit The English Spy, this electrifying thriller showcases Silva’s consummate skill and brilliant imagination, and is sure to be a must read for his multitude of current and future fans.

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Critical Praise

“If you are not yet a Silva/Allon fan then you are missing out on one of the best series in modern literature.” —Huffington Post on The English Spy

“Simply delicious. If you’re a fan of perennial No. 1 bestselling author Daniel Silva, it’s a must-read. If you’re not a fan, you should be.... Highly recommended.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune on The English Spy

“This page-turner deepens Allon’s legend and illuminates more of his shadowy world, all while cementing Silva’s place among the top tier of spy thriller writers.” —Kirkus on The English Spy

“Allon-the legendary spy, assassin and future chief of Israeli intelligence-is an elegant man working in a brutal business….Few authors in the espionage genre handle violent imagery as gracefully as Silva does.” —Fort Worth Star-Telegram on The English Spy

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781443436557
  • ISBN 10: 1443436550
  • Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers
  • On Sale: 07/12/2016
  • Pages: 544
  • List Price: 21.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / Thrillers / Espionage
  • BISAC2: FICTION / Action & Adventure
  • BISAC3: FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense

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