MI6 previews the new espionage thriller "The Secret Servant" - the latest Gabriel Allon adventure from best-selling author Daniel Silva...

Book Preview: The Secret Servant
15th August 2007

The Secret Servant by Daniel Silva

Daniel Silva has been called his generation’s finest writer of international intrigue, one of America’s most gifted spy novelists ever, and the successor to Graham Greene and John Le Carré. With his thrilling seventh book, The Secret Servant, already a New York Times bestseller, Daniel Silva has written his most compelling and entertaining novel to date.

A leading terrorism analyst is found brutally murdered in Amsterdam. The Dutch police believe it is the work of a deranged extremist - but others know better. Gabriel Allon - art-restorer, spy, assassin - is called in to make discreet inquiries. It would seem that the dead man was close to uncovering the plans of a major terrorist operation - a new threat which no-one could have predicted. The trail leads to London, when a young woman vanishes...

She is the daughter of the American Ambassador - and goddaughter of the President of the United States - and the kidnappers' demands are at once horrifically clear and clearly impossible to meet. The President turns to Allon, a man whose abilities he has depended on before...

Allon soon finds himself in a desperate search for the missing woman, and those responsible - but the truth, when he finds it, is not what he expects. In fact, it is one that will shake him, and many others, to the core.

Filled with astounding double and triple turns of plot, and a final mind-bending sequence that will leave readers breathless, The Secret Servant is not only a work of supreme entertainment, but an exploration of some of the most terrifying issues of our time.


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About The Author
Daniel Silva is a New York Times top five bestseller and the author of eight bestselling novels, most recently The English Assassin, Prince of Fire and A Death in Vienna. His novels were shortlisted for the CWA Steel Dagger for Best Thriller of the Year in 2004, 2005 and 2006. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, NBC Today correspondent Jamie Gangel and their two children, Lily and Nicholas.

Datastream - UK
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Publisher: Michael Joseph (UK), Putnam Adult (USA)
RRP: £12.99
ISBN: 9780718153076
Released: 2nd August 2007