Daniel Silva's The Heist (Gabriel Allon, Book 14) PDF

By Daniel Silva

ISBN-10: 0062320076

ISBN-13: 9780062320070

A fallen spy
A lacking masterpiece
A bold mission
The Heist

Legendary undercover agent and artwork restorer Gabriel Allon is in Venice repairing an altarpiece through Veronese while he gets an pressing summons from the Italian police. The eccentric London artwork broker Julian Isherwood has stumbled upon a chilling homicide scene in Lake Como, and is being held as a suspect. to save lots of his buddy, Gabriel needs to tune down the genuine killers after which practice one sure bet: locate the main recognized lacking portray within the world.

Sometimes how to discover a stolen masterpiece is to scouse borrow one other one. . . .

The lifeless guy is a fallen British secret agent with a mystery: he has been trafficking in stolen artistic endeavors and promoting them to a mysterious collector. between these work is the world's so much iconic lacking masterpiece: Caravaggio's excellent Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence.

Gabriel embarks on a bold gambit to get better the Caravaggio and examine the id of the collector. His seek will take him on a thrilling hunt—from the shimmering boulevards of Paris and London to the gritty felony underworlds of Marseilles and Corsica, and at last to a small deepest financial institution in Austria the place a perilous guy stands safeguard over the ill-gotten wealth of a brutal dictator. At his part is a courageous younger lady who survived one of many worst massacres of the 20th century. Now, with Gabriel's support, she's going to accept an opportunity to strike a blow opposed to a dynasty that destroyed her family.

Elegant, subtle, and pleasing, The Heist is a must-read thriller—a page-turning story of intrigue that demonstrates once more why Daniel Silva is termed a "world-class practitioner of undercover agent fiction" (Washington Post).

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