The Heist: A Novel

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HarperCollins, Jul 15, 2014 - Fiction - 496 pages
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Gabriel Allon, art restorer and occasional spy, searches for a stolen masterpiece by Caravaggio in #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva’s latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue.

Sometimes the best way to find a stolen masterpiece is to steal another one . . . 

Master novelist Daniel Silva has thrilled readers with sixteen 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. His brilliant creation, Gabriel Allon—art restorer, assassin, spy—has joined the pantheon of great fictional secret agents, including George Smiley, Jack Ryan, Jason Bourne, and Simon Templar.

Following the success of his smash hit The English Girl, Daniel Silva returns with another powerhouse of a novel that showcases his outstanding skill and brilliant imagination, and is sure to be a must read for both his multitudes of fans and growing legions of converts.

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I am a writer of an Jewish Orthodox weekly magazine. I have written two books. I must say that the hours of enjoyment you have allowed me to have while reading The Heist has placed me in your eternal debt. The book was, without exaggeration, wonderful. It was educational, interesting, spellbinding, and had me mesmerized for hours at a time. I could not tear myself away from it. And the moments when I had to leave the book, I could not wait until I returned to it. I know you have a lot of help in doing the research and all, but still, it was an absolute masterpiece. Yosher Koach. May Hashem continue to give your strength to produce such works of art, and enlighten this dark world. Although I find the subject of most of your books fixed on
churches and Christianity, and very little on your own heritage a bit much, I forgive you because you are so extraordinarily spectacular.
Best wishes,
Irwin Benjamin.

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I love following Daniel Silvas characters through each of his novels.I am vested in their lives. I also love the art aspect of each of his novels. Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Daniel Silva is the award-winning, #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, The English Girl, The Heist, and The English Spy. 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 lives in Florida with his wife, CNN special correspondent Jamie Gangel, and their two children, Lily and Nicholas.

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