Search Results: "Daniel Silva"


BOOK REVIEW

DANIEL by Henning Mankell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"An ambitious, flawed but compelling addition to the Mankell canon."
A haunting novel by the Swedish mystery master, one that proceeds from the indelible to the inscrutable. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE KILL ARTIST by Daniel Silva
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 21, 2000

"Silva, who's covered Middle East politics as a journalist and CNN producer, promises intriguing backstory and more twists and turns than you can shake an olive branch at."
Silva churns out his fourth thrill-a-minute sure-fire bestseller in as many years (The Marching Season, 1999, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE MARCHING SEASON by Daniel Silva
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 10, 1999

"What survives is a sure hand with the larger picture, some movie-tense action sequences, a hero worth rooting for—and a few lucky members of the supporting cast. (Book-of-the-Month selection; author tour)"
The Troubles claim still another victim, as Silva's attempt to pull off the hat trick falls short of the success of his two earlier spy thrillers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE UNLIKELY SPY by Daniel Silva
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"A fine, twisty tale of military intelligence, notable for graceful prose, credibly motivated characters, and evocative detail. (First printing of 150,000; Book-of-the-Month Club alternate selection; $150,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
Television producer Silva delivers a fine, old-fashioned WW II debut thriller that pits an English don against Admiral Wilhelm Canaris's Abwehr—in a deadly contest of wits on the eve of the Allied invasion of occupied Europe. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

HOUSE OF SPIES by Daniel Silva
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"Another chilling glimpse inside global terror networks from a gifted storyteller."
Gabriel Allon is back in the field. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE HEIST by Daniel Silva
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 15, 2014

"With 'a fallen British spy, a one-eyed Italian policeman, a master art thief, [and] a professional assassin from the island of Corsica,' Allon's 14th caper is a fun read."
Stalwart Israeli agent Gabriel Allon goes in pursuit of stolen art and uncovers billions of dollars purloined by the Butcher of Damascus in this latest by master spycrafter Silva (The English Girl, 2013, etc.).Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PORTRAIT OF A SPY by Daniel Silva
Released: July 19, 2011

"Covert action more le Carré than Ludlum."
Gabriel Allon can scrape away at all that obscures to uncover reality, whether the shadows are blemishes on a Titian masterpiece or the secrets of a maniacal terrorist. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE ENGLISH ASSASSIN by Daniel Silva
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 2001

"A sensitive hero, a sturdy historical backstory, action aplenty, lots of glam locations—all most likely to impress readers who'll be shocked, shocked to imagine that those Swiss bankers might have aided the Nazis, and might be covering their tracks even now."
Silva's latest bid to spin international-intrigue headlines into gold delivers as muckraking quasi-journalism but not as espionage fiction. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A DEATH IN VIENNA by Daniel Silva
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 23, 2004

Silva brings his Holocaust trilogy to a close with the pursuit of an SS Sturmbahnführer who's climbed to the top of the greasy pole and stayed there for 60 years. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CONFESSOR by Daniel Silva
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 24, 2003

"Familiar material, for sure, but powered by steady pacing, keen detail, and a strong, ironic finish."
Another polished and entertaining thriller from the prolific Silva, this one tracking dark secrets in Vatican City. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE BLACK WIDOW  by Daniel Silva
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 2016

"A dark thriller for difficult times."
A fitting (supposedly) final mission for one of fiction's greatest spies. Read full book review >