The English Spy - Gabriel Allon, Bk 15 Author:Daniel Silva The target is royal — The game is revenge — Gabriel Allon returns in the summer's hottest thriller, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva. — ... more »"margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; font-weight: inherit; font-style: italic; font-size: 13px; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">Stretched topless upon the foredeck, drink in hand, her flawless skin baking in the sun, was the most famous woman in the world. And one deck below, preparing an appetizer of tuna tartare, cucumber, and pineapple, was the man who was going to kill her. . . .
She is an iconic member of the British Royal Family, beloved for her beauty and charitable works, resented by her former husband and his mother, the Queen of England. But when a bomb explodes aboard her holiday yacht, British intelligence turns to one man to track down her killer: legendary spy and assassin Gabriel Allon.
Gabriel's target is Eamon Quinn, a master bomb maker and mercenary of death who sells his services to the highest bidder. Quinn is an elusive man of the shadows—"a whisper in a half-lit chapel, a loose thread at the hem of a discarded garment"—but fortunately Gabriel does not pursue him alone. At his side is Christopher Keller, a British commando turned professional assassin who knows Quinn's murderous handiwork all too well.« less