The New Girl
Published : Thursday 9 July 2020
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From No.1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva comes a stunning new thriller of vengeance, deception, and betrayal.
'Allon is the 21st century Bond' Daily Mail
From No.1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva comes a stunning new thriller of vengeance, deception, and betrayal. 'Allon is the 21st century Bond' Daily Mail What's done cannot be undone... At an exclusive school in Switzerland, mystery surrounds the identity of the beautiful girl who arrives each morning in a motorcade fit for a head of state. She is said to be the daughter of a wealthy international businessman. In truth, her father is Khalid bin Mohammed, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia. Once celebrated for his daring reforms, he is now reviled for his role in the murder of a dissident journalist. And when his child is brutally kidnapped, he turns to the one man he can trust to find her before it is too late. Gabriel Allon, the legendary chief of Israeli intelligence, has spent his life fighting terrorists, including the murderous jihadists financed by Saudi Arabia. Prince Khalid has pledged to break the bond between the Kingdom and radical Islam. For that reason alone, Gabriel regards him as a valuable if flawed partner. Together they will become unlikely allies in a deadly secret war for control of the Middle East. Both men have made their share of enemies. And both have everything to lose. Praise for Daniel Silva: 'A taut, intelligent thriller' Sun 'As enjoyable as ever. Allon is a smart creation' Financial Times 'A tense, thrilling adventure' Huffington Post 'Fascinating, suspenseful, and bated-breath exciting' Publishers Weekly 'It is Silva's creative genius that keeps it all moving, as well as his mastery of storytelling that keeps the intense momentum of the plot ever pushing forward' Huffington Post 'A truly talented writer' Sun 'elegantly paced, subtle and well-informed.' Daily Mail 'Silva builds tension with breathtaking double and triple turns of the plot' People 'A world class practitioner of spy fiction' Washington Post 'Silva is a master of suspense' Barbara Taylor Bradford, The Week