Daniel Silva is the award-winning, number one 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, Jamie Gangel, and their two children, Lily and Nicholas.
Praise for The Black Widow: `Not only gripping but works as an IS history primer' Sun `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 fitting final mission for one of fiction's greatest spies... A dark thriller for difficult times' Kirkus Review `Fascinating, suspenseful, and bated-breath exciting' Publishers Weekly `Silva builds suspense like a symphony conductor... A winner on all fronts' Booklist Praise for Daniel Silva: `A truly talented writer' Sun `Allon is the 21st century Bond - elegantly paced, subtle and well-informed.' Daily Mail 'Sexily brooding Allon... must be the most famous superspy not played by Daniel Craig' Daily Telegraph 'In true Bauer fashion, shoot-outs, kidnappings and international terror plots follow Gabriel Allon wherever he goes' USA Today `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