Gabriel Allon Set to Return this Summer in Daniel Silva’s ‘The Cellist’

Gabriel Allon, the once wayward son of Israeli intelligence turned chief of the Office, is set to return in The Cellist, the 21st novel in Daniel Silva’s #1 New York Times bestselling series, available in stores on July 13th.

Taking place after the events of The Order—which followed Gabriel Allon as he searched for the truth about what happened to Pope Paul VII after his sudden passing, only to inadvertently stumble upon a much bigger conspiracy than even he saw comingSilva’s latest promises to be another “riveting, action-packed tale of espionage.”

While the plot of The Cellist is said to follow Allon as he investigates the fatal poisoning of a Russian billionaire, taking him across Europe and “into the orbit of a musical virtuoso,” it’s probably safe to say that Silva once again has a few twists and turns in store for his readers. As his fans know all too well at this point, nothing is ever quite what it seems in the world of super spy Gabriel Allon.

Check out the official plot details below.


Master of international intrigue Daniel Silva follows up his acclaimed #1 New York Times bestsellers The Order, The New Girl, and The Other Woman with this riveting, action-packed tale of espionage and suspense featuring art restorer and spy Gabriel Allon.

The fatal poisoning of a Russian billionaire sends Gabriel Allon on a dangerous journey across Europe and into the orbit of a musical virtuoso who may hold the key to the truth about his friend’s death. The plot Allon uncovers leads to secret channels of money and influence that go to the very heart of Western democracy and threaten the stability of the global order. The Cellist is a breathtaking entry in Daniel Silva’s “outstanding series” (People magazine) and reveals once more his superb artistry and genius for invention—and demonstrates why he belongs “firmly alongside le Carré and Forsyth as one of the greatest spy novelists of all time” (The Real Book Spy).



Daniel Silva is the award-winning, #1  New York Times bestselling author of The Unlikely SpyThe Mark of the AssassinThe Marching SeasonThe Kill ArtistThe English AssassinThe ConfessorA Death in ViennaPrince of FireThe MessengerThe Secret ServantMoscow RulesThe DefectorThe Rembrandt AffairPortrait of a SpyThe Fallen AngelThe English GirlThe Heist, The English Spy, The Black Widow, House of Spies and The Other Woman.  He is best known for his long-running thriller series starring spy and art restorer Gabriel Allon. Silva’s books are critically acclaimed bestsellers around the world and have been translated into more than 30 languages. He resides in Florida with his wife, television journalist Jamie Gangel, and their twins, Lily and Nicholas. For more information visit

Readers excited about Gabriel Allon’s return now can pre-order Daniel Silva’s The Cellist, one of the most anticipated books of, wherever books are sold. We’ll have full coverage of this title leading up to its release, including a look at the cover and a complete review in the coming months, so make sure to check back before July 13 for more details.


Praised as “One of the hardest working, most thoughtful, and fairest reviewers out there” by #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline, Ryan Steck has “quickly established himself as the authority on mysteries and thrillers” (Author A.J. Tata). Steck also works full-time as a freelance editor and pens a monthly thriller column for CrimeReads. Additionally, he co-hosts ThrillerTalk, a new podcast with K.J. Howe. For more information, be sure to follow him on Twitter and Facebook. He currently lives in Southwest Michigan with his wife and their six children.


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