For some reason I’ve continued with Daniel Silva’s series:
A Death in Vienna (2004)
Prince of Fire (2005)
The Messenger (2006)
They are easy listening. Formulaic.
Instructive of the Israeli dilemma — survival in a region surrounded by enemies.
Of these three Prince of Fire was best, I’d say.
… the semireluctant spy, Gabriel, is pulled from his cover to hunt down terrorists who have committed a horrific crime, in this case the bombing of the Israeli embassy in Rome. The mastermind behind the bombing is French archeologist Paul Martineau, aka “Khaled, son of Sabri, grandson of Sheikh Asad. …