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The Mark of the Assassin (edition 2003)

by Daniel Silva

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Title:The Mark of the Assassin
Authors:Daniel Silva
Info:Signet (2003), Mass Market Paperback, 528 pages
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Rating:****
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I've been wanting to read Silva's books for a while, and I'm glad I did. Exciting book, moved quick....great read. I'll be tearing into more Silva books in the future. ( )
  utbw42 | Dec 21, 2014 |
not as good as Unlikely Spy; too brief and most characters too weakly delineated
  FKarr | Apr 20, 2013 |
Seemed like a long book; but, wasn't very much actually. Book involved Washington DC political actions, money, power and ego--it seemed like every time I turned it on, somebody was getting whacked. The book postulated an international secret society that viewed itself as the global ruler and their political goals involved murder and mayhem. Hmmmm... ( )
  buffalogr | Feb 8, 2013 |
Osbourne - not bad
  namfos | Sep 8, 2011 |
First-time reading silva....good start...good story and characters and kept me turning the pages...looking forward to the next one. ( )
  Papa51 | Dec 12, 2010 |
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Epigraph
And ye shall know the truth,
and the truth shall make you free.

-- The creed of the Central Intelligence Agency,
taken from John: 8:32

And ye shall know the truth,
and the truth shall piss you off.

-- The staff version
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Bestselling novelist Daniel Silva (author of The Unlikely Spy) draws upon his experience as a foreign correspondent and a Washington journalist in The Mark of the Assassin. Set in London, Cairo, Amsterdam, and Washington, the story line follows CIA case agent Michael Osbourne as he attempts to locate the terrorists who shot down an airliner off the coast of Long Island. Osbourne has two main antagonists: Delaroche, a KGB-trained expert assassin ordered to kill the handful of people who know the truth, including Osbourne, and the corrupt political culture of Washington, which ominously stymies him at every turn. There's a love story at the core of this book, as well as a brave attempt by Osbourne to reconcile a mystery in his past with a present he has not fully accepted. The prose is slick, and readers will find themselves racing through these pages as the body count grows and the conclusion nears. The Mark of the Assassin is a worthy effort from a rising star.

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A contemporary thriller set in Washington, D.C., relates the plausible and frightening tale of a president targeted for destruction by a cabal of business executives.

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