On a bright morning in Rome, a terrible explosion rips a hole in
the Israeli embassy. Moments later, four gunmen cut down survivors
as they stagger from the burning building. Gabriel Allon is hastily
recalled to Israel and drawn once more into the heart of the secret
service he’d hoped to leave behind. For the blast has led to a
disturbing revelation: a dossier that strips away Allon’s secrets
and lays bare his history. A dossier that had fallen into terrorist
hands . . .