This book is chronologically the second in the Gabriel Allon series.
1. The Kill Artist
2. The English Assassin
3. The Confessor
4. Death in Venice
5. Prince of Fire
6. The Messenger
Unfortunately Audible has 'The Kill Artist' only as abridged version.
Gabriel Allon is an Isreali spy, who also happens to be one of the world's best art restorers. After an anonymous invitation to restore an Old Master painting, Gabriel is swept off to Zurich. Upon entering the house of the requesting person he finds him dead, and not by suicide. What follows, is a gripping tale of cunning, subterfuge, and intelligence throughout Switzerland, Austria, France, Italy, England, Germany, Spain, and even Portugal!
This intelligently written, international espionage thriller, filled with intrigue and vengeance, is as good is it gets. You wont be able to push the pause button!