A Long Night in Paris - Dov Alfon

A Long Night in Paris

By Dov Alfon

  • Release Date: 2019-01-10
  • Genre: Crime & Thrillers

Description

From a former Israeli spy, comes the most realistic and authentic thriller of the year.

The Times Number One Bestseller

Winner of the CWA International Dagger.

A Times, Telegraph and FT pick for Summer Reads 2019

"Breathlessly exciting" Marcel Berlins, The Times.

"Races along with pace and verve" Adam LeBor, Financial Times

"A genuinely thrilling espionage novel" John Williams, Mail on Sunday

"A deeply enjoyable espionage thriller" Jake Kerridge, Daily Telegraph.

When an Israeli tech exec disappears from Charles de Gaulle airport with a woman in red, logic dictates youthful indiscretion. But Israel is on a state of high alert nonetheless. Colonel Zeev Abadi, the new head of Unit 8200's Special Section, just happens to have arrived on the same flight.

For Commissaire Léger of the Paris Police, all coincidences are suspect. When a second young Israeli from the flight is kidnapped, this time at gunpoint from his hotel room, his suspicions are confirmed - and a diplomatic crisis looms. As the race to identify the victims and the reasons behind their abductions intensifies, a covert Chinese commando team watches from the rooftops, while hour by hour the morgue receives fresh bodies from around Paris.

This could be one long night in the City of Lights.

Translated from the Hebrew by Daniela Zamir