Just for the thrills
Three bestselling masters of the thriller have new novels, just in time for midsummer reading.
The Heist (Harper) by Daniel Silva sends art restorer and spy Gabriel Allon across Europe on the trail of a ruthless killer — and a Caravaggio painting that is the world's most famous stolen artwork.
The Lincoln Myth (Ballantine) by Steve Berry brings ex-agent Cotton Malone back into action to untangle a conspiracy that involves a powerful U.S. senator, a flaw in the Constitution and a secret tie between the Mormon religion and President Abraham Lincoln.
Midnight in Europe (Random House) by Alan Furst is another of his atmospheric spy novels, this one set in Spain in 1937, as an international lawyer is drawn into clandestine operations during wartime.
Colette Bancroft, Times book editor