The Mark Of The Assassin is the first book in the Michael Osbourne series by Daniel Silva.
The publication date of this novel was March 10, 1998.
The Mark Of The Assassin book description
When a commercial airliner is blown out of the sky off the East Coast, the CIA scrambles to find the perpetrators.
A body is discovered near the crash site with three bullets to the face: the calling card of a shadowy international assassin.
Only agent Michael Osbourne has seen the markings before – on a woman he once loved.
Now, it’s personal for Osbourne. Consumed by his dark obsession with the assassin, he’s willing to risk his family, his career, and his life to settle a score…