The Apostle: A Thriller

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 30, 2009 - Fiction - 358 pages
30 Reviews
Master of suspense and #1New York Timesbestselling author Brad Thor returns with his most riveting international thriller yet.

A new administration and a new approach to dealing with America's enemies have left covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath without a job. But when American doctor Julia Gallo is kidnapped in Afghanistan, the terms of her ransom leave the president with only one course of action.

In a dangerous assignment that the United States government will deny any knowledge of, Scot Harvath must secretly infiltrate Kabul's notorious Policharki Prison and free the man the kidnappers demand as ransom - al-Qaeda mastermind, Mustafa Khan.

But when Harvath arrives, he quickly learns that there is more to the kidnapping than anyone dares to admit. And as the subterfuge is laid bare, Harvath must examine his own career of hunting down and killing terrorists, and ask himself if he has what it takes to help one of the world's worst go free.

Brimming with the kind of ripped-from-the-headlines authenticity Brad Thor's internationally bestselling novels are known for,The Apostledoubles down on the blockbuster success ofThe Last Patriotand reaffirms Thor's status as the master of the political thriller.

Unabridged Compact Disk Includes a Bonus MP3 CD of Brad Thor'sThe Lions Of Lucerne

  

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The writing is intense and gripping. - Goodreads
Plot was good, if not inspired. - Goodreads
The plot is well developed and the suspense perfect. - Goodreads
Brad Thor is a supurb writer. - Goodreads
Writing is pedestrian. - Goodreads

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Corduroy7 - LibraryThing

The book opens with a quote by George Orwell - "People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." This book might seem like just another ... Read full review

Review: The Apostle (Scot Harvath #8)

User Review  - Deborah - Goodreads

Another great thriller by Thor featuring Scott Harvath as the counter-terrorism operative. In this story he is out to rescue a CARE doctor stationed in Afghanistan who was kidnapped by the Taliban ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Section 4
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Section 5
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Section 6
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Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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Section 25
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Section 26
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 18
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Section 27
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Brad Thor is the #1†New York Times†bestselling author of Black List, Full Black, The Athena Project, Foreign Influence, The Apostle, The Last Patriot, The First Commandment, Takedown, Blowback (recognized by NPR as one of the ď100 Best Thrillers of All TimeĒ), State of the Union, Path of the Assassin, and The Lions of Lucerne.† Visit his website at www.BradThor.com.

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