The Apostle: A Thriller
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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