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Blowback: Scot Harvath, Book 4

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Publisher's Summary

When a mysterious new weapon tips the balance against American and allied forces throughout the Middle East, the only person the president can call for help is the man the administration has just fired: Navy SEAL turned covert Homeland Security operative, Scot Harvath.

Caught live on Al Jazeera in an off-the-books operation, Harvath is forced to go to ground, as a senator with presidential aspirations turns her sights on the White House and forces President Jack Rutledge to publicly end the career of America's number-one counter-terrorism operative.

But when the tide in the war against terror suddenly turns against the West, the president has no choice but to bring Harvath back inside. Ducking a congressional subpoena, Harvath travels to Cyprus where he learns about a weapon called The Sword of Allah, which terrorists intend to use to rid all Muslim lands of Western infidels. As the layers of truth unfold, Harvath is witness to realities more menacing than he ever could have imagined and must rely solely on his instincts to confront a new evil closing in on the United States.

With his characteristic precision in describing military technology, high-voltage action, and sweeping international sensibility, Brad Thor has created another supercharged novel that is sure to thrill.

©2005 Brad Thor (P)2005 Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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    chris 07-25-16
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    "You sure this wasn't written by Dan Brown?"

    I read Brad Thor for the Thriller aspect and action. this book however was more a detective/historical education. the long endless chapters on Muslim history almost sounded like it could have been written by Dan Brown. this is definitely brad thor's worst book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer Lewisburg, PA USA 07-15-16
    Amazon Customer Lewisburg, PA USA 07-15-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Another good Harvath story"
    What made the experience of listening to Blowback the most enjoyable?

    Smart story, though slow at times ( had to relisten several times). Thor has created a most interesting set of characters that I enjoy and always look forward to the next one. Intricate plot, good characters, all loose ends tied up. Looking forward to the next one.


    Have you listened to any of George Guidall’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    As usual, Mr. Guidall is superb. I consider anything he is reading. Interesting tone that makes his story-telling compelling.


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    Braden W 06-11-16
    Braden W 06-11-16
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    "Another Excellent Book!"

    Scot Harvath books have long been some of my favorite to read/listen too, and this is no exception. Brad Thor has done it again with Blowback. Can't wait for the next one to be released!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 09-19-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Too complex"

    I'm a huge fan of Brad Thor but the story in this book was too complex and hard to follow. This was a disappointment but I'll keep reading his books.

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    Kristina Brown Windsor Mill, MD, US 09-17-16
    Kristina Brown Windsor Mill, MD, US 09-17-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Pretty good, but could be better"

    The performance was great as usual. The storyline was okay, but could be better. Immediately, you knew that the main character will be fighting two wars: personal life vs career and the terrorist attacks vs political agendas. The second war illustrated the traditional greed for political success regardless of the cost which was the prevention of terrorist attacks. The first war was a mini life crisis that still was not resolved, therefore, one already knows how the next book will feature. There were some twist and roller-coaster, but only to help you stay interested to at least finish the chapter.

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    alliecat61 Flower Mound, Texas USA 08-31-16
    alliecat61 Flower Mound, Texas USA 08-31-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Not Great, But Good"

    Not as capturing as the first few books, but entertaining. Will continue to read the series.

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    Don 06-18-16
    Don 06-18-16
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    "Disappointed"

    This is a lot different than other Thor books. I had a hard time staying engaged. I guess Scott Harvath is getting a little long in the years. I miss the old Harvath. The entire book seemed like he was wearing New Yorker Skinny jeans.

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    Gary Suwanee, GA, United States 06-02-16
    Gary Suwanee, GA, United States 06-02-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Narration is very monotone"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    Hard to follow the story line because of the bad narration monotone to the point of being painful. Story jumps around a lot.


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