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Use of Force Audiobook

Use of Force

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Publisher's Summary

From number-one New York Times best-selling author Brad Thor.

As a storm rages across the Mediterranean Sea, a terrifying distress call is made to the Italian Coast Guard. Days later, a body washes ashore.

Identified as a high value terrorism suspect (who had disappeared three years prior), his name sends panic through the Central Intelligence Agency. Where was he headed? What was he planning? And could he be connected to the "spectacular attack" they have been fearing all summer?

In a race against time, the CIA taps an unorthodox source to get answers: Navy SEAL turned covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath. Hired on a black contract, Harvath will provide the deniability the United States needs while he breaks every rule along the way.

Packed with pulse-pounding action, fascinating characters, and electrifying intrigue, Brad Thor does it again and proves why he is known around-the-world as the "Master of Thrillers".

Includes a bonus interview with the author.

©2017 Brad Thor (P)2017 S&S Audio

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    Cameron 06-28-17
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    "Amazing"

    I really liked all of the action scenes and the fact that the storyline is so dynamic. I truly could not anticipate what was going to happen so I could not stop listening. Back to lions of Lucerne!

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Utawna Leap Middletown, Ohio, US 07-05-17
    Utawna Leap Middletown, Ohio, US 07-05-17 Member Since 2015

    Mom of an awesome kid that has no time to read like normal people.

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    Love these books! Unfortunately, I felt how it ended did not match up with the build up. Still great read though.

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    Wayne Matthews, NC 06-28-17
    Wayne Matthews, NC 06-28-17 Member Since 2017

    I am a husband/dad/granddad who loves books. My reviews are my subjective opinions. My hope is they will help others make buying decisions.

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    "WOW!! Great novel!"

    Brad Thor has written one Scot Harvath novel every year beginning in 2002. His first Harvath novel, The Lions of Lucerne, is among the best debut novel I have ever read, Every novel since has been a solid 5 star thriller, but in my opinion none have been better than The Lions of Lucerne until Use of Force. I have nothing concerning content to add to the publisher's summary, so I'l observe that Thor is almost as great at espionage thrillers as Mark Greaney and Ben Coes. The Harvath character has aged well during the last 16 years as he has moved from Secret Service, to CIA asset, to top operative of the Carlson Group, and during the next novel as working leader of CIA subcontractor the Carlson Group. Brad Thor is a must listen author. Narrator Armand Schultz had become the voice of Scot Harvath.

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    David Ginaitis 06-27-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Schultz narrates a masterpiece"

    Love that Thor can pump a book a year out if he keeps doing this I will keep buying - A Schultz does an amazing job another must have in your library!

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    Robert Hartland 07-09-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Well done!"

    Interesting and easy to finish. Brad Thor makes Scot Harvath come alive with each book.

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    Amazon Customer 07-05-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Not up to Bard Thor-Standard"

    Yes, I've read all of this series but this seemed to be shorter than most and much less climactic at the end. I was actually alarmed that it was over. I LoVE Brad's writing and the story lines but this felt manufactured and less full and robust.

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    Rob S. 07-05-17
    Rob S. 07-05-17
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    "Everything As Expected, but A Bit Rushed"

    Scot Harvath & Reed Carlton Group as it should be. However, this particular story line seemed very rushed. The way all of the loose ends were tied up left quite a bit to be desired in my opinion.

    I could have also done without the authors unrelated narrative at the end. That sort of thing bring little to no value to me, especially for this sort of novel. Honestly, who cares about the tasks the author has to go through for pulp-style spy novels?

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    Okie Girl 07-20-17
    Okie Girl 07-20-17
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    "Love Brad Thor!"

    Skip this one if you aren't a Brad Thor fan! I love the characters, plot, etc.
    Audible books are my favorite when sewing for my grandchildren or on long trips. Brad Thor books last long enough to complete the drive from east coast to OK. We have sat in parking lots just to finish a chapter!
    Vince Flynn was my favorite and after listening to BT after book talk, will give his protégé a try. I remain heartbroken since VFs passing.
    Thank you for another adventure! Another dress done!💕

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    James 07-19-17
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    "This reader detracts from what are good stories."

    Narrator keeps me from reading any more books in this series. Hard to get interested due to narration.

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    C Chang 07-19-17
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    "Another Great Adventure"

    Brad Thor does not disappoint with the latest Harvath thriller. Strap in, hold on, and hope your hair sprays holds!

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