Blowback has ratings and reviews. Gary said: This author keeps coming up with ways to keep the story fresh. In a James Rollins/Dan Brown type.. . Archaeologists make a stunning discovery in a pass high in the French – Italian Alps, but do not live to tell the tale. A year later, Islamic. Blowback by Brad Thor – Scot Harvath’s counterterrorism career has just crashed and burned—thanks in part to a ruthless senator with her sights set on the.
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I’m routinely disappointed, but I still keep it up.
There are aspects of this book that remind me of an Indiana Jones adventure. Contrasting the weird world of King’s book, Duma Key, and this one, I not so sure that I did not find King’s work more believable.
BLOWBACK – Brad Thor
In this thriller, counter-terrorism operative, Scot Harvath, sets out to prevent a Muslim caliphate from becoming a rea If you are a fan of Ludlum, you may like Brad Thor. I particularly loved brzd story tie-ins to the famous Carthaginian General Hannibal and to ancient forms of warfare. Harvath, and through him The President of the US, have other problems as well as Democrat Senator Helen Cunningham is on the trail of both of them, trying to prove that there is something else going on with covert operations.
The overall synopsis of the book is as follows. I’ve learned my lesson not to leave so much time between Brad Thor novels.
Jan 13, Karen Roettger rated it it was ok. Lists with This Book. Books by Brad Thor. It’s a great premise — a biological weapon that once threatened the Roman Empire is back with the potential to wipe out huge parts of the world.
Archaeologists make a stunning discovery in a pass high in the French — Italian Alps, but do not live to tell the tale. It’s a very sci-fi like plot I know what you are thinking: Perhaps your political perspective can affect summation of this book, but I felt that it was a great idea, muddied by a thr lot of convenient nefarious goings on, which contributed little to the thrill and nothing to the action.
Jan 15, Gary rated it really bdad it Shelves: Brad Thor’s main character, Scot Harvath, is a man to behold. Though he was no judge of man flesh, Harvath couldn’t blowbacm but notice how handsome the guy was.
Refresh and try again. Her “PhD in paleopathology” p 79 is about ancient bioweapons. A host of new and intriguing characters thhor the story fresh and interesting. Of course she’s gorgeous. Nov 03, Lynn rated it did not like it.
And then a US army unit moves into the peaceful, multi-religion village of Asalaam near Mosul in Iraq. While you’re there, you can enjoy videos as well as sign up for bpowback exclusive newsletter with its special subscriber-only content, contests, and GREAT prizes. Feb 12, Jimena rated it it was ok.
The descriptions are way too long, and it takes ages to get to the point. That us unusual for me because I never give up on books! He must also stop his arch enemy Khalid Sheik Alomari, a high-ranking al-Qaeda operative and ruthless assassin.
Blowback (Scot Harvath, #4) by Brad Thor
The bloeback character, Scot This author keeps coming up with ways to keep the story fresh. He also lets us know what kind of watch he wears. Bad “ex-Secret Service agent Timothy Rayburn.
Nothing could be further from reality. I felt the story and how it evolved was just silly and weak. Brilliant physicist Emir Tokay is kidnapped while aiming for home in Turkey.
No doubt about it, many of the the action scenes were exciting and well written, but the existence of the weapon and how it survived was brush stroke and questionable at best, the connection between the weapon and the intra-Muslim faith tensions too self-serving; and the various political conspiracies way too convenient.