Blowback (Scot Harvath, Book 4) by Brad Thor

By Brad Thor

A weapon designed to decimate the Roman Empire has simply develop into the number 1 chance to the United States.

From the nationwide bestselling writer of The Lions of Lucerne, Path of the Assassin, and State of the Union comes the main gripping overseas mystery but that includes army SEAL became covert counterterrorism agent Scot Harvath.

"Scot Harvath is the best all-American hero for the post-September eleventh world."
-- Nelson DeMille

When a secret millions of years within the making threatens to catapult the enemies of the USA to a definite and decisive victory, the one individual the president can demand assistance is the fellow the management has simply fired.

Caught survive Al Jazeera in an off-the-books operation, Scot Harvath's occupation has been terminated and he's compelled to visit floor because the president bows to strain from a ruthless senator along with her attractions set at the White condominium. but if the tide within the warfare on terror without notice turns opposed to the united states, the president has no selection yet to secretly deliver Harvath again inside.

Ducking a congressional subpoena, Harvath travels to the Mediterranean, the place he learns of a shadowy association that has been combing the earth for many years looking for the final word weapon to take advantage of opposed to the U.S. and her allies.

Now, after 3 summers of record-setting warmth throughout present-day Europe, one gradually melting Alpine glacier has given up an historical secret--one with the capability to thrust civilization again into the darkish Ages.

From Cyprus, London, and Paris, to Italy, Switzerland, and Saudi Arabia, Harvath needs to race opposed to the clock to forestall one of many maximum evils ever to stand the U.S.. along with his attribute high-voltage motion, sweeping overseas locales, and meticulous examine, Brad Thor has created one other supercharged novel that's certain to thrill.

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Couldn’t defeat the progress of science: blow into the bag, pee in the bottle, blood smear under the microscope and there you were, fucked without a kiss. Charlie looked up, neck aching from the effort. To his right, the bridge illuminations necklaced the Thames, chokers of ambers and yellows and whites and reds. Charlie blinked, trying to sharpen the blur. Too bright to be Battersea Bridge. The Albert then. Shit: he’d done it again. He peered across the road for confirmation and got it from the road sign.

Up to here with traitors and super-spies,’ he said. For some inexplicable reason, the Ministry of Works, which was responsible for government decoration, considered buildings south of the river to be modern, for which Wilson was grateful. There was the obligatory bookcase, with its stuck-together tomes, but otherwise he was spared Naire-Hamilton’s working conditions. There were even two Dora Carrington pictures on the wall. The window view of the river included St Paul’s and the furniture was sufficiently contemporary not to make the television set, on which Wilson sometimes watched afternoon horse racing, appear obtrusive.

Charlie thought he should have received a pension. They were awarded for hernias and other army disabilities. And he was bloody sure that’s what he had – a provable disability from stamping around national service parade grounds in boots weighing a ton and over which they’d made him crouch, day after day, burning out the toecap lumps with a hot spoon and then polishing and spitting and polishing and spitting, to get a shine. It was to escape from the parade ground that he’d sat the examination for the intelligence corps, competing with the Sandhurst failures who gargled their words and had MG sports cars to take advantage of the weekend passes they always seemed able to get.

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