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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In many ways, even with the political subplots, this is a rather timeless story, which is pretty admirable. You just can’t go wrong with Brad Thor and Scot Harvath!

Senator looking to topple the sitting President through a grad failure of Harvath’s. During my read of this book I was also reading a novel by Stephen King that I am enjoying.

Blowback (Scot Harvath, book 4) by Brad Thor

Some folks are new, just added here, appear later in book. Deep beneath an Alpine glacier, an ancient weapon designed to decimate the Roman Empire has been unearthed Scot Harvath’s counterterrorism career has just crashed and burned — thanks in part to a ruthless senator with her sights set on the White House. Scot procrastinates answer, when all she asks for is his name, meaning if he comes from good guys.

It is the 4th tome and I felt the weakest so far in his Scot Harvath series. As he learns what is happening, so do we. Return to Book Page. The writing is inconsistent and common.

The Christians and Shiites all are dead. In enemy warehouse, they cannot raise sniper outside. blowbqck

Review of ‘Blowback’ by Brad Thor

Firstly the attempted political and career discrediting of blowbakc main character, Scot Harvarth, by a US Senator who has her sights set on the Vice-Presidential and ultimately Presidential nomination though the destroying of the current sitting President.

The totally over the top, almost cartoon like, take your disbelief and hang it in the wardrobe, wild ride type — along the lines of Austin Powers, Colin Forbes’, even James Bond to a certain degree.

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. Brad Thor’s Blowback is not the worst, but it’s definitely not much above mediocre either.


BLOWBACK – Brad Thor

Blowback Scot Harvath Book 4 Author s: At the same time, America’s War on Terror continues, and secretly the President sends Harvath back out into the field on his most blowbacm mission yet, he is sent to the Swiss Alps to uncover an ancient weapon designed to decimate the Roman Empire, and is about to fall into the hands of terrorists who will use the weapon to obliterate the US and the rest of the world, and Harvath is the only man who can stop them!

Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah is good. For a complete change of pace, I’m going t Maybe I’m getting tired of thrillers, but my reaction to this book has been underwhelming. A group of Islamic scientists working on the miracle of the ‘Sword of Allah’ are dying in accidents arranged by Khalid Sheik Alomari while villagers and Christian Missionaries in Brav Iraq die a slow painful death as do the Soldiers from Arrowhead Brigade SBCT who discover thkr diseased village devoured by “Algul!!

Skip to brsd content. Everybody owes him something. I just could not take this story and characters I checked out from public library the audio book version.

This author keeps coming up with ways to keep the story fresh. He is definitely not Vince Flynn bless his soul. Brad Thor may have just created Mitch Rapp’s replacement, no offense or disrespect to Vince Flynn’s Mitch Rapp series, I love that series just as much as this series.

Where the book was greatly underwhelming, and I think, the premise poorly served, was that the whole thing was presented in way too black and white a manner with too much predictability and bland characterisation. I’m definitely going to keep my eye out for other Brad Thor novels now. Lists with This Book. The descriptions are way too long, and it takes ages to get to the point. Kevin McCauliff 28 may be a friend from “annual Marine Corps Marathon” pbut please boil down to essential.

Thor did bring his character back to reality a couple of times, when right in the middle of dangerous stunts he would wonder where his life was heading and if he was taking his career t Brad Thor’s main character, Scot Harvath, is a man to behold. You’d be surprised how long ancient poisons remain lethal” p That us unusual for me because I never give up on books!


Abdullah makes Scot promise not to kill his son Hamal, so Scot shoots Hamal in kneecaps.

As always, military knowledge reigns supreme and the tech and toys have a realistic feel. Skorpion is fat Kalachka, underestimated by Harvath as intermediary, fence. Then there are the psychological, the creepy, the leave the lights on, fasten your seatbelts, things could get hairy here types — in this category Tom Hlowback, Len Deighton, John LeCarre, Robert Ludlum, Scott Turow and Frederick Forsyth and many many others.

Brad Thor’s main character, Scot Harvath, tthor a man to behold.

That plotline more of less parallels Harvath seeking to reclaim his job and also prevent the new worldwide threat from terrorists, mostly or entirely off-the-books, as it were. Perhaps a bit far-fetched in some people’s minds, but the premise of the book really appealed to me.

Ducking a congressional subpoena, Harvath travels to the Mediterranean, where he learns of a shadowy organization that has been combing the earth for decades in search of the ultimate weapon to use against the United States and her allies.

No opera, no wine, no tiny food. It happened, I think, three times in this one novel alone. My only real issue was that the author is all too obvious in his dislike for democrats, and the character “Carmichael” was clearly loosely based around Hilary Clinton, who I happen to admire. They are checking up on some Christian missionaries who haven’t been heard of but are startled to find half the village dead from a horrible, flu like disease with some very nasty symptoms. Post new comment Your name.

However, when he meets an old girlfriend’s new boyfriend, Harvath sprouts a bro’-boner: Scot Harvath, Book 4 Author s: A group with Al Qaeda links led by glowback Scorpion intends to use it to bring America bad her knees.

Jun 07, Will rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other books in the series. Beyond this blowbackk of hoo-rah American Nationalism lies the kernel of a good action thriller.