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Publisher's Summary

July 4th weekend, New York City: As thousands of holiday travelers make their way out of Manhattan, a flawlessly executed terrorist attack plunges the city into a maelstrom of panic and death. Amid the chaos, an elite team of foreign operatives is systematically searching for one of their own, a man so powerful that the US government refuses to admit he even exists and will do anything to keep him hidden. Now, with the world's deadliest enemy upon America's doorstep, counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath must fight his way through the burning city streets to take down an invisible terrorist mastermind with the means to unleash hell on a global scale.

©2006 Brad Thor (P)2006 Simon & Schuster, Inc.

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excellent from start to finish

book one. Lions at Lucerne almost lost me but the books just keep getting better.

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I very much enjoyed this story. I read it in 1 day. I’m a fan of Brad Thor and have already read many if his books. I look forward to my next Brad Thor book. Great story, action and colorful characters.

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Somewhat disappointing

I really like Brad Thor's Scot Harvath series, especially The Lions of Lucerne (amazing), Path of the Assassin, & State of the Union. While I mostly like this story, there were some holes in it that didn't get plugged and that I got hung up on - like the assumption that the murderous rescuer was just "gone" when there was still a no-fly alert over NY City. Really?? Seemed like there was no interest in tying up the lose end, so Scot simply resigned himself and gave up chasing. There were some 'whys' missing - like why did the troll even care about rescuing what's his name. What I particularly didn't like was the reader, who adopted a voice for Scot Harvath that was nasally and high - classically unsuitable for the competent, quick, smart thinking hero. He used a similar voice for the President Rutledge, that was nasally as well and with a rate of speech that made him seem incompetent and irritable, instead of steady and thoughtful even in the face of a monumental crisis. I stopped listening to Blow Back b/c of my irritation with George Guidall's narration. I'll give the next in the series a shot, but I don't know if I'll hang in there with the series if it's the same reader.

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recommend

Pretty good listen. narrator is incredible. writing is getting better with each book. will definitely continue listening.

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Take Down

What an amazing book. Kept me focused and on the edge of my seat for the whole story.

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A great series you shouldn't miss!

Brad Thor does a great job of pulling you into the story. He not only provides a great storyline but his technical perspective is right on point.

And of course, where one story ends, another begins!

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Great Book

Big fan this series. However, I'm not a big fan of George Guidall's voice. It sounds like I'm listening to a National Geographic narration instead of a political thriller.

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Best of Brad Thor

Riveting. This is by far the best of Thor's Horvath series. Surprise ending was most unexpected.

George Guidall is simply the best ever!

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Wonderful

A fast paced action thriller . My favorite Brad Thor so far . Had me on the edge of my seat.

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amazing book

I'm not sure why none of these books have been turned into a movie but my latest thoughts I to the effects of if the movie industry doesn't want to take part and be excellent book someone should turn these books into illustrations of a great cartoon please mr. Bradley Thor find a way to make these into movies.

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  • Churchill1940
  • 11-02-19

Outstanding novel from Brad Thor

This 1 of the amazing books, Scott Harvath series is one you can't wait for the next in the series to listen too.

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  • William
  • 07-31-18

ACTION!

Fast paced action all the way! Description of characters and places makes you feel part of it. Definitely recommend it!