The Apostle (Mass Market Paperbound)
A new administration and a new approach to dealing with America's enemies have left covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath without a job. But when American doctor Julia Gallo is kidnapped in Afghanistan, the terms of her ransom leave the president with only one course of action.
Every politician has a secret. And when the daughter of a politically connected family is kidnapped abroad, America's new president will agree to anything even a deadly and ill-advised rescue plan in order to keep his secret hidden.
But when covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath is assigned to infiltrate one of the world's most notorious prisons and free the man the kidnappers demand as ransom, he quickly learns that there is much more to the operation than anyone dares to admit.
As the subterfuge is laid bare, Harvath must examine his own career of ruthlessly hunting down and killing terrorists and decide if he has what it takes to help one of the world's worst go free.
About the Author
Brad Thor is the #1"New York Times"bestselling author of"Code of Conduct", "Act of War", "Hidden Order", "Black List", "Full Black"(one of"Suspense Magazine" s best political thrillers of 2011), "The Athena Project", "Foreign Influence"(one of"Suspense Magazine" s best political thrillers of 2010), "The Apostle", "The Last Patriot"(nominated best thriller of the year by the International Thriller Writers Association), "The First Commandment", "Takedown", "Blowback"(recognized as one of the Top 100 Killer Thrillers of All Time by NPR), "State of the Union", "Path of the Assassin", and"The Lions of Lucerne". Visit his website at BradThor.com.