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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The overall synopsis of the book is as follows. 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.

Where the book was greatly underwhelming, and I think, the premise poorly served, was boowback the whole thing was presented in way too black and white a manner with too much predictability and bland characterisation.

That us unusual for me thir I never give up on books! He is immediately recalled to D. The main character, Scot This author keeps coming up with ways to keep the story fresh. Caught live on Al Jazeera in an off-the-books operation, Scot Harvath’s career has been terminated and he is forced to go to ground as the president bows to pressure from a ruthless senator with her sights rbad on the White House.

I finally realized I wasn’t forgetting names from before. Added by 14 of our members. This series has the same premise as the Vince Flynn books, but lacks in readability. You can get away with that, maybe, once per novel.


Review of ‘Blowback’ by Brad Thor

In busy city bazaar, TV news exposes our hero agent Scot catching vendor, substituted for escaped Assassin Alomari. May 21, Keith Dickson rated it did not like it. I kid you tthor is actually worth the read just for that.

Mar 04, Andrew Kendall rated it really liked it. We need to get over this type of story. Source data for the plague is contained in an ancient Persian book Arthashastra, which Hannibal the Cathaginian General incorporated into his tactics and planned to use against the Romans but lost his weaponry and his elite men in the frozen Alps bordering France-Italy. The first few chapters of Blowback had me worried because the chapters were short and seemingly formulaic in structure.

Assassin killed Marie and son, so Claudia pretends to want greater share of sale. The plot is lead by a Saudi Prince Hamal who uses his fortune to develop the hybrid biological and distribute it and the antidote via a islamic food distribution company that he charters into Detroit.

How could their weapons affect us now? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Too much boring politicos, Helen. Internet speculation rages over who will play Scot Harvath. The king then extracts a promise from blowbxck hero “don’t kill my son. Perhaps your political perspective can affect summation of this book, but I felt that it was a great idea, muddied by a whole lot of convenient nefarious goings on, which contributed little to the thrill and nothing to the action.


No trivia or quizzes yet. The plot twists and turns develop as much like a mystery as a thriller. Thank you for brae by.

Blowback (Scot Harvath, book 4) by Brad Thor

Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah is good. Leave this field blank. Paperbackpages. This time about how Islamist terrorists intend to rid the world of everyone who is not a true believer using an ancient technology that Hannibal intended to use on the Romans in B.

Using snake venom and other toxins to produce them. Confronting the Shia master in Switzerland, Scot and Jillian witness a double cross by Ozan and learn of the depth of the conspiracy. Racing across Europe, Harvath must secure the ultimate instrument of destruction before it brings the United States and the rest of the world to its knees.

In isolated village, US Army teams find and get infected by bioweapon. I am not sure about the author’s contention that Artha Sasthra contains recipe This is the second Brad Thor book I have read.

Without support from his government, Harvath must accept help from the Uncle of the kidnapped scientist whom he doesn’t trust and beautiful Molecular Biologist Jillian Alcott.