“Raw emotion, nonstop action, and relentless pacing makes Backlash another one-night read from Brad Thor, who delivers the book to beat in 2019.” —The Real Book Spy
#1 New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and #1 Publishers Weekly bestselling author Brad Thor is back with his most gripping thriller yet!
In ancient texts, there are stories about men who struck from the shadows, seemingly beyond the reach of death itself. These men were considered part angel, part demon. Their loyalty was to their families, their friends, and their kings. You crossed these men at your peril. And once crossed, there was no crossing back.
They were fearless; men of honor who have been known throughout history by different names: Spartan, Viking, Samurai.
Today, men like these still strike from the shadows. They are highly prized intelligence agents, military operatives, and assassins.
One man is all three.
Two days ago, that man was crossed—badly.
Now, far from home and surrounded by his enemy, Scot Harvath must battle his way out.
With no support, no cavalry coming, and no one even aware of where he is, it will take everything he has ever learned to survive.
But survival isn’t enough. Harvath wants revenge.
In the most explosive novel Brad Thor has ever written, page after captivating page of action, intrigue, loyalty, and betrayal will keep you hooked until the very last sentence.
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
Brad Thor fans can let out that breath they’ve been holding in since the cliff-hanger conclusion of 2018’s Spymaster, but even if this is your first meeting with ex-SEAL Scot Harvath, it’s easy to get swept up in Backlash’s survival-and-revenge story. As the only survivor on a downed plane in the Russian tundra, Harvath fights both the elements and his enemies to get to the Finnish border, while allies around the globe band together to help get their man out of danger. The explosive action made us feel both the freezing cold and Harvath’s indomitable will.
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Harvath Asian pivot
I always enjoy reading the latest Harvath adventure but it would be nice to see his adventure take place somewhere outside of Europe. Asia seems like an obvious location for espionage giving the rise of China.
This book has no plot. It is just a series of the “hero” trying to escape from Russia and chapter after chapter of him doing exhaustive efforts that stretch him to physical limits page after page. The author forgot to insert a story. I usually like his books, but thought this was boring and totally unbelievable.
This book has a great plot with continuous action and suspense. Clearly one of Brad’s best. Sad opening, but great after that