The Apostle: A Thriller
On Sale: June 30, 2009
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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
Master of suspense and #1 New York Times bestselling author
Brad Thor returns with his most riveting international
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
In a dangerous assignment that the United States government
will deny any knowledge of, Scot Harvath must secretly
infiltrate Kabul's notorious Policharki Prison and free the
man the kidnappers demand as ransom - al-Qaeda mastermind,
But when Harvath arrives, he quickly learns that there is
more to the kidnapping than anyone dares to admit. And as
the subterfuge is laid bare, Harvath must examine his own
career of hunting down and killing terrorists, and ask
himself if he has what it takes to help one of the world's
worst go free.
Brimming with the kind of ripped-from-the-headlines
authenticity Brad Thor's internationally bestselling novels
are known for, The Apostle doubles down on the blockbuster
success of The Last Patriot and reaffirms Thor's status as
the master of the political thriller.
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