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Backlash

A Thriller

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“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.

© Jeremy Cowart

Brad Thor, a graduate of the University of Southern California, has served as a member of the Department of Homeland Security's Analytic Red Cell Programme, a think tank established to brainstorm possible threats to America's national security. He is the author of the bestselling thrillers, The Lions of Lucerne, Path of the Assassin, State of the Union, Blowback, Takedown, The First Commandment and The Last Patriot. Visit www.BradThor.com for more.

  • Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books (June 25, 2019)
  • Length: 384 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781982104054

"BACKLASH is Brad Thor's best ever thriller. But probably only until his next one."

– The Washington Times

"Thriller fans are known to plan their summer vacations around the latest Brad Thor release . . . And this year's release, BACKLASH, promises to be one of the highest-octane thrillers in years."

– CrimeReads, "The Most Anticipated Crime Books of Summer"

"One of the author's most hard-hitting novels yet."

– Amazon Book Review, Summer Book Guide

"It's as close to perfect as a thriller can be."

– Providence Journal

"BACKLASH is a triumph."

– BookReporter.com

"Relentless."

– New York Journal of Books

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More books in this series: The Scot Harvath Series