Use of Force : A Thriller

Use of Force : A Thriller

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When the body of a high-value terrorist washes ashore after a severe storm across the Mediterranean Sea, Scot Harvath is tapped by the CIA to determine if the suspect was connected to months of rumors about a major attack. By the best-selling author of Foreign Agent.

Simon and Schuster
“With his latest pulse-pounding adventure, Brad Thor puts the rest of the genre on notice—Use of Force is the thriller to beat in 2017.”—The Real Book Spy

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor.

As a storm rages across the Mediterranean Sea, a terrifying distress call is made to the Italian Coast Guard. Days later, a body washes ashore.

Identified as a high value terrorism suspect (who had disappeared three years prior), his name sends panic through the Central Intelligence Agency.

Where was he headed? What was he planning? And could he be connected to the “spectacular attack” they have been fearing all summer?

In a race against time, the CIA taps an unorthodox source to get answers: Navy SEAL turned covert counterterrorism operative, Scot Harvath.

Hired on a black contract, Harvath will provide the deniability the United States needs, while he breaks every rule along the way.

Packed with pulse-pounding action, fascinating characters, and electrifying intrigue, Brad Thor does it again and proves why he is known around the world as the “Master of Thrillers.”

Publisher: Atria Books,, 2017
ISBN: 9781476789408
1476789401
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Alternative Title: Axis 360 eBooks

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USAF1969
Oct 31, 2017

Usual good read from Brad Thor and usual tough/smart guy Scott Harvath as the major character. The story line is interesting and creative. As always, Harvath and gang get themselves into serious messes and get out of them with creative, though sometimes improbable, means. One thing I really like about Thor's Harvath character is that the text often displays his thinking patterns and introspection on both options for action and post-option reflection on what went wrong and how he could have fixed it. Good read as always from Thor. Enjoy!

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reader7176
Oct 16, 2017

Enjoyed this book action from 1st page. Like Scott Harvath character and the things he gets involved in. Good Book!

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thiessenj98
Sep 01, 2017

I had picked up this book because it was on multiple lists of top books of 2017. I stopped reading at page 99 (which I never do) because I was disappointed: the writing just seemed superficial/lazy. Books can be easy reads without being this superficial.

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kmre_37
Jul 29, 2017

Good book, couldn't put it down. I think I would change my rating to 4 stars !

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