About the BookAfter the body of a high-value terrorism suspect washes ashore on the coast of Italy, covert counterterrorism operative Scot Horvath must stop an ISIS-led plot to destroy the Vatican in this pulse-pounding thriller by #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author Thor. Tall Premium Edition.
Book SynopsisFrom the #1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author Brad Thor comes "his very best" (The Washington Times) thriller, following covert operative Scot Harvath as he is called upon to stop an ISIS-led plot to destroy the Vatican.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 but missing terrorism suspect, 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 provides the deniability the United States needs, while he breaks every rule along the way. Teeming with fascinating characters and electrifying intrigue, Brad Thor does it again and proves why he is known around-the-world as a master of thrillers.
About the AuthorBrad Thor is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twenty-two thrillers, including Black Ice, Near Dark (one of Suspense Magazine's Best Books of the Year), Backlash (nominated for the Barry Award for Best Thriller of the Year), Spymaster ("One of the all-time best thriller novels" --The Washington Times), The Last Patriot (nominated Best Thriller of the Year by the International Thriller Writers association), and Blowback (one of the "Top 100 Killer Thrillers of All Time" --NPR). Visit his website at BradThor.com and follow him on Facebook at Facebook.com/BradThorOfficial and on Twitter @BradThor.