Brad Thor Collectors' Edition #2: Blowback, Takedown, and The First Commandment

by Brad Thor

Atria Books | May 6, 2014 | Hardcover

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An elegant hardcover boxed set including Blowback, Takedown, and The First Commandment, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor.

“[Brad Thor] and Harvath are the real deal, and you should accept no substitutes.” —BookReporter.com

Both a must-have for any fan of Brad Thor and the perfect introduction to his masterful thrillers, this handsomely bound edition is one of four special Collector’s Editions, available now. Follow counterterrorism operative and ex-SEAL Scot Harvath’s action-packed exploits, and discover why Brad Thor has been called “America’s favorite author” (KKTX).

BLOWBACK
Scot Harvath’s counterterrorism career has just crashed and burned—thanks in part to a ruthless senator with her sights set on the White House. But when the war on terror takes a chilling turn, the president has no choice but to secretly bring Harvath back inside. Deep beneath an Alpine glacier, an ancient weapon designed to destroy the Roman Empire has been unearthed—and a shadowy organization intends to use it for America’s downfall. Racing across Europe, Harvath must secure the ultimate instrument of destruction before it brings the United States and the rest of the world to its knees.

TAKEDOWN
July 4th weekend, New York City: As thousands of holiday travelers make their way out of Manhattan, a flawlessly executed terrorist attack plunges the city into a maelstrom of panic and death. Amid the chaos, an elite team of foreign operatives is systematically searching for one of their own, a man so powerful that the U.S. government refuses to admit he even exists and will do anything to keep him hidden. Now, with the world’s deadliest enemy upon America’s doorstep, counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath must fight his way through the burning city streets to take down an invisible terrorist mastermind with the means to unleash hell on a global scale.

THE FIRST COMMANDMENT
When the President of the United States is blackmailed into releasing five detainees from Guantanamo Bay, a sadistic assassin with a vendetta years in the making is reactivated. Suddenly, the people closest to counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath are being targeted and he realizes that somehow, somewhere he has left the wrong person alive. With his life plunged into absolute peril, and the president ordering him to stay out of the investigation, Harvath must mount his own covert plan for revenge—and in so doing will uncover shattering revelations about the organizations and the nation he has spent his life serving.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 1280 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 4.2 in

Published: May 6, 2014

Publisher: Atria Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1476773637

ISBN - 13: 9781476773636

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Brad Thor Collectors' Edition #2: Blowback, Takedown, and The First Commandment

Brad Thor Collectors' Edition #2: Blowback, Takedown, and The First Commandment

by Brad Thor

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 1280 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 4.2 in

Published: May 6, 2014

Publisher: Atria Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1476773637

ISBN - 13: 9781476773636

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An elegant hardcover boxed set including Blowback, Takedown, and The First Commandment, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor.

“[Brad Thor] and Harvath are the real deal, and you should accept no substitutes.” —BookReporter.com

Both a must-have for any fan of Brad Thor and the perfect introduction to his masterful thrillers, this handsomely bound edition is one of four special Collector’s Editions, available now. Follow counterterrorism operative and ex-SEAL Scot Harvath’s action-packed exploits, and discover why Brad Thor has been called “America’s favorite author” (KKTX).

BLOWBACK
Scot Harvath’s counterterrorism career has just crashed and burned—thanks in part to a ruthless senator with her sights set on the White House. But when the war on terror takes a chilling turn, the president has no choice but to secretly bring Harvath back inside. Deep beneath an Alpine glacier, an ancient weapon designed to destroy the Roman Empire has been unearthed—and a shadowy organization intends to use it for America’s downfall. Racing across Europe, Harvath must secure the ultimate instrument of destruction before it brings the United States and the rest of the world to its knees.

TAKEDOWN
July 4th weekend, New York City: As thousands of holiday travelers make their way out of Manhattan, a flawlessly executed terrorist attack plunges the city into a maelstrom of panic and death. Amid the chaos, an elite team of foreign operatives is systematically searching for one of their own, a man so powerful that the U.S. government refuses to admit he even exists and will do anything to keep him hidden. Now, with the world’s deadliest enemy upon America’s doorstep, counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath must fight his way through the burning city streets to take down an invisible terrorist mastermind with the means to unleash hell on a global scale.

THE FIRST COMMANDMENT
When the President of the United States is blackmailed into releasing five detainees from Guantanamo Bay, a sadistic assassin with a vendetta years in the making is reactivated. Suddenly, the people closest to counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath are being targeted and he realizes that somehow, somewhere he has left the wrong person alive. With his life plunged into absolute peril, and the president ordering him to stay out of the investigation, Harvath must mount his own covert plan for revenge—and in so doing will uncover shattering revelations about the organizations and the nation he has spent his life serving.

About the Author

Brad Thor studied Creative Writing at the University of Southern California under renowned author T.C. Boyle. He created and hosts an MTV-style travel series called 'Travelling Lite'. It debuted in 1997, and 23 episodes and two seasons later, the show now appears worldwide, including UK, France, Spain, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Brazil and the US. His Emmy Award-winning company, Thor Entertainment, has recently won a Platinum "Best of Show" Aurora Award and a Communicator Broadcast Award of Distinction. Brad Thor lives in Park City, Utah. He is the author of the bestselling Scot Harvath series of books. His latest novel in this series is entitled, Foreign Influence. His title Black List made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2012.