Brad Thor and his indomitable hero, Scot Harvath, are back, raising the stakes and taking on oneof the world's deadliest terrorist organizations, one bent on stoking a global holy war of apocalyptic proportions.
After rescuing the president from kidnappers, Navy SEAL turned Secret Service agentScot Harvath
shifts his attentionto rooting out, capturingor killingall those responsible forthe plot.As he prepares to close out his list, a bloody and twistedtrail of clues points towards one man:the world's most feared, most ruthless terrorist, Hashim Nidal. Nidal has assembled
As this man prepares an
international league of Islamic terrorist networks in aningenious plot to topple both Israeland America.Harvath and his CIA-ledteam must reach Nidalbefore it's too late. Oneproblem remains; theyhave no idea what the manlooks like. Only oneperson can positively identify Harvath's quarry: Meg Cassidy,a beautiful hijacking survivor. Together, Scot and Meg must untangle a maddening webof global intrigue stretching across four continents. From Macau, Jerusalem,and Chicago,to Libya, Capri, and Rome,Harvath and Cassidy find themselves locked in a desperate race against time to sortthe pieces of a deadlypuzzle that will test not only their physical and mental limitsbut also the growing bond they feel for each other.
Thor's national best-selling debut, The Lionsof Lucerne , was hailed as "high-voltage entertainment reminiscent of Robert Ludlum" ( Literary Journal ). Now, he again delivers a non-stop action asone man's quest for revenge thrusts him intoa battle to save his country....
After rescuing the
Presidentfrom kidnappers, Navy SEAL turned Secret Service agent Scot Harvath shifts his attentionsto rooting out, capturing,or killing all those responsible for the plot. As he prepares to close out his list, a bloody and twisted trail of clues points towardone man --the world's most feared, most ruthless terrorist, Hashim Nidal. Havingassembled an international league of Islamic terrorist networks in an ingenious plot to topple both Israel and America,Harvath and his CIA-led team must reach Nidal before it's too late. One problem remains --they have no idea what the man looks like. With no alternative, Harvath is forced to recruit a civilian -- a woman who has survived a brutal hijacking and is now the only
Only one person
whocan positively identify their quarry.From the burning deserts of North Africato the winding streets ofRome, Harvath must bravea maelstromof bloodshedand deception -- before a madman's twisted vision engulfsthe world in the fires of all-out war....
Shelfari edited the description of Path of the Assassin Friday, July 31, 2009.