|Foreign Influence (2010) [Novel]|
by Brad Thor
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(From the publisher):
Navy SEAL turned covert operative Scot Horvath is called to action once again int Brad Thor's hottest political thriller yet.
Buried within the plack ops budget of the Department of Defense, a new spy agency has been created. Unfettered by the oversight of self-serving politicians, it reports only to a secret panel of insiders. It's job is to target America's enemiew-both foreign and domestic-under a charcer of thee simple words: Find, Fix and Finish.
Recruited as a field operative, Scot Horvath has just returned from his first assignment abroad when a bombing in Rome kills a group of American college students. The evidence points to a dangerous colleague from Horvath's past and a plan for further attacks on an unimaginable scale.
Horvath is tasked with leveraging his relationship to lure the man out of hiding and kill him on the spot. But what if it's the wrong man?
Simultaneously, a young woman is struck by a taxi in a hit-and-run in Chicago. With only two intoxicated witnesses and more than five thousand cabs in the city, the Chicago Police have given up on their investigation. But when the family's attorney digs deeper, he will uncover a shocking connection to the bombing in Rome and the perpetrators' plans for America.
As the story rockets to its conclusion, the plots intersect in a race to prevent one of the most audacious and unthinkable acts of terror in the history of mankind.
Original title: Foreign Influence
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Suspense