The Apostle (Unabridged)
by Brad Thor
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Every politician has a secret. And when the daughter of a politically connected family is kidnapped abroad, America's new president will agree to anything - even a deadly and ill-advised rescue plan - in order to keep his secret hidden. A new administration and a new approach to dealing with America's enemies have left covert counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath without a job. But when American doctor Julia Gallo is kidnapped in Afghanistan, the terms of her ransom leave the president with only one course of action. In a dangerous assignment that the United States government will deny any knowledge of, Scot Harvath must secretly infiltrate Kabul's notorious Policharki Prison and free the man the kidnappers demand as ransom -- al-Qaeda mastermind, Mustafa Khan. But when Harvath arrives, he quickly learns that there is more to the kidnapping than anyone dares to admit. And as the subterfuge is laid bare, Harvath must examine his own career of hunting down and killing terrorists, and ask himself if he has what it takes to help one of the world's worst go free. Brimming with the kind of ripped-from-the-headlines authenticity Brad Thor's internationally bestselling novels are known for, The Apostle doubles down on the blockbuster success of The Last Patriot and reaffirms Thor's status as the master of the political thriller.
This is an awesome audiobook from a great author. Current events with ties to a kidnapping in Afghanistan and the rescue operation. Also highly recommend his other books!
My first Brad Thor book and I liked it. The characters were funny and the overall plots did keep your attention. The action overseas had some pretty decent suspense to it so you stayed engaged with the characters and sometimes didn"t know who might die. A very good listen.
Excellent book, excellent narrator. I enjoyed the story all the way through. Love the narrators voices for each character. He did a good job with Elise.