The First Commandment

The First Commandment

Book - 2007
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Covert counterterrorism agent Scot Harvath awakens to discover that his world has changed violently--and forever. A sadistic assassin with a personal vendetta is wreaking havoc of biblical proportions. Unleashing nightmarish horrors on those closest to Harvath, the attacker thrusts everything Harvath holds dear--including his life-- nto absolute peril. Ordered by the president to stay out of the investigation, Harvath is forced to mount his own operation to uncover the conspiracy and to exact revenge. When he discovers a connection between the attacks and a group of prisoners secretly released from Guantanamo, Harvath must ask himself previously unthinkable questions about the organizations and the nation he has spent his life serving.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, c2007.
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed.
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ISBN: 9781416543794
1416543791
9781416543800
9781451635669
Call Number: THOR
Characteristics: 495 p. ; 19 cm.
Subjects: Adventure fiction.
Terrorism -- Fiction.
Intelligence officers -- Fiction.
Alternative Title: 1st commandment

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Tonybaldock
Mar 18, 2016

Fabulous book with Scot Horvath finding terrorist responsible for attacks on his girl, mother, and friends

twinsx3 May 19, 2015

June 4

VanessaCCL Nov 12, 2012

"U.S. president Jack Rutledge has violated the first commandment of war: he has negotiated with terrorists. One of the Guantanamo detainees released in this negotiation is now systematically attacking series hero Scot Harvath's friends and family. Though Scot doesn't know why they're being attacked, and his president has forbidden him to retaliate, he can't sit idly by while his loved ones are decimated. His global search for truth makes for a "violent, shoot-'em-up pulse pounder" (Publishers Weekly) that will have you finishing The First Commandment and reaching for the next in the series, The Last Patriot (6th & 7th, respectively, in a series that now numbers 11 - Black List was published earlier this year)." Thrillers and Suspense Newsletter November 2012 http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=566958

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c210flyer
Aug 24, 2009

I enjoy the military novels. This is a very good one. 8 out of 10 stars.

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