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In a daring and chilling debut, Brad Thor draws us into a sinister labyrinth of political intrigue and international terrorism, serving up an explosive cocktail of unrelenting action -- and a shattering climax -- as one man is pushed to the edge.
On the snow-covered slopes of Utah, the unthinkable has just become a nightmarish reality: thirty Secret Service agents have been viciously executed and the vacationing president of the United States is kidnapped by one of the most lethal terrorist organizations in the Middle East -- the dreaded Fatah.
But one man, surviving agent and ex­Navy SEAL Scot Harvath, doesn't believe the Fatah is responsible for the attack. Driven by his professional code of duty and honor -- and a solemn vow to avenge his fallen comrades -- Scot creates his own rules to get some answers. But his search for the truth raises the blood pressure of his superiors...and casts his own life in mortal jeopardy. The deadly machinations have been set in motion by a shadowy coalition, comprising some of the highest-ranking officials in government and business -- men who operate above the law, men who realize the threat Scot poses to their hidden agenda...men who will do anything to stop him.
Now framed for murder and on the run, Scot goes for broke and takes his own brand of justice to the unlikeliest place of all -- the towering mountains of Switzerland. It is there that he finds an improbable ally in the beautiful Claudia Mueller of the Swiss Federal Attorney's Office. Together they must brave the subzero temperatures and sheer heights of treacherous Mount Pilatus -- and enter the den of the most notorious team of professional killers the world has ever known.

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The Lions of Lucerne
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April 7th, 2015
at first, cant believe the luck that Harvath is going through but the twists and turns of the story is very well written. I will highly recommend this to readers who l ikes conspiracy theories and action /adventures at the same time
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Another fast pace thriller
April 1st, 2015
I have read several books by this author and am never disappointed. He writes good political mysteries and takes us around the world and thrills are abound.
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Solid
February 14th, 2015
Though some of the twists were pretty much telegraphed the story was written in a way to drop you right in the middle of the action. First Thor book but not my last.
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Rollercoaster
January 27th, 2014
What a ride. Never a dull moment!
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The Lions of Lucerne
December 31st, 2013
Solid book and writing skills keep you turning pages, well done Brad.
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Lions of lucerne
June 24th, 2013
This writer is awesome. Can't wait to read the next installment of Scot 's action packed career and life.
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