Brad Thor’s thriller in the Scot Harvath series, The Lions of Lucerne. The Lions of Lucerne is a spy novel published in and written by American novelist Brad Thor. Contents. 1 Plot; 2 Reviews; 3 References; 4 External links. He’s fearless. He’s tireless. If you get him angry, as does the chief of staff of the vice-president of the United States, he’ll pop you with an uppercut. He’s Secret.
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They find the stolen weapons in the mountain, and another bad guy is about to shoot former SEAL Horvath when the cavalry arrives just in time to blow the bad guy’s head off. A shadowy coalition comprises some of the highest-ranking officia On the snowy Utah slopes, thirty Secret Service agents are viciously executed and the vacationing president of the United States kidnapped, seemingly by the Fatah, a lethal terrorist organization in the Middle East.
They walk into nightclubs strapped with explosives, plant car bombs, spray crowded markets with machine-gun fire, and fly hijacked planes full of fuel into buildings.
The Lions of Lucerne (Scot Harvath, #1) by Brad Thor
Want to Read saving…. For me this just takes the action thriller concept to hhor of the polar extremes, which I didn’t find that enjoyable. I hate when an author has the main character sleeping with a new woman every book and so far so good. I did not feel this way about Scot Harvath.
In fact, now that I think of it, I’m not sure the President is even revisited during the course of the search after he is kidnapped. We don’t need to be told the same piece of information three times just because you’re trying to help us recall who the bad guys are and what they’re into.
Fortunately for military intrigue devotees, Brad Thor has done just that lion and on his first time out too. The Lions have set up a Middle Eastern terrorist group to throw the investigation off of their trail.
Just when I decided the author had researched with a wanted to read the Brad Thor book on the best seller list and found that this book is first in a group Tom Clancey-like of thrillers with the same main character.
And while the realism was a bit lacking, as is tradition in this genre, this was as close to realism as it seems to get, which I appreciated.
When the president is kidnapped during his ski holiday in Colorado, bdad Secret Service Agent Scott Harvath is his only hope of rescue.
I’m going to give more of Brad Thor’s novels a chance to see if the character and world can be redeemed however, as of the moment I remain skeptical. Publishers Weekly wrote “it’s hard to get past the novel’s many graceless shortcomings, cliched fo [ This author really “gets” the current political clime vis-a-vis certain “religions of peace” and their suicidal war against western civilization.
The Lions of Lucerne
The sign of a fantastic thriller is the desire to stay up much later than you ought to trying to fly through the book as quickly as possible. He is never in control of the situation and relies more on luck than what little skill he exhibits. Well rounded and believable. That’s simply too many fingers in the pie. Book 1 bard The Scot Harvath Series.
The Lions Of Lucerne
In disgrace, he realizes the investigation into the President’s disappearance is on the wrong track, This book shows why I first became hooked on Brad Thor novels; it’s fast paced, alternately tense, with a wise cracking tough guy character truly different from most series technothrillers.
There’s a big speech about a wine, there’s the closeted, but powerful Senator with a secret lover, who – in yet another subplot – cozied himself up to the Senator because his previous boyfriend was the Senator’s previous boyfriend as well, and the boyfriend was killed in a driveby shooting with another man. For example, they just had 30 fellow Secret Service agents shot up, and the president kidnapped, and immediately after Thor feels like it is a good time to develop protagonist Scot Harvath’s character with some everyday, locker-room type, humorous banter–and not of the “this is how I’m dealing with the difficult situation” variety.
Jul 16, Eric Bjerke rated it it was ok. More By and About This Author. I hated that the deaths of two people as it was unnecessary though others are likely to think it made the story more realistic or gritty. As the action opens on the ski slopes outside Park City, Utah, the something Harvath has screwed up. He doesn’t just have the kidnappers to worry about, but also men from back home, doing their best to stop him. Retrieved from ” https: