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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Will he live long enough to rescue the President?

While this occurs Agent Harvath, who should probably be moving a little bit slower, manages to get a near case of hypothermia when the Lions try to take him out and he goes for a swim in a Swiss river, and scales several thousand feet of vertical elevation.

I like this genre of books Robert Ludlum stuff was thot fun and there are a lot of them. The dialogue was natural- some of the best I’ve seen in a while.

Glad I only bought it used on Amazon. As Harvath gets nearer to the kidnappers, he is shot at and framed for a double murder that he did not commit. Fortunately for military intrigue devotees, Brad Thor has done just that — and on his first time out lios. It could have been a good story. When it’s time to return to the cabin, POTUS and his cover detail go one way and the daughter and Horvath’s detail go another.

There’s another thing that irritates me to no end: At least this reader didn’t. Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only. This article about a mystery novel of the s is a stub. His travels take him to Switzerland, where he meets a beautiful and smart intelligence officer. View all 11 comments.

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Great character, amazing action, and Thor’s extensive knowledge of European travel allows Harvath to change countries believably and fluidly. Sign up and get a free eBook!

At this point all nine lives should be used up and he should be on the floor asleep from sheer exhaustion, yet that is not the case! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Added by 17 of our members. Stay tuned for more updates: I really hope the rest of the series doesn’t become a convoluted mess. With unflinching determination and an uncanny ability to escape danger and assassination, the young buck pieces together the plot and girds himself for a showdown at the terrorists’ secret hideaway inside the frozen exterior of Mt.


But it isn’t, and I’m not convinced that some oil billionaire would be able to conspire with two Senators, the Vice President, and the head of an intelligence agency to kidnap POTUS. In this book he is on the president’s detail. From here it is a relatively quick pages to the finish line. Jan 13, Chuck rated it it was amazing. Pretty cheezy in my opinion. After reading 11 Vince Flynn novels, and being unable to wait until Vince beats cancer so he can write some more, I decided to give this Brad Thor guy a shot.

A conspiracy at the highest levels of government causes the skiing party to be ambushed and only Harvath, the President and his daughter survive the assault. Harvath had it all – or he ought to except the author either deliberately wanted his MC to be more of a regular joe than the superhero Mitch Rapp or he wasn’t aware that Harvath was struggling to stay on top of things.

The character development was very good, especially with Harvath.

The Lions of Lucerne

But hey, as it turned out, it wasn’t that it was brae right-wing that turned me off, but that when it comes down to it I’m the kind of gal who believes Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone to assassinate Pres Uhm Publishers Weekly wrote “it’s hard to get past the novel’s many graceless shortcomings, cliched language [ More By and About This Author.

Recommended to Lisa Harmonybites by: Armand Schultz I struggled with this one even though I thought the plot had good potential. Though the plot is okayish, it just doesn’t satisfy.

Nov 01, Nilesh rated it did not like it. But very good overall read that kept me up too late several nights. Horvath picks up the daughter and tgor to ski both of them to protection behind some boulders, but oh no! He also appears to lose his super detector ring, because he does some terribly stupid things – lucfrne continues to, since any rational agent would work with the teams to determine what happened, not go lone oucerne agent right off the bat.


When the avalanche has settled and the agents at the base of the mountain can get up there to the Death Chute, they find dead agents all over the lios, and the president is missing. It is a shame that this was so bad: His daughter and all of the Secret Service Agents were supposed to die.

The Lions Of Lucerne (Scot Harvath, book 1) by Brad Thor

Mormons are frightfully odd and gullible. I have mixed feeling on this effort. ,ions he goes about that makes for interesting and page turning reading.

What I do find hard to believe is that to defeat a bill in Congress they’d conspire to assassinate Secret Service agents and kidnap the American president and frame the luecrne agent for murder. In lucrrne, 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.

I’ll keep looking for a fix elsewhere. Second, most Mormons do NOT believe that the husband has a say whether his wife gets to the Celestial Kingdom, the highest level of heaven.

The Lions Of Lucerne

Oct 15, Lisa Harmonybites rated it did not like it Recommends it for: The unthinkable happens – the president is grad. Agent, Heide Lange of Sanford J. He doesn’t just have the kidnappers to worry about, but also men from back home, doing their best to stop him.

In one scene, Scot stabs a guy with a ski pole and then says “You get my point.

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