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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Lots of action over US and Switzerland searching for missing President.
The Lions of Lucerne (Scot Harvath, #1) by Brad Thor
I find it easy to believe US Senators could be corrupt and in league with a filthy rich industrialist prepared to suborn them. Additionally he picks the worst possible location to meet a team of trained European mercenaries in a location that has only one access point, a tourist train And the subject matter he had him “preach” about was a total farce.
Even with the length, the story unfolded quickly for the most of the novel. As is the angry Muslim one of the bad guys shoots and leaves behind, because as we know, only brown people commit terrorism.
Books of the Week. Although the finale was a bit predictable. The momentum of the plot alone may bras some readers. Thor helpfully tells us that the bad guys have been lying around in the snow, waiting for POTUS, and tells us exactly how they snatch him off the mountain, first using some super gadget thing that blasts the agents so they are disoriented. There’s another thing that irritates me to no end: When I was forced to step away from the book I found myself thinking about it View Full Version of PW.
God is a just god, not the head of a “good old boys club”.
And these happenstances are in the dozens. Paperbackpages. I’m not sure who he works for now but the adventures and excitment just keep on coming.
Somehow Agent Harvath manages to escape this insane situation that he put himself into with only a grazing gunshot wound.
So I inevitably turn out the light when my Kindle slams into my face because I’ve fallen asleep while holding the book. Mar 08, Sheila rated lucerrne it was amazing Shelves: Book 1 of The Scot Harvath Series.
THE LIONS OF LUCERNE
This is his first novel with recurring character Scot Harvath. God has the task of final judgment, not spouses. All of this is accomplished right after being pummeled by an avalanche into a boulder while skiing as quickly as possible.
Sep 02, Ru rated it really liked it. He is never in control of the situation and relies more on luck than what little skill he exhibits. More By and About This Author. So, to keep in mind: If I wasn’t in a public place when I finally killed it, I would have screamed with exasperation at how ho I am beyond stunned that this book averages a four-star rating; I can’t believe that there are intelligent people who love this stuff.
Obviously he tried to pick up a bit of Mormon trivia, but unfortunately it was seriously inaccurate.
The Lions of Lucerne
There wasn’t a good line in the entire book. Jun 23, Tyler Montague rated it it was ok. Scott Harvath, a Secret Service Agent is part of the detail that is protecting the President and his daughter while on a brwd vacation in Utah. The dialogue was often amateurish and while not so bad that I had to stop, like Brad Taylor in One Rough Man, it lacked polish.
Views Read Edit View history. Aug 11, Steph rated it it was amazing. Well written, adrenalin filled novel featuring agent Scot Harvath with a very good ending. Even the good guys were constantly bickering and interacting in a way that did not kf all ring true. However, the President has been kidnapped and the remainder of the luecrne deals with Harvath’s crusade to avenge his fallen comrades and recover the President alive.
It centers on Scot Harvath, an intelligence agent for the US government. Hence the reason and only reason for deducting half a star. As Harvath gets nearer to the kidnappers, he is shot at and framed for a double murder that he did not commit. And I did enjoy The Lions of Lucerne – the first in the series, but it was a lttle too long.
Added by 17 of our members. I hate when an author has the main character sleeping with a new woman every book and so far so good. While investigating the Presidents kidnapping, Harvath is framed by the conspirators for murder, and Harvath goes rogue, attempting to clear his name and find the President, travelling to the mountains of ,ucerne, and teaming up with the beautiful Claudia Mueller of the Oc Federal Attorney’s Office, together they battle assassins and terrorists, and climb the treacherous mountains to rescue the President and bring those responsible to justice.
To be honest, I actually read one of the books later lione the series before I read this one. View all 3 comments. Not impossible to believe the above mind you–just hard. Once former SEAL Horvath disobeys of course doctor’s orders and starts doing his own investigation instead of letting the various agencies do their jobs, the daughter isn’t mentioned again until fhor the end of lucrrne book.
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Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! 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. Will he live long enough to rescue the President?