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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He is never in control of the situation and relies more on luck than what little skill he exhibits.

Tell us what lcuerne like, so we can send you books you’ll love. Retrieved from ” https: I don’t think it necessary to read this book before the others in the series, as they seem to stand on their own pretty well. I wished throughout the book Harvath had someone like Irene at his six. On August 3,Brad Thor announced on Facebook: Harvath is a great kick-ass type character, a highly trained operative with a no-nonsense attitude who doesn’t always play by the rules but always gets the job done, very similar to Flynn’s Mitch Rapp character.

Lots of action over US and Switzerland searching for missing President. Aug 23, Bryce Johnson rated it really liked it Shelves: Just when I decided tyor author had researched with a disgruntled Mormon I found out he lived parttime in Park City.

If a character so much as brushes her teeth, you can bet Thor will tell us exactly what kind of toothpaste she used. Jul 16, Eric Bjerke rated it it was ok. The chapters are short and Thor quickly builds suspense and intrigue. This article about a mystery novel of the s is a stub.

To top it off he’s bbrad on the run, short on sleep, and this is over a span of a few days. If he matures and becomes more hero-like than the bumbling boy-next-door I will continue but at the moment I am still suffering from the embarrassing scene where Harvath is trying to ljcerne himself against accusations that he lkons the investigation by talking to CNN.

The entire story is full of accidental discoveries, charmed life-saving instances, the complete stupidity of the villains who are otherwise extremely brsd in committing the most difficult of the crime and coincidences that break open the crime.


They don’t have the skills. Throughout the picturesque towns of Bern, Interlaken and Lucerne, Harvath plays a deadly game of cat and mouse with the real kidnappers, as lhcerne as rogue factions within his own government that want him terminated before he can save the president. I chose the first Scot Harvath book. 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.

As is the angry Muslim one of the bad guys lucerje and leaves behind, because as we know, only brown people commit terrorism. He begins a search for those responsible and attempts to rescue the president.

The Lions of Lucerne (Scot Harvath, #1) by Brad Thor

If that isn’t engrossing, I don’t know what is. Even the good guys were constantly bickering and interacting in a brae that did not at all ring true. In The Lions of Lucerne, the US President is on vacation on the snow-covered slopes of Utah, and while skiing, the President and oof Secret Service team are ambushed by a group of highly-trained Hitmen, who wipe out the Secret Service agents, and kidnap the President, only one SS agent has survived the ambush, e Being a fan of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan series and Vince Flynn’s Mitch Rapp series, I finally decided to give Brad Thor a shot, and for my first book of his I didn’t come back disappointed!

Price may vary by retailer. Readers never really learn much about him, other than the fact he’s a hottie and has a habit of mouthing off at all the worst possible moments.

The Lions of Lucerne

The book looses focus. Glad I only bought it used on Amazon. Title lons fixing please. By this time, Harvath is on his way to Switzerland, where he’s gotten word of a mysterious cell of mercenaries named the Lions of Lucerne. Sign up and get a free eBook! But, when I put those things aside, it was a page-turner and raced to the end.

The Lions of Lucerne – Wikipedia

His travels take him to Switzerland, where he meets a beautiful and smart intelligence officer. Armand Schultz I struggled with this one even though I thought the plot had good potential. The president takes the Death Chute followed by the majority of the Secret Service agents, and Scott helps the less skilled daughter down an easier route. An interesting theme is set up in this book with the kidnapping of the American President and Scot sets about finding the President to bring him home.


At no point throughout this book did I feel that compulsion kick in. While I want a book to be suspenseful and have me at the edge of my seat, I also want to feel good. By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use.

This author really “gets” the current political clime vis-a-vis certain “religions of peace” and their suicidal war against western civilization. Some action parts not real believable – hero had h Action packed from page 1, Scot Harvath gets beaten, mugged, shot at but keeps popping back up until he identifies and kills all the bad guys!!

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. There’s a beautiful, of course Swiss female agent trying to track down a shipment of stolen weapons, and we just know their paths are going to cross, because the guy she really wants to question is the same bad guy who engineered the kidnapping. Sep 24, Tim rated it really liked it. Jan 13, Chuck rated it it was amazing.

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 liond series technothrillers. The characters are onion-skin thin and the plot ridden with unbelievable coincidences.

Lilns 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. Although the finale was a bit predictable.

More By and About This Author. Jul 21, Cleo rated it really liked it. The depiction of Mormons is hilariously flawed.

Now that I got that off my chest.