Brad Thor

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Brad Thor is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Code of Conduct, Act of WarHidden OrderBlack ListFull Black (one of Suspense Magazine’s best political thrillers of 2011), The Athena ProjectForeign Influence (one of Suspense Magazine’s best political thrillers of 2010), The ApostleThe Last Patriot (nominated best thriller of the year by the International Thriller Writers Association), The First CommandmentTakedownBlowback (recognized as one of the “Top 100 Killer Thrillers of All Time” by NPR), State of the UnionPath of the Assassin, and The Lions of Lucerne. Visit his website at

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Books by this Author

Foreign Agent
Code of Conduct
The Athens Solution
Act of War
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Never give up. Never give in.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Working out and shooting...

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Detective John Corey

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. That somebody will figure out what it is...

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I grab checks way too quickly...