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. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Detective John Corey

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. The prophet Mohammed."Put down the sword, look me in the eye, and tell me it's really a religion of peace."

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. The Black Ops team leader I was with in Afghanistan...

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Steak - lots and lots of steak.