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
The Athens Solution
Code of Conduct
Act of War
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Brad Thor talks about the inspiration behind 'Code of Conduct'

Scot Harvath faces the deadliest assignment in his career in Brad Thor's book, 'Code of Conduct'.

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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Never give up. Never give in.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Ability to eat fifty eggs in an hour...

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Two is one and one is none...

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Raising William F. Buckley from the grave so he could go after his son...

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

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