Path of the Assassin - Brad Thor

Path of the Assassin

By Brad Thor

  • Release Date: 2003-04-15
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4.5
From 1,713 Ratings


The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Scot Harvath series and “heir to Tom Clancy and Robert Ludlum” (Chicago Tribune) returns with this unputdownable, white-knuckled thriller following the Secret Service agent as he’s on the trail of the world’s most ruthless terrorist.

After rescuing the President from kidnappers in Thor’s roaring debut, The Lions of Lucerne, Secret Service agent Scot Harvath shifts his attentions to rooting out, capturing, or killing all those responsible for the plot. As he prepares to close out his list, a bloody and twisted trail of clues points toward one man—the world’s most dangerous terrorist.

Only one problem remains: Harvath and his CIA-led team have no idea what the man looks like. With no alternative, they are forced to recruit a civilian—a woman who has survived a brutal hijacking and is now the only person who can positively identify their quarry. From the burning deserts of North Africa to the winding streets of Rome, Harvath must brave a maelstrom of bloodshed and deception before the world is engulfed in flames.


  • Path of the Assassin

    By HudsonDL
    Just another Brad Thor novel this time makes several leaps in plot line
  • Book is Awed

    By Me_Power
    Loved this book
  • Good

    By Arjun Meherish
  • That was fun

    By Capvvc
    Enjoyed the book and the twist
  • Great read

    By al_in_morocco
    Having been to many of the places mentioned in the book I loved it. Great story. Great plot well told. Love the writing style as well. Now, on to the next volume!!
  • My favorite so far

    By ANProctor
    Best book I’ve read in a long time. The twist near the end was amazing and literally made my jaw drop when I read it. Perfect storyline and really had me guessing. Best book I’ve read of Thor’s thus far!
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  • Picks Right Up

    By ScottBoufford
    Picks right up where the first book left off and ties right in to it very well. Kind of felt like an extension of the first book rather than a separate chapter in the series. On to book #3!
  • Excellent

    By H bizzle
    Brad Thor delivers as always. Can't wait to continue reading this series.
  • Amateur Hour

    By Air Santini Air
    Lions of Lucerne was not impressive as my 1st Harvath but I kept telling myself give it another go, read the 2nd book which is positioned as Part 2 to close out loose ends of book 1. Bad decision on my part. It didn't feel like I needed to finish Part 2 after I completed the book. Harvath is just not compelling enough as a character, try as I did to like him. His sense of humor, his dialogue style is just high school level. I don't demand vey high standards. I look for entertainment escape and make plenty of allowances for fiction books. But this book just annoyed me non stop. The plot was dumb. The big twist in the book was just like, ok whatever. I've been trying, maybe too hard, to find new series like The next Mitch Rapp, Will Robie, Pike Logan...Scot Harvath I now know for certain, ain't it. It's too bad. I tried...but by the end of it I couldn't wait to end the book and the 2 book experience of Harvath.