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Brad Thor: Act of War
07/09/2014 | Self

Posted on 07/08/2014 10:05:59 PM PDT by reg45

I just spent the last nine hours reading Brad Thor's latest thriller- Act of War.

It will definitely go down as one of his best. Five stars - Highly recommended.


TOPICS: Books/Literature
KEYWORDS: actofwar; book; bradthor

1 posted on 07/08/2014 10:06:00 PM PDT by reg45
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To: reg45

I have approximately 70 books on my kindle to read...

Going to be busy with that soon.


2 posted on 07/08/2014 10:49:20 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

what is it about?—without spoiling the end.


3 posted on 07/08/2014 11:13:31 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade
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To: reg45
Saw Brad Thor TU night on FNC's "Kelly File". Didn't realize he had a professional background in anti-terrorism before he started writing for a living. I have "Act of War" RSVPed at my local library.

Really enjoyed Tom Clancy, Vince Flynn, and Brad Thor novels. So sad that we lost Clancy and Flynn last year.

4 posted on 07/08/2014 11:36:56 PM PDT by MacNaughton (John 8:32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.)
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To: MacNaughton

I believe both Brad Thor and Vince Flynn were Navy Seals.


5 posted on 07/08/2014 11:47:00 PM PDT by The Final Harvest (True the Vote: " MY AMERICA, ... I'm terrified it's slipping away.")
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To: reg45

I just bought “Hidden Order” .. and I haven’t started it yet. But, I’ll be sure and get “Act of War”. I really enjoy reading Brad’s books.


6 posted on 07/08/2014 11:48:10 PM PDT by The Final Harvest (True the Vote: " MY AMERICA, ... I'm terrified it's slipping away.")
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To: reg45
I have not yet read a Brad Thor novel. Flynn and Clancy of course and several others. I read about a half dozen of Daniel Silva's books but not too excited about those.

Based on what you wrote, I will give this guy a look.

7 posted on 07/08/2014 11:55:08 PM PDT by Radix ("..Democrats are holding a meeting today to decide whether to overturn the results of the election.")
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To: reg45

Got a few Brad Thor books after Vince Flynn(RIP) passed away. Haven’t started them yet but hope they are as compelling as Flynn’s books.


8 posted on 07/09/2014 12:43:47 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: RginTN

They are!
I’ve read all of them, and only one I didn’t care for.....the rest are excellent!


9 posted on 07/09/2014 2:00:29 AM PDT by Guenevere
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To: Guenevere

Ha! There are maybe 3 of Flynn’s I didn’t care for so looks like Thor will be an interesting discovery. My to be read pile is high think I will bump Thor’s books up so I can have them read this month.


10 posted on 07/09/2014 4:18:12 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: CyberAnt
I believe both Brad Thor and Vince Flynn were Navy Seals.

Nope, but they both wrote about fictional SEALs.

11 posted on 07/09/2014 4:22:06 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: RginTN
Consider piling it higher.

These are my novels.


12 posted on 07/09/2014 4:23:58 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: MacNaughton

His “professional background in anti-terrorism” is that he was a novelist who later at one point was asked to give his thoughts to some govt. folks about terrorism. He spins that into some “former red cell” moonshine.


13 posted on 07/09/2014 4:25:37 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: reg45

Just got it. At Chapter 5, I think. Writing is a little weak, but the story is good so far. Variation on the China attacks U.S. via Muslim proxy theme.


14 posted on 07/09/2014 4:48:12 AM PDT by Lee'sGhost ("Just look at the flowers, Lizzie. Just look at the flowers.")
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To: CyberAnt

“Hidden Order” was one of my least favorite books by Brad Thor. But then every opinion is a personal thing, just like “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. That said, I’ll eagerly read the new book. Mitch Rapp was my favorite character and I’ll sorely miss Vince Flynn. Somebody told me a ghost writer was hired to continue the Rapp series and I certainly hope this is true.


15 posted on 07/09/2014 6:13:06 AM PDT by Boomer One
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To: Travis McGee

Thanks for pointing me in a new direction.


16 posted on 07/09/2014 6:15:14 AM PDT by Boomer One
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To: Radix

I believe I’ve read all of Daniel Silva’s, never had one I didn’t like. Try Nelson Demille, for something slightly different.


17 posted on 07/09/2014 9:28:29 AM PDT by nobamanomore
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To: Boomer One

What didn’t you like about the story ..??


18 posted on 07/09/2014 12:28:27 PM PDT by The Final Harvest (True the Vote: " MY AMERICA, ... I'm terrified it's slipping away.")
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To: Travis McGee

Can we expect Dan Kilmer to come back any time soon?


19 posted on 07/09/2014 12:29:53 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: NorthMountain

I wish...he’s overdue.


20 posted on 07/09/2014 12:33:30 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

Thanks.

Not finished with “Enemies”, yet.


21 posted on 07/09/2014 12:43:49 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: Travis McGee

Are there audiobook versions of your works?


22 posted on 07/09/2014 12:57:47 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: RandallFlagg

The three novels in the Enemies trilogy are in audiobooks on Amazon.


23 posted on 07/09/2014 1:45:38 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

Awesome! Thank you.
Payday’s tomorrow. Looks like I’ll be making some purchases.


24 posted on 07/09/2014 1:48:09 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: Travis McGee

Well, crap. I just woke up a little while ago and never thought to look on iTunes. I found all three there. iTunes is where I’ve, “Read,” most of my audiobooks -and I’ve read a LOT.

I wish they’d make an audiobook out of John Ross’s Unintended Consequences, though. Can’t tell you how many times I’ve read that in the last 14 years.


25 posted on 07/09/2014 1:55:46 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: Travis McGee

If you’re on amazon of course I’ll add to my kindle.


26 posted on 07/09/2014 2:19:43 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: CyberAnt

Neither was a SEAL, but Flynn was USMC.


27 posted on 07/09/2014 3:03:14 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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