Bradley George "Brad" Thor, Jr. is an American thriller novelist, author of The Lions of Lucerne, Path of the Assassin, State of the Union, Blowback, Takedown, The First Commandment, The Last Patriot, The Apostle, Foreign Influence, The Athena Project, Full Black, Black List, Hidden Order, Act of War, Code of Conduct and Foreign Agent. His latest novel in the Harvath series, Use of Force, released in June 2017. Thor's novels have been published in countries around the world. He also contributed a short story entitled "The Athens Solution" to the James Patterson-edited anthology, Thriller. Thor also makes frequent appearances on Fox News and The Blaze.