Q & A with Brad Thor: Foreign Influence

Q & A with Brad Thor: Foreign Influence

January 1, 2015

Q: What inspired the plot for your latest thriller, Foreign Influence? A: About ten years ago a terrifying white paper was published by a foreign military hostile to the United States. It was entitled, “Unrestricted Warfare,” and contained a blueprint for destroying America through a host of unusual channels that the United States would be ill-prepared to defend against. One...

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Book Club Questions: Foreign Influence

Book Club Questions: Foreign Influence

January 1, 2015

1. Does a story like this make you change how you see a suitcase without an owner, a bag left under a table, a person walking by dressed inappropriately for the weather, a street with too many taxis parked along it? 2. How does this plot parallel current threats to our country? 3. What does the Troll character bring to...

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Book Club Questions: The Apostle

Book Club Questions: The Apostle

December 1, 2014

1. In THE APOSTLE, Scot Harvath mused that, “Accountability as well as personal responsibility had been chucked out the window of American culture… abdicated by the American voter.” He compared it to the Roman’s notion of bread and circuses: “as long as people had food (McDonald’s) and fun (American Idol) they didn’t care much about the erosion of their nation.”...

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Book Club Questions: The Last Patriot

Book Club Questions: The Last Patriot

November 1, 2014

1. If a new revelation from Mohammed were found, Muslim’s would have the opportunity to re-examine their faith in the context of the 21st century. How would a 21st century examination of other historical documents impact society? The U.S. Constitution? The Bible? 2. LaRue Tactical stamps their rifles with the motto, Live Free or Die. What is your motto? 3....

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Book Club Questions: The First Commandment

Book Club Questions: The First Commandment

October 1, 2014

Do not wish ill for your enemy, plan it. De inimico non loquaris male, sed cogites 1. What, if any, exception should there be to the first commandment in the war on terror: Thou shalt never negotiate with terrorists? 2. What are some of your own “rules to live by?” 3. In THE FIRST COMMANDMENT, Brad suggests that “all that...

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