EXCLUSIVE: Read a Sneak Peek of Brad Thor’s Next Scot Harvath Thriller, ‘Rising Tiger’

On July 12th, 2022, Scot Harvath is set to return in Rising Tiger, the next must-read thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor.

Harvath, who was first introduced in the 2002 novel The Lions of Lucerne, has become one of the most recognizable names in fiction on his way to anchoring 20 bestselling novels to date. Most recently, he was seen in Thor’s 2021 blockbuster, Black Ice, where, after a much-needed vacation, his past finally caught up to him, forcing him back into action as he raced across the globe to take down a target he previously thought to have already been neutralized.

This time around, Harvath is starring down a potentially “nation-ending threat,” and while the book doesn’t come out until later this summer, Book Spy readers are getting an exclusive first look at the first two chapters.

Deadly operative Scot Harvath faces down the country’s most powerful enemy in #1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author Brad Thor’s new white-knuckle thriller.

An unprecedented, potentially nation-ending threat has materialized on the world stage. Though the United States has long been aware of the growing risk, administration after administration has passed the buck, fearful of the global consequences of engaging this enemy head-on. The clock, however, has now run out and doing nothing is no longer an option. With the stakes higher than they have ever been, it is time to unleash Scot Harvath.

As America’s top spy, Harvath has the unparalleled skills and experience necessary to handle any situation, but this assignment feels different and appears doomed from the start.

Thrust into a completely unfamiliar culture, with few he can trust, the attempts on his life begin piling up the moment he arrives. Someone, somewhere, knows far too much.

With democracy itself hanging in the balance, Harvath will risk everything to untangle the explosive plot and bring every last bad actor to justice.



Brad Thor is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twenty-two thrillers, including Black IceNear Dark (one of Suspense Magazine’s Best Books of the Year), Backlash (nominated for the Barry Award for Best Thriller of the Year), Spymaster (“One of the all-time best thriller novels” —The Washington Times), The Last Patriot (nominated Best Thriller of the Year by the International Thriller Writers association), and Blowback (one of the “Top 100 Killer Thrillers of All Time” —NPR). Visit his website and follow him on Facebook and on Twitter.

Click the link below to read the free excerpt, then make sure to pre-order Rising Tiger here or wherever books are sold.



Praised as “One of the hardest working, most thoughtful, and fairest reviewers out there” by #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline, Ryan Steck has “quickly established himself as the authority on mysteries and thrillers” (Author A.J. Tata). Steck also works full-time as a freelance editor and pens a monthly thriller column for CrimeReads. Additionally, he co-hosts ThrillerTalk, a new podcast with K.J. Howe. His debut thriller, FIELDS OF FIRE, comes out on August 2, 2022.  For more information, be sure to follow him on Twitter and Facebook. He currently lives in Southwest Michigan with his wife and their six children.

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