[PDF] Download ☆ Pursuit | by ↠ James Stewart Thayer

By James Stewart Thayer | Comments: ( 512 ) | Date: ( Nov 21, 2019 )

A riveting thriller in the bestselling tradition of The Day of the Jackal, Pursuit is gripping fast moving action packed one of the better World War II tales Pittsburgh Press Thayer is also the author of The Earhart Betrayal.


  • Title: Pursuit
  • Author: James Stewart Thayer
  • ISBN: 9780517558133
  • Page: 471
  • Format: Hardcover

About Author:

James Stewart Thayer

James Thayer is the son of a wheat farmer, and he was raised in Spokane and the farm country in eastern Washington He graduated from Washington State University and the University of Chicago Law School, and now teaches novel writing at the University of Washington extension school where in 2015 he received the Excellence in Teaching Award in the Arts, Writing and Humanities The New York Times Book Review says his writing is smooth and clear Deceptively simple, it wastes no words, and it has a rhythm that only confident stylists achieve His The Essential Guide to Writing a Novel is a leading manual for fiction writers Thayer is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and the International Thriller Writers He and his family live in Seattle.



Comments Pursuit

  • Mark R. McCallum

    Like Higgins The Eagle Has Landed, I couldn't put it down.


  • Jan

    I registered a book at BookCrossing!BookCrossing/journal/14684214Well written and suspenseful. This book is set as a WWll historical fiction .Born from desperation, Hitler hatched a plot to have F.D.R. assassinated, believing that in so doing the inevitable defeat of Nazi Germany could be overturned. The story is about the assassin escapee from Fort Lewis POW Camp near Tacoma, Washington and the Secret Service agent assigned to capture him. There is action from the beginning when Kurt Monck esca [...]


  • Robert A. Granger

    TenseHard to stop reading. Exciting, thrilling. Weird paragraphs. Could use editing but still just a great historical fictional book. So enjoyable


  • mimi b

    Great book-right to the last page!


  • Gram

    A fast, entertaining thriller about an assassination plot against World War II's USA President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Picked this up 2nd hand as it was advertised as being as good as "Day Of The Jackal". And it is! Thayer provides an incredible wealth of information on the home front in World War II USA, the public and private life of President Roosevelt and other top political and US intelligence figures, including J. Edgar Hoover who, in this story, actually comes off as one of the good guys! [...]


  • Harold Kasselman

    In the vein of Day of the Jackal, this is historical fiction at its best. The author meticulously researched not only the war era but code deciphering, trains, engineering, and more. The characters are well drawn and fascinating. John Wren of the Secret Service is as driven in his zeal to protect FDR as Kurt Monck is to his duty to assassinate him. In brilliant moves and counter moves, the key protagonists duel against one another in what would appear to be an impossible undertaking; namely to a [...]


  • David Levin

    Historical thriller.This thriller pits a ruthless Nazi hitman against the resources of the US government. FDR's secret tryst leaves him vulnerable to a dedicated assassin. Well developed characters and plot are mixed with factual material and the result is captivating. A great read.


  • Chaplain Stanleigh Chapin

    Stimulating readingInteresting concept with plenty of intrigue and intensity. The characterisation as well as some of their accomplishments were pushing the credibility and believable line at times.


  • CW Crollard

    The chase is on!Thrilling saga of a devious plot to kill the president. Clever character development, descriptions of an evil plan, one that we all knew could not possibly succeed.


  • Mike Evans

    Great book. I own the unabridged, uncorrected proof. A much better read if you can lay your hands on it.


  • PJ

    excellent, Kurt Monck German POW, assasinate FDR, S Service John Wr


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