Infantry veteran and former Federal Law Enforcement agent Simon Gervais is back this fall with his third heart thumping, action filled, Pierce Hunt thriller, Time to Hunt. His protagonist Pierce Hunt is a former Army Ranger, then went on to serve in the Drug Enforcement Agency, then became an off the books operator not limited by the rules and regulations professional law enforcement officials must abide by. His violent background is described with vivid detail throughout the series, we learn that for his family, his brothers in arms and those closest to him, there is nothing Hunt won’t do.
Picking up right where Trained To Hunt left off, Simon Gervais’ new Pierce Hunt thriller Time to Hunt lives up to its name. Having proved himself and his worth as a warrior, the CIA came calling to recruit Hunt and if you remember, at the end of Trained to Hunt, Pierce wants no part of it. But, Pierce has a soft spot for his brothers in arms and when one gets captured by the enemy, Pierce reluctantly agrees.
Coerced by the CIA, he’s drawn into a rescue mission, but then an opportunity presents itself in an adversary Hunt really badly wants to kill. Jorge Ramirez, the person responsible for many deaths when he introduced highly addictive amphetamine pills to our nations’ youth, among them, his daughter’s boyfriend in last years Pierce Hunt thriller, Trained to Hunt.
The mission is going smooth, everyone knows their role and is dug in their hide waiting for Ramirez to arrive. Then, all hell breaks loose. Hunt doesn’t it know it yet, but the CIA has been compromised. A battle for his life ensues, some don’t make it. This infuriates Hunt and he makes the decision to abandon the CIA and he brings his own team to continue the Hunt.
Time to Hunt is Simon Gervais’ absolute best thriller to date, with non-stop action and heart thumping, edge of your seat sequences that will keep you up late. Earning itself a Blast Radius of a Nuclear Bomb, this is one of the best thrillers of the year.
Author: Simon Gervais
Series: Pierce Hunt # 3
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Release Date: November 10, 2020
Follow Simon on Twitter: @GervaisBooks
Lima Charlie Rating: A BLAST RADIUS OF: A NUCLEAR BOMB (10/10) – The potential here is death on a global scale, nothing is scarier than a nuke. This is the best rating a book can get.
About the author
SIMON GERVAIS was born in Montréal, Québec. He joined the Canadian military as an infantry officer and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1997. Assigned to the Infantry School in Gagetown, New Brunswick, he received extensive training in advanced reconnaissance and small-unit tactics.
In 2001, he became a federal agent. His first posting was in Toronto, where he served as a drug investigator. During this time, he worked on many international drug-related cases in close collaboration with his American colleagues from the DEA. However, in 2004, his career switched gears and he was placed with a federal anti-terrorism unit based in the Ottawa Region. During the following years, he was deployed in numerous European and Middle Eastern countries. In 2009, he became a close-protection specialist tasked with guarding foreign heads of state visiting Canada. Among many others, he served on the protection details of Queen Elizabeth II, US President Barack Obama and Chinese President, Hu Jianto.
In 2012, Simon was transferred to his organization’s counter-surveillance unit. During the next two years, he participated in a number of intelligence gathering operations. In May 2014, he returned to his former unit to serve as a bodyguard for the American and Israeli ambassadors to Canada until his retirement in September 2014.
Simon is now a full-time writer and a member of the International Thriller Writers Organization.
Simon is represented by literary agent Eric Myers at Myers Literary Management.
Simon, his wife and their two children divide their time between Ottawa, Miami and The Bahamas. He’s an avid skier and boating enthusiast.