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What if America's most powerful leader was also its prime target?

With the crackling tension and explosive action that made his debut novel, Term Limits, a New York Times bestseller, Vince Flynn places the president of the United States in the direct line of terrorist fire.

On a busy Washington morning, the stately calm of the White House is shattered by a hail of gunfire. A group of terrorists has descended on the executive mansion and gained access by means of a violent slaughter of dozens of people. Through the quick actions of the Secret Service, the president is evacuated to his underground bunker, but not before nearly one hundred hostages are taken.

While politicians and military leaders argue over how to negotiate with the terrorists, one man is sent in to take control of the crisis. Mitch Rapp, the CIA's top counterterrorism operative, determines that the president is not as safe as Washington's power elite had thought. Moving stealthily among the corridors and secret passageways of the White House, Rapp makes a chilling discovery that could rock Washington to its core: someone within his own government is maneuvering to make his rescue attempt fail.

Synopsis:

What if America's most powerful leader was also its prime target?

On a busy Washington morning, the stately calm of the White House is shattered as terrorists gain control of the executive mansion, slaughtering dozens of people. The president is evacuated to an underground bunker, but not before nearly one hundred hostages are taken. One man is sent in to take control of the crisis. Mitch Rapp, the CIA's top counterterrorism operative, determines that the president is not as safe as Washington's power elite had thought. Moving among the corridors of the White House, Rapp makes a chilling discovery that could rock Washington to its core: someone within his own government wants his rescue attempt to fail.

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From the author of "Term Limits"--A group of terrorists breaches the Executive Mansion's outer security, taking hostages and leaving dozens dead. Mitch Rapp, the CIA's top counter-terrorism operative, learns that the president has been evacuated to a bunker, but is not entirely safe. And terrorists are the least of his problems.

About the Author

Vince Flynn is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. He lives in the Twin Cities with his wife and three children. Visit his website at VinceFlynn.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671023201
Author:
Flynn, Vince
Publisher:
Pocket Star
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Espionage/Intrigue
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Terrorism
Subject:
Presidents
Subject:
Politicians
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Political fiction
Subject:
Terrorists
Subject:
Washington
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Washington, d. c.
Subject:
Suspense fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B101
Series Volume:
H-
Publication Date:
June 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 8.68 oz

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Product details 592 pages Pocket Star Books - English 9780671023201 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , What if America's most powerful leader was also its prime target?

On a busy Washington morning, the stately calm of the White House is shattered as terrorists gain control of the executive mansion, slaughtering dozens of people. The president is evacuated to an underground bunker, but not before nearly one hundred hostages are taken. One man is sent in to take control of the crisis. Mitch Rapp, the CIA's top counterterrorism operative, determines that the president is not as safe as Washington's power elite had thought. Moving among the corridors of the White House, Rapp makes a chilling discovery that could rock Washington to its core: someone within his own government wants his rescue attempt to fail.

"Synopsis" by , From the author of "Term Limits"--A group of terrorists breaches the Executive Mansion's outer security, taking hostages and leaving dozens dead. Mitch Rapp, the CIA's top counter-terrorism operative, learns that the president has been evacuated to a bunker, but is not entirely safe. And terrorists are the least of his problems.
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