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A pulse-pounding thriller by #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon Vince Flynn, as Mitch Rapp heads to Afghanistan to track down a missing CIA agent.

The four dead guards didn’t concern Mitch Rapp as much as the absence of the man they’d been paid to protect. Joe Rickman wasn’t just another foot soldier. For the last eight years Rickman had ran the CIA’s clandestine operations in Afghanistan. It was a murky job that involved working with virtually every disreputable figure in the Islamic Republic. More than a quarter billion dollars in cash had passed through Rickman’s hands during his tenure as the master of black ops and no one with a shred of sense wanted to know the details of how that money had been spent.

     At first glance it looks as if Rickman has been kidnapped, but Rapp knows certain things about his old friend that cause him to wonder if something more disturbing isn’t afoot. Irene Kennedy, the director of the CIA, has ordered Rapp to find Rickman at all costs. Rapp must navigate the ever-shifting landscape of Afghanistan as the Taliban, Iranians, Pakistanis and Russians all plot to claim their piece of the war torn state.

     With Afghanistan crumbling around him, Rapp must be as ruthless as his enemies and as deceitful as people in his own government if he has any hopes of completing his mission.

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An invaluable CIA asset has gone missing, and with him, secrets that in the wrong hands could prove disastrous. The only question is: Can Mitch Rapp find him first?

Joe Rickman, head of CIA clandestine operations in Afghanistan, has been kidnapped and his four bodyguards executed in cold blood. But Mitch Rapp’s experience and nose for the truth make him wonder if something even more sinister isn’t afoot. Irene Kennedy, director of the CIA, has dispatched him to Afghanistan to find Rickman at all costs.

Rapp, however, isn’t the only one looking for Rickman. The FBI is too, and it quickly becomes apparent that they’re less concerned with finding Rickman than placing the blame on Rapp.

With CIA operations in crisis, Rapp must be as ruthless and deceitful as his enemies if he has any hope of finding Rickman and completing his mission. But with elements within his own government working against both him and American interests, will Rapp be stopped dead before he can succeed?

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.

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Trish Collins, January 1, 2013 (view all comments by Trish Collins)
Mitch Rapp reminds me of Jack Bauer. He's a no-nonsense, won't-take-crap-from-anyone, smart-ass, isn't-a-cold-blooded-killer kind of guy. This is the best thriller I've read. Period. It had nonstop action, snappy characters, fantastic bad guys, even better good guys, and the violence was at a minimum. I've now added all of Vince Flynn's books to my list of books I want to read.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781416595212
Author:
Flynn, Vince
Publisher:
Atria Books
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Subject:
Vince Flynn; Mitch Rapp; terrorist; spy novel; Lee Child; political thriller; counterterrorism; Washington DC; Benghazi; CIA; Lockerbie; Osama Bin Laden; John Le Carre; Rush Limbaugh; Alan Furst; American Assassin; American Assassin movie; Jason Bourne; M
Subject:
Vince Flynn; Mitch Rapp; terrorist; spy novel; Lee Child; political thriller; counterterrorism; Washington DC; Benghazi; CIA; Lockerbie; Osama Bin Laden; John Le Carre; Rush Limbaugh; Alan Furst; American Assassin; American Assassin movie; Jason Bourne; M
Subject:
Vince Flynn; Mitch Rapp; terrorist; spy novel; Lee Child; political thriller; counterterrorism; Washington DC; Benghazi; CIA; Lockerbie; Osama Bin Laden; John Le Carre; Rush Limbaugh; Alan Furst; American Assassin; American Assassin movie; Jason Bourne; M
Subject:
Vince Flynn; Mitch Rapp; terrorist; spy novel; Lee Child; political thriller; counterterrorism; Washington DC; Benghazi; CIA; Lockerbie; Osama Bin Laden; John Le Carre; Rush Limbaugh; Alan Furst; American Assassin; American Assassin movie; Jason Bourne; M
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.12 in
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 448 pages Atria/Emily Bestler Books - English 9781416595212 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An invaluable CIA asset has gone missing, and with him, secrets that in the wrong hands could prove disastrous. The only question is: Can Mitch Rapp find him first?

Joe Rickman, head of CIA clandestine operations in Afghanistan, has been kidnapped and his four bodyguards executed in cold blood. But Mitch Rapp’s experience and nose for the truth make him wonder if something even more sinister isn’t afoot. Irene Kennedy, director of the CIA, has dispatched him to Afghanistan to find Rickman at all costs.

Rapp, however, isn’t the only one looking for Rickman. The FBI is too, and it quickly becomes apparent that they’re less concerned with finding Rickman than placing the blame on Rapp.

With CIA operations in crisis, Rapp must be as ruthless and deceitful as his enemies if he has any hope of finding Rickman and completing his mission. But with elements within his own government working against both him and American interests, will Rapp be stopped dead before he can succeed?

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