Synopses & Reviews
When diplomacy has failed and military intervention is deemed inappropriate, our leaders sometimes take THE THIRD OPTION
CIA counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp falls prey to government forces with an agenda of their own after Dr. Irene Kennedy is named the successor to dying CIA Director Thomas Stansfield—a choice that enrages many inside the world’s most powerful intelligence agency. Her detractors will resort to extreme measures to prevent her from taking the reins—which makes Rapp an expendable asset. But Mitch Rapp is no one’s pawn, and he will stop at nothing to find out who has set him up.
Booklist Flynn's high-energy proseŠgenerates plenty of suspense.
Booklist Flynn hits his stride in this thriller about high-end Washington politics...[he] has an exciting, Ludlum-like series going here.
Library Journal Flynn's latest thriller...is an old-school spy story...updated with heavy helpings of international intrigue and domestic politicking and betrayal....Fans of Ludlum and Clancy will want to check it out.
Pioneer Press (St. Paul) Flynn has a knack for jumping from continent to continent, character to character, with just the right proportion of space and action, sort of like old-fashioned Saturday-matinee serial films.
Amazon.com This is a strong, swift thriller....Flynn sustains the dramatic tension from the opening paragraph to the last.
CIA counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp falls prey to government forces with an agenda of their own in this pulse-pounding bestseller.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn s high-energy (Booklist) political thriller places CIA superagent Mitch Rapp in the crosshairs of an enemy even he did not anticipate.
When diplomacy fails and military intervention is inappropriate, our leaders sometimes take the third option. Mitch Rapp has been assigned just such an unofficial task, targeting a German industrialist who is supplying a notorious terror sponsor. But when the mission is dangerously compromised, Rapp realizes he s been deemed an expendable asset in a power battle on home turf: the choice of Dr. Irene Kennedy as successor to dying CIA director Thomas Stansfield has many detractors, some who will resort to extreme measures to prevent her from taking the reins. But no one counted on Mitch Rapp s return or how far he ll go to find out who set him up."
About the Author
#1 New York Times
bestselling author Vince Flynn (1966–2013) created one of contemporary fiction’s most popular heroes: CIA counterterrorist agent Mitch Rapp, featured in thirteen of Flynn’s acclaimed political thrillers. All of his novels are New York Times
bestsellers, including his stand-alone debut novel, Term Limits
. The Mitch Rapp story begins with American Assassin
, followed by Kill Shot
, Transfer of Power
, The Third Option
, Separation of Power
, Executive Power
, Memorial Day
, Consent to Kill
, Act of Treason
, Protect and Defend
, Extreme Measures
, Pursuit of Honor
, and The Last Man
His novels have been published in twenty countries worldwide, and have sold more than one million copies as ebooks. He was a native of Saint Paul, Minnesota, where his family lives. Visit his website at VinceFlynn.com.