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Published by Simon & Schuster, 11 October 2016. ISBN:
Russian President Krupin devises an elaborate plan
to get Mitch Rapp, an experienced CIA member out of Pakistan. He has been there
investigating a supposed plot by Russia to steal some of Pakistan's nuclear devices,
but for what purpose Rapp cannot make out as they have a full nuclear arsenal
of their own. Could they be planning to use them on America and perhaps blame
it on Pakistan?
On discovering the deception,
together with members of SEAL, Rapp returns to Pakistan when it is also learnt
that the army is moving the warheads around the country to confuse anyone
hoping to steal them. They manage to remove one from a warehouse where it has
been taken. Rapp returns with it to America. On examination of the device back
in Virginia they find the missile material is a fake. How can this possibly be
Rapp again goes back to Pakistan
and on arrival takes on the identity of an ISIS member he kills as he is
convinced they have something to do with the missing material. It is suspected
that Russia is in cahoots with ISIS but to what end?
So begins an alarming race to
discover the whereabouts of the material which the CIA then believe is going to
be used to bring more chaos to the Middle East, but how?
Also adding to the tension
throughout the book is a Russian Agent Grisha Asarov who is intent on disposing of Rapp for good.
This is a really good book that
moves along at a great pace. Mitch Rapp is a real go to it hero not letting
even injuries that would floor a normal person stop him in his pursuit of the
missing fissile material and to find out its intended use.A great read that is full of fast action and
heart racing excitement I enjoyed it very much and can't recommend it enough.
Reviewer: Tricia Chappell
Vince Flynn was born on
6 April 1966 in Minnesota. He graduated from the St. Thomas Academy in 1984,
and the University of St. Thomas with a degree in economics in 1988. After
college he went to work for Kraft General Foods where he was an account and
sales marketing specialist. In 1990 he left Kraft to accept an aviation
candidate slot with the United States Marine Corps. One week before leaving for
Officers Candidate School, he was medically disqualified from the Marine
Aviation Program, due to several concussions and convulsive seizures he
suffered growing up. While trying to obtain a medical waiver for his
condition, he started thinking about writing a book. This was a very unusual
choice for Flynn since he had been diagnosed with dyslexia in grade school and
had struggled with reading and writing all his life.Having been stymied by the Marine Corps,
Flynn returned to the nine-to-five grind and took a job with United Properties,
a commercial real estate company in the Twin Cities. During his spare time he
worked on an idea he had for a book. After two years with United Properties he
decided to take a big gamble. He quit his job, moved to Colorado, and began
working full time on what would eventually become Term Limits, Five years and more than sixty rejection letters later
he took the unusual step of self-publishing his first novel. The book went to
number one in the Twin Cities, and within a week had a new agent and two-book
deal with Pocket Books, a Simon & Schuster imprint.
died 19 June 2013.
is the New York Times bestselling author of fifteen political thrillers,
including the The Survivor for Vince Flynn and The Patriot Attack
for Robert Ludlum. He initially found inspiration from his father, the former
director of Interpol, and still draws on his contacts in the intelligence
community to give his books such realism. Avid outdoor athletes, he and his
wife have lived in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, for over twenty years.