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Fearless counterterrorism operative Mitch Rapp is called upon to fight against the world's most deadly terrorists in this harrowing political thriller by New York Times bestselling author Vince Flynn.
It's just seven days before Memorial Day, and the nation's capital is buzzing with last-minute preparations for the unveiling of the magnificent new memorial honoring the men and women who fought in World War II. Despite the hopeful energy of the city, Mitch Rapp senses trouble. A spike in CIA intelligence has pointed to a major terrorist attack on the United States. Now it's up to Rapp to pull out all the stops.
Rapp immediately leaves for Afghanistan, where he leads a special forces unit on a daring commando raid across the border into a remote Pakistani village. Their target: an al Qaeda stronghold. Within a subterranean room, Rapp and his team discover a treasure trove of maps, computers, files, and bills of lading for multiple freighters heading to U.S. ports -- all pointing to plans for a catastrophic nuclear attack on Washington, DC.
Information is quickly relayed back to CIA headquarters, and a nuclear emergency support team scrambles to the scene. In a few hours, the freighters have been located and disarmed and the danger has been averted. Or has it?
Despite all the backslapping and congratulations, Mitch Rapp can't shake the feeling that the operation seemed just a bit too easy. Rapp follows his instincts on a quest to unearth the whole truth. What he finds is truly terrifying, and with Memorial Day closing fast, Rapp must find a way to prevent a disaster of unimaginable proportions.
Packed with the heartstopping action and political intrigue that Vince Flynn's fans love, here is a stylish thriller exalting America's past battles for freedom as well as its continued fight for peace.

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Memorial Day
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Memorial day
November 6th, 2014
Captivating story. Vince Flynn knows how to hook his readers from cover to cover. I enjoyed it very much he brings you in the middle of the action in a few pen stokes.
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Retired for 27 years
September 21st, 2014
Interesting, attentive rivet, brutality at its worst, exposure of politics scary, and even though the ending was predictable, I felt like standing up and cheering. On the downside I can't help but wonder if this reading might have been informative for terrorist to help them in planning attacks upon us in the future. Flynn is a triple A author. I will have
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Memorable read
July 14th, 2014
Let's sneak a nuke into the United States. It is a terrifying threat but all to common in adventure fiction. This version is well done and does have a few twists but really, this story has been told time and time again. Overall it is good but the threat is so overdone it takes away from the story just a bit.
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Memorial Day
April 26th, 2014
Another close call, wish there were more people like Mitch Rapp. Fast paced and exciting. Vince Flynn does it again
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Memorial Day
April 4th, 2014
Great story. But his books are always great to read.
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