By Vince Flynn
CIA operative Mitch Rapp follows a path of agreement killers prime on to the guts of our nation's capital in New York Times bestselling writer Vince Flynn's 8th explosive thriller.
It's a beautiful autumn day in Georgetown. The Democratic applicants for president and vp of the U.S. are dutifully glad-handing citizens and the media open air a grand property the place a countrywide safety convention has simply been held, bringing jointly the world's maximum minds to debate the problems which are threatening the rustic. It's American politicking at its top. That's whilst all hell breaks loose.
When presidential candidate Josh Alexander's motorcade is ambushed by way of a gaggle of terrorists, the country is thrown into turmoil. weeks following the assault, Alexander is carried to victory by means of a sympathy vote, yet his assailants haven't been discovered. at the floor it seems that to be the paintings of al-Qaeda, regardless of the great task that the U.S. and her allies have performed removing terrorist cells in the center of the US. whereas the FBI and the remainder of the govt start scouring the realm for jihadists, CIA director Irene Kennedy and specified Agent bypass McMahon are awarded with labeled details so poisonous that they think about destroying it altogether, because it comprises intelligence pointing to a few of the main strong gamers in Washington.
Enter Mitch Rapp, the only guy reckless adequate to persist with the facts to its explosive end. His trip takes him throughout the shadowy global of agreement killers, into the darkest corners of the globe, and finally again to Washington, the place the delicate pillars of energy are shaken to their middle.
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Publisher: Books we like Ltd.
Publication Date: 2013-06-27
Number of Pages: 286
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