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Act of Treason Audiobook

Act of Treason

It's a gorgeous autumn day in Georgetown. The Democratic candidates for president and vice-president of the United States are dutifully glad-handing voters and the media outside a grand estate where a national-security conference has just been held, bringing together the world's greatest minds to discuss the issues that are threatening the country. It's American politicking at its best. That's when all hell breaks loose.
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It's a gorgeous autumn day in Georgetown. The Democratic candidates for president and vice-president of the United States are dutifully glad-handing voters and the media outside a grand estate where a national-security conference has just been held, bringing together the world's greatest minds to discuss the issues that are threatening the country. It's American politicking at its best. That's when all hell breaks loose.

When presidential candidate Josh Alexander's motorcade is ambushed by a group of terrorists, the nation is thrown into turmoil. Two weeks following the attack, Alexander is carried to victory by a sympathy vote, but his assailants have not been found. On the surface, it appears to be the work of al-Qaeda, and soon the FBI and the rest of the government begin scouring the world for jihadists. But then CIA Director Irene Kennedy and Special Agent Skip McMahon are presented with classified information so toxic that they consider destroying it altogether, as it contains intelligence pointing to some of the most powerful players in Washington.

Enter Mitch Rapp, the one man reckless enough to follow the evidence to its explosive conclusion. His journey takes him through the shadowy world of contract killers, into the darkest corners of the globe, and eventually back to Washington, where the fragile pillars of power are shaken to the core.

Don't miss more thrillers by Vince Flynn.

©2006 Vince Flynn; (P)2006 Simon and Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

What the Critics Say

"[A] page turner....with...taut writing and [a] plausible vision of the real work of the intelligence community." (Publishers Weekly)

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    neurons SHELTON, CT, United States 10-16-06
    neurons SHELTON, CT, United States 10-16-06 Member Since 2005
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    "Non-Stop Action with a Bang"

    Act of Treason was easy to get into and fast became a listen that I couldn't put down.
    Mitch Rapp, the Maverick CIA agent, catches the bad guy who blew up the motorcade of a Presidential candidate. The Politico's of the time want to try the bomber in the US court system. This is a glimpse into a world of, what if we let the Terrorists use our courts?
    It's thought provoking with non-stop action which makes for a fun listen all the way.

    10 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    Toots La Rue 03-08-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Great entertainment"

    My husband and I really enjoy listening to Vince's books. George Guidall is the best narrator of the series. Rapp never disappoints!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Hill Bedford, TX, United States 05-24-14
    Hill Bedford, TX, United States 05-24-14 Member Since 2008
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    "I'm going broke."

    This is crazy. I almost wish my brother hadn't put me onto Vince Flynn. I am going through this complete series as fast as I can. I catch my self listening to this series when I should be doing other things. I am buying this series two and three books at a time. My one book a month subscription isn't working very well on this series. I just can't wait till next month for another credit. I am buy three extra credits a month so I can get this series completed. I simply love this series. Mitch Rapp has become my favorite "good guy". Much more down to earth and realistic than Jack Reacher or Cotton Malone. I wish I had the money to buy the movie rights for this complete series. If ever there was a series that would be a fantastic movie series this is it. Every bit as good or better than the Jason Bourne.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Robert Settle 08-01-13 Member Since 2014
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    "Another great fanciful diversion"

    If you would like to take a break from the mundane trivia of everyday life and spend a few hours in a make-believe world of action, justice, and retribution, Vince Flynn is your ticket. His good guys are wonderfully good and powerful, the bad guys absolutely despicable, and in the end, justice will always prevail. Recently I started from the beginning of the series and intend to continue to the latest. Those read by George Guidall are thoroughly enjoyable. Those by other readers, not so much. If you like this kind of entertainment, I suggest you do the series. Get to know the characters and their predilections. Take a great trip through the wild, crazy, often violent, but never disappointing world of Mitch Rapp.

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    Elizabeth Provo, UT, United States 02-20-13
    Elizabeth Provo, UT, United States 02-20-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Good but...."

    The story was okay but good grief the language was terrible. I believe there was about one page with over 10 F*** words on it. I am disappointed as I know that Vince Flynn has swearing in his books but there was so much in this one that it was just distracting. I will pick up the next one in the series but if there is as much swearing in the first few chapters as this one then I will have to give up reading Mr. Flynn's books, and that is just too bad because he tells a really good story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Frannie 10-16-07
    Frannie 10-16-07
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    "It's a 'Gotta Listen'"

    I'm not one for CIA spy stories involving foreign connections, assasination attempts, etc. But in looking for a new author and in spite of the description, I bought it anyway and am I glad I did. Start to finish it's completely worth every minute spent listening. Do yourself a favor...buy this one!

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    Jose 10-19-06
    Jose 10-19-06 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Book!"

    I had waiting for Mr. Flynn's new book, since I heard Consent to Kill. Act of Treason, was as good as the last one. It drew me in and did not let me put it down. The bad thing about a book this good, is that I ignore everything and everyone around me for the duration. Great book!!! Can't wait for the next one.

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    Chris Destin, FL, USA 08-06-09
    Chris Destin, FL, USA 08-06-09 Member Since 2009
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    "Tough As Nails"

    I've read a couple of the Rapp novels--they're even better with Guidall behind the mike.

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    David 10-17-07
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    "A great listen"

    Mitch Rapp is back! This is a great listen, worthy of the superb Vince Flynn tradition. It also leaves the door open for more Rapp, which is even better. I actually drove around just to hear the ending. A modern political thriller -Excellent!

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    Allen Anthony 05-08-16 Member Since 2013

    Listening to good books from around the world, in the comfort of home....

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    "Mitch Rapp is the man"

    International story of murder, corruption, conspiracy , and misdirection at the highest levels of government. Old foes and new political intrigue

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