In the next thrilling novel in the number-one New York Times best-selling Mitch Rapp series, the anti-terrorism operative heads to Pakistan to confront a mortal threat he may not be prepared for. In fact, this time he might have met his match.
Mitch Rapp is used to winning.
But in this follow-up to number-one New York Times best-selling The Survivor, the CIA operative finds himself chasing false leads from continent to continent in an effort to keep Pakistani nukes from falling into the hands of terrorists. Together with friend and colleague Scott Coleman, Rapp struggles to prevent the loss of these lethal weapons, particularly because Russia is also interested in the nukes, though not for the same reason as Rapp and Coleman.
Soon, it becomes alarmingly clear that the forces in Moscow are bent on fomenting even more chaos and turmoil in the Middle East and Rapp must go deep into Russian territory, posing as an American ISIS recruit. There, he uncovers a plan much more dangerous and insidious than he ever expected, one that could have far-reaching and catastrophic consequences.
Written with the same breathless tension and heart-racing action as Vince Flynn's greatest novels, Mitch Rapp's latest adventure is as timely and provocative as ever.
©2016 Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills (P)2016 Simon & Schuster
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I think Kyle Mills has picked up just where Vince Flynn left off. I love the direction the story has taken, WOW what a wild roller coaster of a ride: hoping for Mitch's old new friend to become more that just someone he protects, wondering what is going to happen with Scott, what's happening with the nuclear weapons, who is this new person after Mitch? And the list goes on.
As for people saying same old thing, I guess you could say that about all the popular series from Reacher and Davenport to Gentry, Rhyme and Ryan...
I enjoy series, it's like sitting down and catching up with an old friend and I am so glad this series will continue.
This book is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
George Guidall gave an EXCELLENT performance as always.
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I love espionage, legal, and detective thrillers but listen to most genres. Very frequent reviews. No plot spoilers! Please excuse my typos!
...Order to Kill was worth waiting for. Author Kyle Mills was true to Vice Flynn's style. He wrote a great political/espionage thriller. Vince Flynn has been my favorite author since Term Limits, his only novel with a protagonist other than Mitch Rapp, in 1997. Beginning with his introduction of Mitch Rapp in Transfer of Power in 1999 I have anxiously awaited his next Rapp novel. Every one has earned 5 stars! Vince Flynn is simply the best author of political/espionage thrillers ever; he was the master! The characters are vivid, the technology true, and the stories credible. Vince's death from prostate cancer in mid 2013 felt like the loss of a very close friend to me.
I hoped that Mark Greaney would take over the Mitch Rapp franchise because he is the second most talented author of the genre ever. When Kyle Mills was selected instead I had grave doubts. After The Survivor in 2015 and now Order to Kill those doubts have been put to rest. Kyle Mills is true to Vince Flynn.
Every Mitch Rapp novel is a 5 star treasure. Add Order to Kill to that list. George Guidall has narrated to perfection the 12 most recently released audiobooks in the series.
Order to Kill joins Term limits and the prior 14 Mitch Rapp novels in having my highest possible recommendation.
The Mitch Rapp that Vince Flynn created is my favorite fictional character of all time. The Mitch Rapp in this book is not the same guy. In fact, I am not even sure Kyle Mills ever read a Mitch Rapp book written by Flynn.
Personally, I was not happy when Kyle got this series. I was also a huge Covert One fan, but when Kyle took that series after Ludlum, the tempo of the story, nature of the characters, and quality of the plots suffered. I had hoped that Kyle would stay true to the Mitch Rapp universe, but alas, he did not.
Flynn's Mitch Rapp would have never put himself in a position where he had to kill an innocent. There was no moral ambiguity: innocents and law enforcement were off limits. That was a Hurley rule. Kyle decided that rule doesnt matter anymore. But by ignoring the rules established for the series in the beginning by Flynn, Kyle has, in my opinion, ruined the series completely.
If this were an original series by Kyle, I would say it was a decent book. But as a Mitch Rapp book, I am disappointed.
As always, Guidall was brilliant. He is my favorite narrator. Maybe he should start writing Mitch Rapp instead. I am sure he knows the character better than Mills.
It is sad to say, but the real Mitch Rapp died with Flynn. Vince, I hope you are in heaven now, but we miss you down here.
I truly hope you continue the series. You have done a fantastic job with this book. If you do not keep it up then this book even wrapped it up decently. Thanks for the last 10hrs!! 👍🏼👍🏼
Yes. George Guidell is Mitch Rapp. This is an excellent book.
This book continued the Mitch Rapp series in a very consistent, but interesting way. I don't like to give spoilers so I won't, but it didn't disappoint.
Enjoy. You will like it if you liked the other books.
Written by Kyle Mills in tribute to Vince Flynn, this is the second book in the "Mitch Rapp" series since Flynn passed away in 2013. And tributes they are! Mr. Mills has truly done justice to a series that Vince Flynn began in 1999. It is nearly impossible to feel the difference between the stories conceived and written by the amazing original author and Mills.
In this latest installment, the hero Mitch Rapp and his regular supporting cast are tracking what they believe to be an al-Qeada operation to steal and detonate loosely guarded tactical nukes of Pakistan. But because of deception and possible insider double dealing, Rapp and his team are a step behind and frequently endangered by seemingly bad intel.
So, at first glance (and maybe second and third) the story is stock and hackneyed: Bad guys with only slight techno skills want nukes and good guys move heaven and earth to prevent that. But there are very good twists, turns and motivations that refresh the old saw and turn it into a sterling silver story.
George Guidall being one of three, in my opinion, exceptional narrators for this genre of story (the others being Dick Hill and Ray Porter) the story is unmarred by horrible accents and overacting frequently found in books where Middle Eastern and European accents abound. Guidall does a fabulous job of letting the story talk, not trying infuse it with his own brilliance... which makes him brilliant!
The story is fast paced keeping the action moving without being weighted down by so many characters and subplots that you need a computer and scoring app to keep track. Enjoyable and different, this is a great book even if you have not had the chance to enjoy the previous books in the series.
Order to Kill, the latest Mitch Rapp offering has been taken over by Kyle Mills following the passing of Vince Flynn, the creator of Mitch Rapp. This time out, Rapp is keeping watch over Pakistan's nukes as the country devolves into chaos only to learn that just the fissile fuel is going missing. At the same time a mysterious, Rapp doppelganger appears and nearly takes out Scott Coleman. Eventually, Rapp must go undercover into ISIS to discern the true nature of this diabolical plan.
Classic Mitch Rapp tradecraft are in full display as well as his disdain for rules, orders, and red tape. The entry of a new player that even the late Louie Gould was afraid of, adds an interesting twist as well as future possibilities for the franchise. In addition, an old nemesis is back in the game suggesting movement beyond the typical radical Middle Eastern groups that Rapp has danced with so frequently. Subtle clues hint at new directions for Rapp of a more domestic focus.
George Guidall's narration is one of the best parts of the Mitch Rapp series. Guidall's quintessential gravelly voice with gruff undertones conveys the menacing quality that swirls around Rapp. At the same time, his sense of pacing and tone is superb, producing an almost effortless rendition that results in a can't stop listen.
YES I read the hardcopy and I wasn't even halfway done before I pre ordered the audio! Can Rapp win a fight against someone as good as he is that he doesn't know is hunting him?
Rapp saving someone that Rapp fans will remember! Does Rapp find a new love and can he deal with the feelings that comes with a new love?
The gunfight that Rapp and others get in that has one of the old favorites hanging on to life! Does he/she survive or not is a big question.
It will have you laughing and ready to cry as you read/listen to it!
This is a fast hold on tight action thriller that any Mitch Rapp Fan must have! Kyle Mills has keep the memory of Vince Flynn alive with another Best Seller!
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Vince Flynn's Order To Kill written by Kyle Mills and Read by George Guidall is a knockout! It is more than worth the credit it costs.
Mitch Rapp is back and better than ever!
What happens when you take ISIS terrorists, corrupt Russian politicians, American bureaucrats, a dying friend, a possible new love interest, the sex slave trade, stolen nukes, and set Mitch Rapp lose to straighten it all out? You get a spectacular, edge-of-your-seat thrill ride!
Will Mitch Rapp succeed in infiltrating an ISIS cell planning a nuclear attack, recover the stolen nukes and saves the day? Of course! It's just another day in the life of Mitch Rapp, American Bad Ass.
All the while Mitch is also being hunted by a Russian assassin. Can Mitch beat an assassin who is every bit his equal?
Is ISIS really behind the theft of the missing nukes or is someone else pulling their strings?
And perhaps most difficult of all - Can Mitch survive the never ending onslaught of paint samples and fabric swatches the interior designer he hired to finish the home he began building with his late wife?
Order To Kill is quite possibly the best Mitch Rapp story to date.
As always George Guidall narrates to perfection.
I can't wait for the next installment Kyle Mills writes in the Mitch Rapp series!
Kyle Mills has once again done a flawless job of carring on with the Mitch Rapp story. really enjoyed the last two books as good as the excellent Vince flynn. you would never know that the last two books were by a different author obviously alot of time had been spent studying Vince flynns style of writing. this last instalment was probably my favourite in the whole series. well done Mr Mills more of the same please
"Love it! "
Kyle Mills continues to develop the character of Vince Flynn's Mitch Wrap as he fights to save the world from itself, this time battling an alliance of a corrupt Russian President and ISIS.
This story also gives a glimpse of hope and possible happiness in Wrap's future.....
Can't wait for the next installment!!
Narration By George Guidall superb, as always.
"One of the best"
Another great story by the master of the thriller. I highly recommend this book. Don't miss reading this one.
The second Mitch Rapp novel by Kyle Mills is better than her first effort but still has a weak storyline which tails off in the last few chapters.
Lets have a convincing ending with more drama next time.
"Mitch never disappoints. Great story."
As usual couldn't put it down. I see the Russian reappearing in the future, hopefully on Mitch's side.
This has to be one of my favourite listens this year so far. It was a gripping listen from page 1 until the very last page. Its made me want to start from book 1 and go back through the whole series. This has action adventure and intrigue in abundance. This series is at the very top in this class of books. Another great narration from george Guidall but i have come to expect nothing lesss. So if you want a dam good listen then download this.
"Thought - time to retire Rapp??-"
I'm a huge Rapp fan,, and waited excitedly for this book on pre order. Worth the wait? No. It is very predictable, dull and very standard fare indeed.
"I really enjoyed this book"
This book would be up with all the Vince Flynn books I have read.
I feel that this book stays true to Vince Flynn's character. Whilst he had a very strong and well-identified character to deal with I imagine that is both a blessing and a curse. I really enjoyed the fact the high quality of the suspense and action is maintained in this book. It is clearly the original character but there are some new little twists that are developing and are very interested.
Strangely given all the high-octane action scenes I think that I most enjoyed the scene when Mitch Rapp comes home to his home.
The scene when they rescue Scott Coleman as he is a character who has been so well developed over the books and who you feel you can identify with.
It cannot be easy to take over such a well like and strong character as Mitch Rapp. I was not sure how I would like the idea but I find that I am enjoying these books as much as the original ones. Keep up the good work.
Move aside James Bond or Jason Bourne! Mitch Wrapp is the guy you never want to cross!!
Great book with a fast paced storyline. Narration is top notch as always! My only fault? I've now got read the whole series so I've got to wait for the next one!!!!!!
Love the book Kyle..... when's the next????
Long live Mitch rapp!! The legend of the CIA
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