The four dead guards didn’t concern Mitch Rapp as much as the absence of the man they’d been paid to protect. Joe Rickman wasn’t just another foot soldier. For the last eight years Rickman had ran the CIA’s clandestine operations in Afghanistan. It was a murky job that involved working with virtually every disreputable figure in the Islamic Republic. More than a quarter billion dollars in cash had passed through Rickman’s hands during his tenure as the master of black ops and no one with a shred of sense wanted to know the details of how that money had been spent.
At first glance it looks as if Rickman has been kidnapped, but Rapp knows certain things about his old friend that cause him to wonder if something more disturbing isn’t afoot. Irene Kennedy, the director of the CIA, has ordered Rapp to find Rickman at all costs. Rapp must navigate the ever-shifting landscape of Afghanistan as the Taliban, Iranians, Pakistanis and Russians all plot to claim their piece of the war torn state.
With Afghanistan crumbling around him, Rapp must be as ruthless as his enemies and as deceitful as people in his own government if he has any hopes of completing his mission.
©2012 Vince Flynn (P)2012 Simon & Schuster Audio
Come on! This is a silly question to ask anyone.
Yes, character well developed, action keeps the story moving.
Mr. Guidall I will rate. He's in the top two or three readers I've have the pleasure to listen to and an author has the good luck to have perform his/her book.
It was nice to get back to the "later in life" Mitch Rapp. To see the intricate relationships on a basis of respect. I listen to this series and hope that the really is someone like Mitch out there working for us.
I plan to listen to this again. It's a page turner and wonderfully performed
not his best
A typical Mitch Rapp story. Not as exciting as some of his biiks
He has done most of the Nitch Rapp books so his voice is what you nexpect. He switches characaters pretty well
No, not really
yes, and without hesitation.
Typical for a Vince Flynn novel. Most of his books are a great read.
His first encounter with the civilians in a meeting in country.
The whole bbok was entertaining. I thought the very end of the book could have been a little stronger.
Yes. Can't get enough of Mitch Rapp. Always listen a second time to pickup the details I missed the first time through.
Yes. The situation looks hopeless between the foreign terrorists trying to destroy us and the liberals in Washington getting in the way of the people trying to protect us but Mitch Rapp prevails once more with a vingence.
Great as always. Definitely my favorite narrator.
I have read all the Mitch Rapp books and this one did not disappoint. Another great story from Vince Flynn and another great performance by George Guidall. If you like action, trauma and intrigue you will love this book. I highly recommend the whole series.
Regrettably, the latest Vince Flynn effort is very formulaic and, at least for this listener, lacked the taut edginess of his earlier efforts. Mr. Guidall's narration is good, but can't save the predictable plot.
Absolutely. Excellent listen. The whole Mitch Rapp series has been great. None of books have been disappointing. Can't wait to get back to the book to find out what happens next.
I really really like the way he deals with arrogant people who are full of themselves especially the politicians. Makes me smile and sometimes laugh out loud.
George Guidall is the perfect reader for this series. I would be disappointed if someone else read his next book. Guidall is the best choice for this & also Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire.
Keep them coming Mr. Flynn
"Flynn's last Book Doesn't Disappoint"
The last Man was a book that I didn't want to read/listen to. Not because I thought it was bad, but because I knew that it was the last full book written by Vince Flynn, and in a way I wanted to save it or keep it for some time in the future. Of course there isn't an author out there that would want you to not read or listen to their book, and so I started, and finished it.
I have to say, I think that this was one of the best books in the Mitch Rapp series. I found the storyline to be captivating, with Rapp coming up against a man who's genius is unrivaled in "the company". Joe Rickman, who has stolen, or gathered, the most sensitive of information, that threatens to bring the CIA to it's knees, has come up with a plan for just about every eventuality, going to extreme lengths to fool all around him. What he hasn't planned for, or better to say, what he couldn't plan for, was Mitch Rapp coming after him, with everything he has. This leads to a page turner that will keep you reading/listening from beginning to end.
George Guidall, as always does a great job at bringing the characters to life. I love to hear audiobooks read by him.
I'm happy that this book turned out so well, and I hope that the Mitch Rapp series continues long in to the future.
"Another fast moving and realistic thriller"
Always a gripping thriller writer and true to life in the modern world.
Vince Flynn has a compelling style and this book is a good addition to his library.
"Another book you won't won't want to put down."
It is a pity that Vince Flynn lost his life at such an early age. To think of the best novels he could yet write we will miss those brilliant stories and the out hero Mitch Rapp.
"Rapp @ his best!"
Great story, fabulous narration and as always a ripping good yarn!! Good to see a vulnerable side to Rapp.
"another average Mitch book"
I have read or listened to all Vince Flynn books, this is below average, same old formula, read it all before, come on Vince you last 2 books were brilliant.
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