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Transfer of Power Audiobook

Transfer of Power

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Publisher's Summary

A group of terrorists invades the White House, driving the president into an underground bunker, where he can't communicate with his government. Mitch Rapp, the CIA's top counter-terrorist operative, sneaks into the executive mansion to take control and finds that the terrorists are the least of the president's and the nation's problems.

©1999 Vince Flynn. All rights reserved; (P)1999 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.

What the Critics Say

"His description of the White House is impressive; readers will wonder if the secret passageways, hidden rooms, and clever deception devices that help load this story with seemingly endless intrigue really exist." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Ewan Gisborne, VIC, Australia 06-17-09
    Ewan Gisborne, VIC, Australia 06-17-09
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    "shallow and predictable"

    spend your credits on other titles.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Andrea Linz, Austria 01-23-09
    Andrea Linz, Austria 01-23-09 Member Since 2009
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    "disappointing"

    I'm not a great fan of thrillers and this one didn't change my mind: Flat and stereotype characters and a very predictable story.
    The original might be better, but I wouldn't recommend the abridged format.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Raymond Higgins 08-23-16 Member Since 2016
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    "too short"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    Yes. The abridged version leaves out some pertinent information - particularly related the the vice-president's actions.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Melissa St. Louis, MO, United States 12-19-12
    Melissa St. Louis, MO, United States 12-19-12 Member Since 2012
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    "not the best narrator/great novel"
    What did you love best about Transfer of Power?

    plot, character development


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Transfer of Power?

    honestly, I am listening to all Flynn's novels, so the plots run together...


    What three words best describe Daniel Oreskes’s performance?

    mispronounced some words, romance scenes sounded weird


    Any additional comments?

    I'm not sure if it was the rendition or Flynn's writing, but I didn't think the romance/sex parts were believable or well done...the political intrigue, espionage, and military action is captivating and entertaining.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    michael Perth, Australia 07-23-12
    michael Perth, Australia 07-23-12 Member Since 2011
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    "wonderfully crafted"
    What did you love best about Transfer of Power?

    suspense and reality of the story


    What other book might you compare Transfer of Power to and why?

    other Mitch Rapp stories, gritty and believable


    What do you think the narrator could have done better?

    characters are a little weak


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yes really pleased


    Any additional comments?

    no comments

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    John Eatonville, WA, United States 12-23-10
    John Eatonville, WA, United States 12-23-10 Member Since 2007
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    "Abridged??"

    I wish Audible had the un-abridged form of the book. The abridged book is a little too choppy and seems to be missing sections of the full size book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Katherine H. Stevenson 04-22-09
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    "Unbelievable"

    Okay, these stories are fiction but really! A man fires from the top of the Hotel Washington to the roof of the White House and no one confronts him? The plot is just not well thought through or well executed.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Debbie Lake Havasu, AZ, United States 11-19-10
    Debbie Lake Havasu, AZ, United States 11-19-10 Member Since 2008
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    "Great Author / Bad Narration"

    Vince Flynn and Mitch Rapp are my favorites but the narrator on this one ruined the listen. If you are out there Vince, PLEASE stick to George Guidall.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    11-11-08
    11-11-08 Listener Since 2008
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    "Transfer of Power"

    good book and it will hold your interest.

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful

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